Added by on 2013-08-04

Laika Motion Graphics Internship – Fall 2013


Category: Other
Company: Laika
Location: Portland (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

LAIKA/house, located in Portland, Oregon, is an eclectic team of passionate artists focused on crafting memorable content using all mediums of animation (CG, 2D and stop motion), live action integration and visual effects. Expert storytellers, our studio directors and designers work with global advertising agencies to spark life into branded characters and evolve their worlds into tangible or digital reality. If you’ve watched prime-time TV or spent any time online in the past 30 years, you’ve seen our successful collaborations with clients including Apple, Coca-Cola, ESPN, M&M’S, SPAM, Honda, Planters and Frito Lay.

LAIKA/house’s Motion Graphics Intern will gain valuable hands-on production experience and training by working 40 hours a week in collaboration with our skilled professionals. Interns are supported and challenged as they benefit from over 35 years of renowned expertise dedicated to breakthrough animation.

Essential Job Functions

Design and produce composited motion graphics sequences involving typography, photography, live action and 2D and/or 3D animated elements.
Able to provide visually creative solutions to Directors.
Help to combine live action, stage, and cg elements into visual effects shots that realize the Director’s vision and the creative direction.
Able to assist on creative look development using compositing tools.
Work to develop visual ideas for a diverse range of projects.
Good problem solving skills.
Communicate effectively with production management, creative leads and technical support teams.
Meet deadlines as established by production management.
Actively safeguards LAIKA’s Proprietary and Confidential Information.


Completed his or her Junior year, or has graduated within the last two years with a Bachelor’s degree in Animation, Film, Fine Art or Computer Science or other relevant area of study.
Strong design skills.
Ability to work directly with directors, producers, editors, and animators to solve complex compositing issues.
Extensive knowledge of current compositing, editing and/or paintbox systems such as After Effects, Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop and Nuke.
Able to work both collaboratively and independently.
Open to taking direction and able to embrace change.
Exhibit a strong attention to detail, communication skills, a great attitude, and work ethic.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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