Art Assistant

Art Department Vancouver, BC


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Position Summary

Provides administrative and entry level design support for the Art department, including Creative Director, Department Manager, Art Director and Concept artists.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative and general support to Art dept. personnel and clients
  • Assists in all phases of production from bidding to archiving
  • Maintains inventory, orders and stocks all department supplies
  • Conducts library/video research for reference materials
  • Creates presentation packages for meetings including scanning, printing and mounting of concept and storyboard artwork
  • Responsible for general department maintenance
  • Assists artists with clean-up of concept and storyboard artwork
  • Maintains department databases

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Art, Graphic Design, Animation, or equivalent
  • Strong traditional drawing skills required. Knowledge of concept and storyboard art as well as fundamental design principles
  • A working knowledge of artwork presentation preparation
  • Must work well in high-pressure environment
  • Background in graphic art, design or film highly preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of design programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign. Knowledge of Linux, Modo, Zbrush or Maya a plus
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills
  • Concept art or design portfolio required