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Position Summary:
The Art Assistant provides administrative and production support to the Vancouver Art Department.

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Art Support
●     Assists in all phases of production, from bidding to archiving

●       Gathers reference materials including photos, videos, movie clips from library/video sources

●       Creates presentation packages for meetings, including scanning, printing, and mounting of concept and storyboard artwork

●       Assists with clean-up of concept and storyboard artwork

●       Special projects, as assigned

Departmental Support
●       Provides administrative and general support to the Art department personnel and clients

●       Maintains inventory and orders, and stocks all department supplies

●       Responsible for general department maintenance

●       Schedules meetings and ensures room set up

●       Runs errands around the facility and in the Vancouver area

●       Maintains department databases

●       Other departmental duties as assigned

Reporting Relationships:
Reports to the Talent Manager, Art Department and receives daily oversight and direction from the members of the Art Department.

Job Requirements:
●       Bachelor’s degree in Art, Graphic Design, or Animation, or equivalent

●       Working knowledge of artwork presentation preparation

●       Background in graphic art, design or film highly preferred

Required Skills/Competencies
●       Strong traditional drawing skills required; knowledge of concept and storyboard art a plus

●       Thorough knowledge of Macintosh computer systems including Photoshop and Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, iDVD, and MS Office; knowledge of Linux, Modo, and Zbrush a plus

●       Must work well in high-pressure, dynamic environments

●       Detail-oriented and excellent organizational skills

●       Ability to prioritize multiple demands

●       Understanding film and the industry

●       Portfolio submission is required

Physical Requirements:
●       Must be able to lift 25lbs

About Industrial Light and Magic

In 2013, ILM planted roots in Vancouver and just a year later, the company expanded into a new 30,000 square-foot studio space in Gastown. A hotbed for the creative arts, Vancouver has now grown into a hotbed for production and is a perfect location for ILM’s first Canadian studio. Executive in Charge of Production, Randal Shore, leads the world-class production team and a crew of talented veteran artists in collaboration with ILM’s other global studios to make ILM more versatile, more flexible, and more prepared than ever to take on the constantly evolving challenges in the entertainment industry.