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  1. About Us: 

    Mousetrappe is on the cutting edge of multi-media production, working with top theme park and cultural experiences to produce state of the art content around the world for everything from theme parks to museums to live entertainment. We do this by amassing teams of creative, inspiring, hard-working, and focused people who believe in the power of storytelling to bring life and dimension to otherwise static experiences. Our culture is based on collaboration, creativity, performance and having a positive impact not only for our clients, but the people who experience our work first hand as theme park goers, museum aficionados, thrill seekers and more. 

    Position Details: 

    We are searching for rigging artists to join our team here at Mousetrappe! We're looking for people who know how to make things move! The ideal candidates will understand the kinetics of motion and intuit the flexibility/needs desired by animators on down the line. Working in a collaborative environment, this position offers a chance for candidates to exhibit their creativity and technical skill. As this is a small studio environment, riggers must feel comfortable trouble-shooting their own technical problems to a degree as there is limited full-time technical support. The position is freelance/project-based and would run for about 8 weeks beginning in early July.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design and maintain a smooth and efficient rig for CG assets. 
    • Work closely with Animation team to ensure that the productions' needs are being understood and met. 
    • Build intuitive and fast puppets
    • Create and adjust rigging standards
    • Contribute to the team with solutions and ideals on a visual and technical level
    • Identify and solve potential problems to stay on schedule
    • Communicate clearly and efficiently all production needs, schedule complications, etc.

    Requirements:

    • Expert level knowledge of Maya
    • Ability to work collaboratively with animators and team
    • Fast and efficient
    • Familiarity with full animation/CG techniques and pipeline
    • Good communication skills
    • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in character rigging, must have quadruped/bipeds in portfolio
    • MUST be local to LA, no relocation or remote work possible.

    Submit the Following for Consideration:

    1. Link to Sample of Work and/or Portfolio
    2. Current Resume
    3. Desired Freelance Rate

    No agencies and no calls please. Do not send duplicate applications, samples or emails through our website.

    Due to a typical large volume of responses, only candidates under consideration will receive reply. To all others we appreciate your interest and thank you in advance.


  2. About Us: 

    Mousetrappe is on the cutting edge of multi-media production, working with top theme park and cultural experiences to produce state of the art content around the world for everything from theme parks to museums to live entertainment. We do this by amassing teams of creative, inspiring, hard-working, and focused people who believe in the power of storytelling to bring life and dimension to otherwise static experiences. Our culture is based on collaboration, creativity, performance and having a positive impact not only for our clients, but the people who experience our work first hand as theme park goers, museum aficionados, thrill seekers and more. 

    Position Details: 

    We have an upcoming freelance/contract-based position for an experienced 3D modeler and texture artist specializing in organic and animal forms. The position will begin in early July and will run for approximately 8 weeks. As a 3D modeler you will be responsible for creating virtual animal-based characters, as well as creating and applying their final texture assets. You will be breathing life into sketches and concept art. You will be working collaboratively in a team with other talented artists and technicians. You must be well versed with industry standard 3D modeling programs and tools. Good spatial skills and a well honed sense of design will help you succeed.

    Responsibilities:

    • Create and manage digital assets
    • Interpret concept art and sketches to create virtual characters, environmental elements, and props
    • Follow design guidelines, asset naming conventions and other technical constraints
    • Prototype and iterate on models and characters based on feedback from team members
    • Optimize, refine and correct model geometry
    • Work with artists, animators and programmers to execute projects on time
    • Create textures and UV maps
    • Keep abreast with the latest developments in 3D design, capture and modeling tools and technologies

    Requirements:

    • Expert level knowledge of 3D design and animation tools such as Maya, Zbrush, Mari, Substance Painter, etc.
    • An eye for detail and good visualization skills
    • Ability to take feedback and make changes as required
    • Fast and efficient
    • Experience with Redshift Render workflow
    • Familiarity with animation techniques and pipeline
    • Good communication skills
    • Minimum 3 years of experience in 3D design and modeling
    • MUST be local to LA as this is a short-term position, no relocation or remote work possible.

    Submit the Following for Consideration:

    1. Link to Sample of Work and/or Portfolio
    2. Current Resume
    3. Desired Freelance Rate

    No agencies and no calls please. Do not send duplicate applications, samples or emails through our website.

    Due to a typical large volume of responses, only candidates under consideration will receive reply. To all others we appreciate your interest and thank you in advance.


  3. About Us: 

    Mousetrappe is on the cutting edge of multi-media production, working with top theme park and cultural experiences to produce state of the art content around the world for everything from theme parks to museums to live entertainment. We do this by amassing teams of creative, inspiring, hard-working, and focused people who believe in the power of storytelling to bring life and dimension to otherwise static experiences. Our culture is based on collaboration, creativity, performance and having a positive impact not only for our clients, but the people who experience our work first hand as theme park goers, museum aficionados, thrill seekers and more. 

    Position Description: 

    We are seeking strong CG Generalists with Motion Graphics Design experience. Selected candidates will help bring concepts into reality, offering creative solutions that are fast, efficient, and effective. Project tasks will include a heavy emphasis on motion graphics and compositing, but will have 3D elements woven throughout. Ideal candidates will be able to own their own projects and comps from beginning to end. They will also need to be collaborative, working successfully as part of the broader team. This is a small boutique shop with limited technical support, therefore, it's critical for any artists working here to feel comfortable trouble-shooting minor technical issues as the need arises. A background and familiarity working in non-traditional media formats is useful. Position will run approximately from May to mid-July 2019.

    Responsibilities: 

    • Create and manage digital assets
    • Interpret concept art, storyboard and sketches to bring ideas into reality
    • Comfortably move in and out of both 2D and 3D pipelines.
    • Follow design guidelines with a strong attention to detail
    • Organize, clean and maintain comp timelines
    • Deliver polished designs under tight deadlines

    Requirements: 

    • Expertise in: After Effects, Cinema4D or Maya, X-Particles, Creative Cloud
    • Preferred Experience in: Shotgun, Redshift Render, NIM, Octane
    • 5-7 years experience MINIMUM
    • Experience working in non-traditional formats a plus!
    • Must be local to Los Angeles, no remote or relocation possible

    Submit the Following for Consideration:

    1. Link to Sample of Work and/or Portfolio
    2. Current Resume
    3. Desired Freelance Rate

    No agencies and no calls please. Do not send duplicate applications, samples or emails through our website.

    Interested Candidates Apply Here: https://mousetrappe.applytojob.com/apply/yQn4RXNX2h/Senior-Motion-Graphics-Animator3D-Generalist?source=Mograph

    Due to a typical large volume of responses, only candidates under consideration will receive reply. To all others we appreciate your interest and thank you in advance.


  4. About Us: 

    Mousetrappe is on the cutting edge of multi-media production, working with top theme park and cultural experiences to produce state of the art content around the world for everything from theme parks to museums to live entertainment. We do this by amassing teams of creative, inspiring, hard-working, and focused people who believe in the power of storytelling to bring life and dimension to otherwise static experiences. Our culture is based on collaboration, creativity, performance and having a positive impact not only for our clients, but the people who experience our work first hand as theme park goers, museum aficionados, thrill seekers and more. 

    Position Description: 

    We are seeking strong CG Generalists with Motion Graphics Design experience. Selected candidates will help bring concepts into reality, offering creative solutions that are fast, efficient, and effective. Project tasks will include a heavy emphasis on motion graphics and compositing, but will have 3D elements woven throughout. Ideal candidates will be able to own their own projects and comps from beginning to end. They will also need to be collaborative, working successfully as part of the broader team. This is a small boutique shop with limited technical support, therefore, it's critical for any artists working here to feel comfortable trouble-shooting minor technical issues as the need arises. A background and familiarity working in non-traditional media formats is useful. Position will run approximately from February through April 2019.

    Responsibilities: 

    • Create and manage digital assets
    • Interpret concept art, storyboard and sketches to bring ideas into reality
    • Comfortably move in and out of both 2D and 3D pipelines.
    • Follow design guidelines with a strong attention to detail
    • Organize, clean and maintain comp timelines
    • Deliver polished designs under tight deadlines

    Requirements: 

    • Expertise in: After Effects, Cinema4D or Maya, X-Particles, Creative Cloud
    • Preferred Experience in: Shotgun, Redshift Render, NIM, Octane
    • 5-7 years experience MINIMUM
    • Experience working in non-traditional formats a plus!
    • Must be local to Los Angeles, no remote or relocation possible

    Submit the Following for Consideration:

    1. Link to Sample of Work and/or Portfolio
    2. Current Resume
    3. Desired Freelance Rate

    Interested Candidates Apply Here: https://mousetrappe.applytojob.com/apply/5T00yCKNa5/Senior-Motion-Graphics-AnimatorC4D-Generalist?source=mographnet

    No agencies and no calls please. Do not send duplicate applications, samples or emails through our website. Due to a typical large volume of responses, only candidates under consideration will receive reply. To all others we appreciate your interest and thank you in advance.

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