NBC Universal DWA TV Production - Prop Designer in Glendale, California

Job Number 33566BR

Job Title DWA TV Production - Prop Designer

Business Segment Film

Sub-Business Film TV Production

Posting Category TV Content & Production

About Us From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.

DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Glendale

Responsibilities

Generates prop designs, turnarounds, special poses and any other prop-related art that the production may require, ensuring style and quality of show is met. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Review script/animatic/breakdown list for props needed at handout of show.

  • Complete all rough, revised and final designs necessary within assigned deadlines.

  • Resolve design problems with creative supervisors.

  • Ensure all deadlines are met.

  • Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff.

  • Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and stored appropriately.

  • Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time.

  • Be available for questions until department’s shipment is complete.

  • Assist with special projects.

  • If applicable, make special shadow and color indications

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show.

  • Strong prop design and construction/mechanical skills.

  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn applicable design software and hardware.

  • Strong time-management skills.

  • Work well under pressure.

  • Ability to multitask a plus.

Desired Characteristics

  • Relevant drawing experience necessary

  • BA in Fine Arts or equivalent work experience highly desired