Wednesday, April 29, 2009

JOB ALERT!!! 3D/DFX Artist - Crispin Porter + Bogusky

Crispin Porter + Bogusky with offices in Miami, FL and Boulder, CO is looking for a 3D/DFX Artist to join the Art department.

CP+B is a factory. A factory that makes advertising and branded creative content. But there is no assembly line. All the work is custom designed and assembled by hand. We don’t have the luxury of knowing the product we build today will be exactly like the product we built yesterday. To be successful, we have to approach every single day like it will be our defining moment. Because that’s the reality.

If you’re interested in our company’s philosophy and have what it takes please read on.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Must be able to develop a CGI shot from start to finish, including animations for interactive or broadcast usage.
• Work with Art Directors, Photographers and 3D Modelers in developing creative assets.
• Must be able to problem solve creatively as well as follow art direction.
• A DFX artist works with the creative team from the beginning providing insight and strategy in the development of a shot.

Job Requirements:
• 3-5 years experience as a CGI artist building models and environments
• Proficient in 3D Lighting, Texutre and Composition with still photo assets
• Knowledge of a broad spectrum of creative digital issues, specifically an understanding of the execution abilities, and limitations, of art and print production
• Must be comfortable working under pressure and in a high-traffic setting that may demand quick turnarounds and dealing with many types of media
• A superior working knowledge of Photoshop and both traditional and digital photography
• Backgrounds in pre-press, photography and the ability to sketch are helpful
• Proficiency in other platforms, such as After Effects and Shake
• Experience in automotive rendering and retouching is a substantial bonus

Educational Requirements:
• BS or BFA in an art related field, with a focus on 3D, Visual Effects, photography, post-production, design, or fine art.

Enough about you, we’ve got some explaining to do now: best known for our work reinventing the Burger King brand, saving lives with the anti-tobacco movement Truth and the launch of the MINI BMW, Crispin Porter + Bogusky (with main offices in Boulder, Colorado and Miami, Florida) has the unprecedented distinction of winning the Grand Prix at the Cannes International Advertising festival in five separate categories. Along with walking away with the high distinction of being named "Interactive Agency of the Year" not once, but twice (in 2006 and 2007.) The agency has been named “Agency of the Year” nine times by Advertising Age, Creativity, Adweek and Media Magazine combined and was recently named “Most Awarded Digital Agency In the World” by the Won Report. The agency and its work has been profiled in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Business Week, Forbes, Fast Company, Time, Newsweek, Advertising Age, Creativity and Archive.

If you’re still reading, congratulations. You are under the CP+B spell - just like us - and we want to meet you!

If the feeling is mutual, send your resume to (please specify “3D/DFX Artist” in subject of your email)

What we offer you besides a killer job:
Competitive salaries, relocation package, excellent benefits (Health, dental, 401k, etc) and a very unique company culture.

Posted: 2009-04-16