An Opportunity for Entry-Level VFX Artists to Join Jedi Academy in Australia from Disney

An Opportunity for Entry-Level VFX Artists to Join Jedi Academy in Australia from Disney

Australia 11 Dec 2020
Walt Disney

Walt Disney

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Disney offers a job opportunity for entry-level VFX artists to join Sydney’s first Jedi academy in early 2021. If you have an eye for detail, an interest in paint and roto and a thirst for knowledge this program is for you.


You must:

  1. Be a VFX graduate or junior artist with a genuine passion for a career in paint and roto.
  2. A basic understanding of 2D, and passion for technology.
  3. Be a great collaborator, a curious learner with a blend of creative and technical skills.
  4. Bachelor's degree in VFX, digital media or animation, and/or a reel demonstrating evidence of your work in layout, and a general understanding of VFX.
  5. The Jedi academy paint and roto program will start in February 2021. It's offering 12 month opportunities consisting of an intensive and full-time initial training period (6-12 weeks depending on discipline and applicant level) followed by on the job development. This is a paid position.
  6. Applicants must reside in NSW and provide proof of long-term eligibility to work in Australia. The company can't provide assistance for relocation, housing, transportation, or work authorization for the Jedi academy.


You will learn the following, through this opportunity:

  • An understanding of 2d motion and animation for both rotoscoping and organic hand painting.
  • Breaking down and rebuilding various segments within a plate through the creation and implementation of self-made elements.
  • General plate prep, clean plate projections, and dynamic recreation through frame by frame hand painted.
  • A strong eye for color, lighting, perspective, lens and grain structure, and all-around aesthetic skills in judging photo-realism.
  • ILM's proprietary tools and pipeline.

About Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. With operations in more than 40 countries, Disney employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

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