Tender Claws - 3D Modelers and Sounder Designers (Full Time & Internships)

 

Tender Claws is an award winning art studio working at the intersection of art and games. They are seeking one or two talented team members with a strong portfolio that showcases their skills as a 3D modeler or a Sound Designer. For Modeling, Tender Claws is looking for people that have experience working in Unity creating assets for games. They are a small team, so they're especially looking for self-motivated individuals with a strong work ethic and creative interests that fit their studio culture.

Tender Claws is looking to hire for a 3 month long position on a VR game for Daydream VR focused on art/story/game Virtual, Virtual Reality. They will also consider exceptional candidates not based in LA.

Qualifications:

Modeling

  • Be able to quickly create game ready 3D models for mobile VR (low polygon count)
  • Experience with Unity 3D.
  • Animation and rigging skills a plus.  

 

Sound

  • Be able to record, compose, or edit specific sound effects
  • experience with foley sound a plus
  • Also ability to compose, generate ambient soundscapes

 

How to apply:

Please send the following to info@tenderclaws.com

Subject: Tender Claws New Hire

 

1. Portfolio or links to projects.

2. Resume/CV.

3. Short intro email that states skills, experience, and interest.

Here Be Dragons - Production & Engineering Internships

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CONTACT: Will Cherry, will@dragons.org

Production

Here Be Dragons is seeking production interns for the Fall 2016 semester. Though the core of the internship curriculum is rooted in traditional film production skills, participants will gain insight into all facets of VR development, production and post-production and will work cross-department as needed. Daily intern tasks include basic operations needs paired with assisting staff, directors and in-house production teams on virtual reality shoots.

Such responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with visual research

  • Assisting with project bidding research

  • Organizing production assets and content

  • Runs to various studio rental houses for camera/production needs

  • Assisting with event and festival prep

  • Meeting daily operations needs in rotation with other interns (i.e. lunch

    pickup/setup/cleanup, meeting room prep) Requirements:

  • Passion for immersive media and awareness of evolving technologies

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • The ability to follow directions efficiently and be detail-oriented

  • A “no-task-is-too-small” attitude

  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver's license

  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite and Google Apps

  • Laptop and excellent work ethic

  • Sense of humor

    This internship provides an intimate perspective into the inner-workings of a major VR production studio. Potential to work on set for interns who prove themselves. As this internship is unpaid, you must be able to require college credit. Lunch and mileage reimbursements provided.

    Interested candidates should submit resumes and a cover letter to internship@dragons.org. Please do not call the office line. 

 

Post Production

Here Be Dragons is seeking a post production intern for the Fall 2016 semester. Though the core of the internship curriculum is rooted in post production workflow, participants will gain insight into all facets of VR development, production and post-production and will work cross-department as needed. Daily intern tasks include basic operations needs paired with assisting the post production team and their workspace.

Such responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with project ingest, organization, and stitching

  • Organizing post-production assets

  • Runs to various post production/VFX houses

  • Assisting with event and festival prep

  • Meeting daily operations needs in rotation with other interns (lunch pickup, setup, meeting room prep, office runs, various administrative tasks)

    Requirements:

  • Passion for immersive media and awareness of evolving technologies

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • The ability to follow directions efficiently and be detail-oriented

  • A “no-task-is-too-small” attitude

  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver's license

  • Experience in Kolor Software, Adobe Creative Suite, Filemaker Pro, and any

    alternative VR/AR tech is a major plus.

    This internship provides an intimate perspective into the inner-workings of a major VR production studio. As this internship is unpaid, you must be able to require college credit. Interested candidates should submit resumes and a cover letter to internship@dragons.org. Please do not call the office line.

 

Engineering

Here Be Dragons is a Virtual Reality storytelling studio. Our work typically exists at the apex of narrative and technological exploration where we encounter creative obstacles and strive for solutions. We’re looking for like-minded individuals with passion and focus for the future of storytelling and tech. This internship is ideal for an engineering student with a general knowledge of and passion for electronics and interests in photography and VR.

Duties

- Design of basic VR camera support systems
- Sourcing appropriate parts based on tests and simulations
- Operation of 3D printers
- Basic electrical design (camera sync cables, power distribution)

Requirements

Any prospective intern must be focused, detail-oriented and able to manage repetitive tasks with enduring accuracy and concentration. Most importantly, he or she must have a willingness to learn and grow, in knowledge and ability. Here Be Dragons is located in Los Angeles, CA; as such you must have access to your own transportation, a valid license and car insurance. A laptop to bring to work is ideal. Any prospective intern should also have a good understanding of one or more of the following:

- Electrical Engineering (electric circuits and components, simulation, PCB design, analog/digital electronics)
- Experience with CNC, laser cutters, 3D printers (FFD)
- Basic Experience with Solidworks, AutoCAD, Eagle

- Basic knowledge of cameras

This internship provides an intimate perspective into the inner-workings of a major VR production studio. As this internship is unpaid, you must be able to require college credit. Interested candidates should submit resumes and a cover letter to internship@dragons.org. Please do not call the office line.

 

Los Angeles 823 Seward Street, Los Angeles, CA 90038 | Phone 323 817 3300 | Fax 323 817 3333 New York 38 W 21st Street 12th Floor, New York, NY 10010 | Phone 212 337 3327 | Fax 212 337 9686 www.dragons.org

Wonder Buffalo - AR/VR Production Crew

WonderBuffalo is looking for a whole cast of VR/AR experts as it designs content in collaboration with partners like Universal, Warner Brothers, Disney, Sony, and more. The positions open are:

Creative Director
Producer
Programmer
Interactive Designer
Narrative Designer
Sound Designer
Developer
Art Director

Contact: Drew Diamond // Producer
Diamond.drew@gmail.com

VRScout - USC Correspondent

Seeking official USC correspondent for VRScout! We're looking for a contributing writer to cover the major VR/AR-related development, events, and initiatives at USC. The expectation would be 1-2 posts per month. Interested people please contact malia@vrscout.com with a short bio addressing your specific interest and a writing sample.

GreenlightVR - Marketing Internship

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Marketing Intern

Location: San Francisco, CA

Our Marketing Intern works closely with the full team, including CEO, Senior Vice President, and Marketing Manager, to plan and execute marketing projects that support our growing research firm.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the creation of signage, mock ups, e-mail campaigns, digital promotion, etc.
  • Assist in the distribution or delivery of marketing materials
  • Assist with fulfillment of marketing offers
  • Assist with execution of and attend events
  • Perform analysis of marketing and sales data
  • Seek and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials both on and offline
  • Prepare presentations
  • Enter and update contact information into contact management systems
  • Provide support to social media efforts

SKILLS

The Marketing Intern must have the following qualities:

  • Be enthusiastic about virtual and augmented reality
  • Be a major in sales, marketing, advertising, communications, business or other related majors
  • Have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Have past marketing experience
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

If interested, contact hello@greenlightinsights.com

Viacom NEXT - Fall Co-Op 2016

Position available:

Unreal Engine 4 / Unity Developer

3D Generalist

 

Viacom NEXT is Viacom’s internal virtual reality team. We are developing a series of internal prototypes and products in Unreal Engine and Unity over the fall and are looking for appropriate students to help with work in rapid prototyping.

Ideal candidates should be comfortable with fast-paced, rapid development; a curiosity and nimbleness in adapting new technologies in their workflow; and an eagerness to help us build experiences the world has never seen before. Unity or Unreal Engine 4 experience is essential. Experience with developing in VR is a huge plus.

The paid internship will begin from Late-August to Early-December 2016, and will be situated at Viacom’s headquarters in Times Square, New York City. 

Interested applicants should send a link to their portfolio and resume to next@viacom.com, along with a paragraph about their most memorable Virtual Reality experience.

Defrost VR - Internships

Company description:

Randal Kleiser Productions is a feature film and Virtual Reality company headed by Randal Kleiser, director of such hit films as Grease, The Blue Lagoon, White Fang, Flight of the Navigator, the critically acclaimed It’s My Party, and the VR Series, Defrost.

 

Job description:

- Student will work in the post-production of the VR series Defrost. 

This is an unpaid internship for 1-5 days a week.  Students will work for credit/experience. 

 

Qualifications: 

Seeking for for editors, visual effects artists, VFX compositors, sound mixers and sound designers. 

Interest in virtual reality is a must. 

Student must have one or more of the following requirements:

Proficiency in Adobe Premiere. 

Proficiency in Adobe After Effects and/or Nuke.

Proficiency in ProTools or other sound mixing software.

 

Contact:

scottfis@usc.edu