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Light & Shadow Artists

Tim Hallidayby on Apr 24, 2018
Company
The SPA Studios
Location
Madrid, Spain
Job Category
Lighting
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Entry Level
Pay / Salary
Monthly Salary
Job Description
Context:
Klaus is a feature length animated film from The SPA Studios.
The SPA Studios are using digital tools to reimagine the charm of classical 2d animation blended, with unique cutting edge digital techniques that adds a fresh volumetric look, lighting and texturing that people have to come to expect in family movies.

Job Description:
The Light and Shadow artist creates the effect of light on top of 2D animated characters using our in-house software. You heard it! KLAUS is the first hand drawn feature animation with volumetric lighting and texture. We are pushing 2D animation to a new level with our state of the art tools using artistic sensibility and innovative software to give volume to the flat nature of hand drawn animation.

Responsibilities:
 Create and shape highlights and shadows on top of the animated character, to represent the light sources in the scene, and to enhance clarity and aesthetic of the frame.
 Animate these lighting elements with our unique software.
 Keep the consistency of form and style throughout animated scenes.

Requirements:
 Basic drawing and understanding of light, and how it affects three dimensional objects.
 Ability to interpret 2D stylized drawings and to propose their three-dimensional form through lighting.
 Written and spoken English is a must.
 No 3D is involved in the process. It doesn’t require any special technical skills. We use in-house software and provide training.


Who should apply:
 Animation and VFX school graduates
 Rotoscope artists
 Concept artists
 Clean-up artists
 Junior animators
 Anyone who believes they’re have the right sensibility and wants to start working in animation industry.
 Ability to relocate and right to work in Madrid a bonus

please apply via The SPA Studios website - thanks!
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