Hiring Graphic Designer
Illumination Mac Guff is one of the world’s leading studios for animated feature films.
Based in Paris, the company is known for such global blockbusters as the franchise Despicable Me, The Lorax, Minions, The Secret Life of Pets and Sing – all produced by Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures.
The studio is currently in production on Illumination’s slate of four films : The Grinch (2018) and the sequels of The Secret Life of Pets (2019), Minions (2020) and Sing (2020).
We are currently looking for a Graphic designer .
Duties and Responsibilities
• Design visuals for posters, products packaging, magazine covers, shop signs, user interface designs (control rooms, dashboards, etc…) that appear in the sets of animated feature films currently in production.
• Harmonize drawing, typography and color within the design to create a ready-to-use image.
• Think creatively and propose funny, striking and original concepts, graphics and layouts, to enrich the visual content of the film while remaining faithful to the artistic spirit of the film.
• Adapt to the period of the films, whether it is old designs or modern designs.
• Work closely with Art Director and Directors.
Qualifications and skills
• Strong artistic skills in design, drawing, painting, perspective and composition.
• Advanced software skills in Photoshop
• In-depth knowledge of typography, characters’ anatomy and color science is required.
• Good communication skills and ability to take notes and direction.
• Ability to work within a team, prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlines.
• French and/or English knowledge is required.
• A knowledge of basic animation and visual effects using After Effects a plus.
• A knowledge of Illustrator a plus.
• Background in art history a plus.
• Work permit in France pre-required.
• If possible, we would like you to select your best work and to include in your portfolio a variety of visuals both digital and traditional.
• When applying, please tick the box “Art Department” as main skills and specify “Graphic Designer” as an additional information.
We thank all applicants for their interest!
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