Art Assistant

Art Department San Francisco, CA


Position at Industrial Light & Magic


Provides administrative and production support to the Art department

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
  • Runs errands around Lucas facility and in the Bay Area
  • Assists artists with clean-up of concept and storyboard artwork
  • Maintains department databases

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Art, Graphic Design or Animation, or equivalent.
  • A working knowledge of artwork presentation preparation.
  • Strong traditional drawing skills required. Knowledge of concept and storyboard art a plus.
  • Must work well in high-pressure environment.
  • Background in graphic art, design or film highly preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of Macintosh computer systems including Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, iDVD, MS Office. Knowledge of Linux, Modo and Zbrush a plus.
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills.
  • Must have fully insured vehicle for running errands.
  • Must be able to lift 25lbs.