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ILLUSTRATOR / STORYBOARD ARTIST

ABOUT US

Hanai World is a social, mixed reality, free-to-play, platform where individuals can meet, create, and connect through a wide variety of events and gatherings in the digital and physical space. Leveraging the power of human connection, we aim to provide a variety of entertainment platforms and experiences that can be lived simultaneously in the real and virtual worlds. An affiliated company of Lune Rouge, Hanai World is made up of a group of forward-thinking creatives and entrepreneurs who like to think outside the box.

ABOUT YOU

An experienced Illustrator / Storyboard Artist with a strong sense of visual storytelling you are proficient in a variety of illustrator and storyboard software and can execute rough sketches and refined artwork in a variety of media and styles including, black and white, minimalist, realistic, cartoon, old storybook and etching/engraving style.

YOUR TEAM

The Creative department brings all of Hanai World’s imaginary concepts to life. They shape the ideas that become experiences that capture the imagination of people around the world.

YOUR MISSION

Reporting to the Senior Art Director, you will be responsible for visually translating the visions and scripts of the CCO and those of their creative collaborators into images to be validated and inserted into the Creative brief before they are illustrated by the Game Concept Artist or implemented by the technical team into X-tended reality. You will transform abstract concepts into visually compelling freehand or digital illustrations, design and visualize motion sequences, concept designs and production art, and will adapt and update your work as the project progresses.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working with the Chief Creative Officer and Senior Art Director you will transform verbal instructions and abstract concepts into visually compelling freehand images
  • You will create storyboards that depict action, sequences, layouts and shots
  • You will present your storyboards/illustrations to Senior Art director, Chief Creative Officer and other members of the team
  • You will revise, edit and modify sketches as required
  • You will use various computer programs to enhance visual presentations
  • You will assist with visual exploration, research, and/or creation of design (character/environments) as require and participate in creative brainstorming sessions

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

  • You have a minimum of a Bachelor or College Degree in Graphic Design, Animation, Illustration or other visual arts and at least 3 years’ experience as a storyboard artist/illustrator in the game, movie or advertising industries
  • You have exceptional drawing skills and sense of design, character and composition
  • You can take direction and follow an established design style
  • You are able to interpret and visualize scripts and convey ideas quickly in black and white and have an excellent understanding of layout, composition, sequential drawing and editing
  • You are detail oriented and able to adapt and create new visual styles
  • Ability to visualise perspective, 2d, and 3-dimensional space
  • You have strong communication and presentation skillsYou have a compelling portfolio of work (in web, video game, film and other mediums)
  • You have strong knowledge of freehand design as well as 2D and 3D creation tools including leading industry design software
  • You are familiar with storyboarding software
  • You can work both independently and as part of a team
  • You are able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • You have good communication skills in French and English, both written and verbal

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Positive and collaborative work Environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Possibility to work in the office or in hybrid mode

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those applicants whose qualifications are most relevant will be considered and contacted. All applications will be treated confidentially. Please submit your resume, by email, in Word or PDF format to Marie Larouche at mmlarouche@hanaiworld.com

NOTE: The foregoing is intended to outline the general description of duties and responsibilities for this position. It is not intended nor should it be interpreted as a complete description. Lune Rouge reserves the right to amend this position description at any time provided that such change does not represent a substantive change in the purpose or essential nature of the position.