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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Project - Motion Graphics Artist (Exosphere)

Description

Who are we hiring?
This is a Project based Motion Graphics role joining the growing MSG Sphere team in early development of Exosphere content for the MSG Sphere studio. Initially, this artist would work alongside the creative development teams to enable both process and ideation in support of content delivery. This artist will be a part of a larger post-production team, creating final content for MSG Sphere venues.

What will you do?

• Ideal candidates have an appetite for creative execution and are forward thinking and technologically inclined
• Interest in being a part of an ambitious, innovative project requiring collaboration and teamwork
• Working closely with leadership in creative development, production, post-production, and playback, this position is ideal for good communicators with a positive attitude and creative problem solving
• This role is part of a production artist group exploring and developing a unique language for Sphere, in collaboration with a creative development team
• Motion Graphics Artists are responsible for applying design thinking to solving Sphere-specific content challenges
• Remain up to date with trends in art, design and technology
• Work with a collaborative team to solve complex challenges and contribute to the team’s best practices and workflows development


What do you need to succeed?

• Must have Demo reel/portfolio demonstrating variety of motion design work
• Proficiency equivalent to 2-7 years of experience working as mograph artist / 2D/3D animator
• Experience working as a motion designer or animator within high-end VFX pipelines for commercials, VR, Film, TV or theme parks a plus
• Previous work experience in VR or spherical projects desired
• Expert knowledge in C4D, Maya and Adobe Creative Suite expertise required, with adaptability across other potential software such as Houdini, Z-Brush, Blender, Resolve/Fusion, and other 2D or 3D digital content creation tools
• Knowledge or rendering engines such as Redshift and others
• Exceptional attention to visual and typographical aesthetics
• Ability to lead projects from concept to deployment
• Positive attitude and proven track record in creative problem solving with expressed interest in new technology and processes.
• Software agnosticism a plus; adaptability to new pipelines and utilization of provided tools is critical
• Nuke compositing experienced desired


Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. In addition to building a breakthrough venue, we’re building a production studio team, a technology venture team, and a full commercial organization to make the MSG Sphere a world class brand and business for our fans, our artists, and our partners. We have offices and roles in Burbank CA, Las Vegas NV, New York, NY and London.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required. #LI-SA1