Motion Designer

Leviathan is seeking a multifaceted motion designer to join the team. The talents of this creative member will be drawn upon to drive the creation of innovative content for a wide range of clients, media and platforms, ranging from broadcast to large-scale interactive installations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

You will be an inspired ideator and problem-solver. A skilled and eternally curious craftsperson. An eager collaborator and most importantly, a good-natured human who wants to work with an exceptionally talented group of creatives. You’ll not only help design the visual ideas, but be a key player in making those visions move.

 

REQUISITE SKILLS

  • Outstanding skill in graphic design with a sincere interest in conceptual and spatial thinking;
  • Strong leadership skills with a highly collaborative attitude;
  • Experience in creating motion media for physical spaces (e.g. businesses, installations, exhibits, events, retail);
  • Experience creating style frames and storyboards for high profile brands;
  • Master of fonts with strong typography and animation skills;
  • Must be able to demonstrate the understanding of how design translates to motion media and physical space;
  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and Adobe AfterEffects; with knowledge of other 3D applications (Cinema 4D and/or Maya)
  • Basic understanding of NUKE is a plus;
  • Ability to scope and provide accurate time estimates;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate and present a strong creative point of view;
  • Strong understanding of the production process and ability to execute and idea from blank-page ideation through delivery;
  • 3-5 years of experience in a digital agency or production studio environment

 

To apply, email careers@lvthn.com with an outstanding portfolio and a brief cover letter detailing how your experiences and interests might align with ours.

 

Creative Coder

Leviathan is seeking an innovative, passionate, and exceptionally detailed creative coder to join us full-time. You will handle the development of interactive projects and work on a variety of client work alongside a team of talented and passionate digital artists and engineers. Typical projects include custom multi-user touchscreen and sensor-based interactives, projection mapping and creative installation technologies.

 

PERSONALITY

  • Self-driven with the ability to pick up new technologies quickly
  • Excitement for technology; constantly striving to be ahead of the curve
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic team environment of 3D artists, technologists and designers
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts in a clear concise manner, written or verbally
  • Proactive problem solver, a quick thinker and creative

 

REQUISITE SKILLS

  • Full Stack Creative Development
  • Experience in Python, C++, GLSL, or WebGL
  • 3D asset pipeline experience; utilizing prebaked assets or re-creating programmatically
  • Demonstrate experience working with a creative coding framework such as TouchDesigner, openFrameworks, Cinder, Processing or THREE.js
  • Demonstrate experience with interactive environment design, installation art via technologies such as projection mapping, light control, motion tracking, and graphic design

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3D Game Engine Experience (Unreal Engine)
  • Knowledge of Node.js & Javascript
  • Experience using a front-end Javascript framework (Angular, React, Backbone)
  • Experience using MongoDB or SQL databases a plus
  • API Integration Experience
  • Interest in physical computing (arduino & raspberry Pi)
  • Working knowledge of communication protocols (UDP & OSC)
  • UI/UX Design
  • 1-3 Years industry experience

 

A qualified candidate will have a genuine passion for creating quality user experiences and engaging user interfaces. Applicant will also be a US citizen and be available for work full-time by September 2016.

To apply, email your resume to careers@lvthn.com with your favorite movie in the subject line. Please apply with samples of coding and project work.  No cover letter required.

Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to receiving your application.  As we receive a high volume of inquiries, we regrettably cannot reply to all applicants. Please know that your information will be reviewed by human eyes.  We will respond should we see alignment for this position or other opportunities at Leviathan.

 

FREELANCE ARTISTS – VARIOUS

True, we’re a well-equipped studio, but every now and then we still need the help from creative and technical specialists. Here’s where you come in, talented freelance artists! From writers and concept artists to 3D artists, motion designers, software engineers, and producers, we’re always on the lookout for superior talent.

If you look through our portfolio–feel somewhat inspired and think to yourself, “I need to work with these people!”, perfect. Send us link to your work along with a short note about yourself and if and when we see a fit someone from a project will reach out.

For consideration Freelancers will have:

  • 3+ years of client experience
  • A professional CV listing at least three different clients
  • Ability to demonstrate superior skills in relevant software
  • Ability to provide credible employment references

Contact careers@lvthn.com