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

Tender Claws - VR Engineer/Designer

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Tender Claws is an award winning art studio working at the intersection of art and 

games. We are seeking one or two talented team members with a strong 

portfolio of completed projects that prove their skills as a 

Developer/Designer.  We’re ideally looking for people that enjoy both 

coding and design work, but are also interested in pure developers with 

lots of Unity C# experience. We are a small team, so we are especially 

looking for self-motivated individuals with a strong work ethic and 

creative interests that fit our studio culture.

 

We are initially looking to hire  for a 3-4 month long project finishing 

up an experimental VR game for Google Daydream.  We will consider 

exceptional candidates not based in LA.

Qualifications:

  1. Significant game development experience and portfolio.
  2. Strong Unity and C# skills.
  3. Modeling and character animation skills a strong plus.  

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.

Emblematic Group - Software Engineer

Emblematic Group is looking for a mid/senior level engineer that can hit the ground running. We need engineers who understand  Unity Engineering, HTML API integration and mobile development for reading webpages, and other web content in Unity. We are a small studio, so we need a self-motivated proactive individual who works well with others and has a professional work ethic.

Responsibilities

 

•   General Unity engineering support

•   Write/integrate new systems that support the creative directors vision

•   Experience with Virtual Reality a plus - Vive, GearVR, etc., 

•   Experience in UI design - a plus

 

Please respond to jobs@EmblematicGroup.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.

Entry Point VR

Company Description

We are an interdisciplinary team of computer scientists, investors, educators, and screenwriters committed to shaping the future of interactive technology. Our mission is to make virtual reality available to anyone, on any device, anywhere on the globe. Link

 

Job Descriptions

  • Awesome front end web developer: CSS/HTML/whatever Javascript frameworks, experience with webGL/three.js is a bonus!
  • Branding/marketing designer: flexible technical experience with an eye for futuristic and luxury design
  • Leverager: fast-paced assistant to CEO and CTO with management experience


There are other roles not listed here we are looking to fill as well... if you know someone that could be great... Please email carissa@entrypointvr.com for more information

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