[Job] Art Director & Layout Supervisor for "Chris the Swiss"

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[Job] Art Director & Layout Supervisor for "Chris the Swiss"

Post by CLO » 05 Sep 2014, 14:27

Société : Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion

Localisation : Zurich - Suisse

Pour un projet de Long métrage en 2D nommé Chris the Swiss

Recherche : 1 Directeur artistique

A partir du : 01/10/2014

Pour une durée de : 1 année

Type de contrat : CDD

Logiciel(s) utilisé(s) pour le poste : TV Paint

Idée de salaire : habituel dans la branche

Un test est-il demandé ? : Non

Possibilité de travailler à distance ? : Non

Description du poste : Art Director & Layout Supervisor for "Chris the Swiss"

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: October - December 2014 in Zurich, continuing 2015 in Zagreb, Croatia

Dschoint Ventschr, a Zurich based internationally acclaimed film production company, is looking for an experienced and skillful Art Director and Layout Supervisor to work on the feature film ?Chris the Swiss?. Dschoint Ventschr develops, produces and distributes films that are primarily concerned with cross-culture aspects, politics and society; feature and documentary films that have the meeting of various cultures as their theme. Dschoint Ventschr works consistently on the continuing development of a modern cinematic visual language and utilizes the creative possibilities of new technologies.

The Movie ? Chris the Swiss
Chris the Swiss, a half-documentary half-animated movie, is based on real circumstances during the Yugoslavian War in the early 1990ies and will be produced from fall 2014 onwards in Zagreb, Croatia. The movie targets an adult audience and uses different techniques of animation. The focus is on hand-drawn 2D animation on paper as well as digital drawing. ?Chris the Swiss? Teaser: http://www.dschointventschr.ch/en/indev ... -the-swiss" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Duties and Responsibilities
The wanted Art Director and Layout Supervisor is expected to lead, guide and finish the ongoing and already well developed design process for Characters, Props, EFX and Background Design. As Art Director, you will work in close exchange with the Director, Designers and Storyboard Artist in Zurich, Switzerland. The developed design needs a guiding hand to finalize and merge all ongoing processes including the technical, software-based implementation for the later production work in Croatia. Your job will be preparing and organizing the Layout Department in Switzerland for the production in Croatia, while working closely with the Animation Supervisor and the Art Department to set up the necessary steps for the production of the layouts in the animation studio in Zagreb. You will also be working on background layouts and integrating those with the character layouts. You will be setting up guidelines and rules for the Layout production of the later stages in Croatia. You will continue to lead and guide the Layout department from early 2015 onwards and during the whole production in Zagreb, Croatia.

Job Requirements / Qualifications
- 2-3+ years of layout experience in feature animation or similar
- experienced in both workflows of traditional paper and digital layouts
- strong organization skills, independent self monitoring and reliable work ethics
- good communication skills in spoken and written English

For a successful application send the following material to both:
Sereina, Production: sereina@dschointventschr.ch and Roger, Line Producer: roger@vaudeville-studios.ch
- CV and Resume
- Link to online portfolio with different extracts of your work always with precise specification of your part of the job
- Link to Demoreel online?
- If you do send material send material by mail do it in QuickTime or PDF Format only, less than 15MB per mail

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