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Jedi Academy


London, United Kingdom 03-25-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

This year, immerse yourself in ILM's dynamic and creative production environment with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

We are seeking 3D-focused Jedi who embody the innovative spirit, creative talent, collaborative mindset, and passion for great filmmaking that defines ILM.

Position Summary:

The London Jedi Academy offers a six-month paid placement to eligible padawans. Jedi who successfully complete the program may be offered a Junior position within the studio. Participants will have the chance to learn from highly skilled masters across various creative 3D disciplines, providing entry-level support to their assigned team. Through training, mentorship, and real shot-work experience in a fast-paced and highly collaborative studio, Jedi will gain valuable industry experience.

Primary Responsibilities:
Assisting Senior Artists, Supervisors, or Production by handling smaller tasks.
Aiding in data migration, asset ingestion, renaming, and publishing.
Delivering simple assets/shot work to meet deadlines and quality standards.
Collaborating effectively with peers and seeking opportunities for mentorship.
Demonstrating logical thinking and problem-solving skills when troubleshooting complex issues.

London Jedi Academy 2024 Eligibility:
Applicants must possess proof of the right and eligibility to work in the UK. We cannot provide assistance for relocation, housing, transportation, or work authorization.
Eligibility is extended to individuals who have either graduated from relevant courses (including BA's, BSc's, MA's, VFX-related short courses, and programs) or have at least six months of experience as a junior in the VFX/Animation industry.

To Apply:

Submit an up-to-date CV, Reel/Portfolio, and a brief cover letter explaining your inspiration for pursuing a career in VFX.

Please ensure that your CV and Cover Letter are combined into a single file for upload via the portal or add multiple files when prompted. Once submitted, applications cannot be edited.

Applications should be tailored and focused on a specific 3D discipline, such as:
Creature (CFX, Rigging)
Look Dev

Successful applicants will be shortlisted for an in-person selection day at the ILM London studio.

This role is Hybrid, which means the employee will be required to work a minimum of 2 days on-site per week at a Company designated location, and occasionally from home.

Applications close on 28th April 2024. May the force be with you!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2m1bm-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Lucasfilm is among the world’s leading entertainment service companies, a pioneer in visual effects and sound across multiple mediums, and is home to the legendary Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.