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Paramount Animation Internship

Paramount Animation Internship  Los Angeles, California, United States 6 Dec 2022
animation internship

Job Description

Paramount Animation Internship is with the animated film division of Paramount Pictures. Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as Interstellar, Arrival and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount’s film legacy.

Paramount Pictures Television’s 13 Reasons Why, The Alienist and Jack Reacher have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount’s passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks so it is the perfect environment to start your animation internship.

The Technology Department of Paramount Animation provides critical support in creating imaginative, animated feature films. Our technology and the support of that technology are the key components of film making that allow our artists on the animation internship to fulfill their artistic goals and enables film makers to create unforgettable film experiences.

Animation Internship Tasks

  • Design, develop, debug and maintain software, written mostly in C++ and Python, using state-of-the art algorithms and procedures.
  • Software may be stand-alone or plug-ins to third-party packages such as Maya, Houdini and Nuke.
  • Write documentation, demonstrate and instruct production staff on use of software.
  • Research possible new methods to improve quality of CG product, to improve productivity of CG production staff or to improve software development itself.

Animation Internship Requirements

  • Computer Science major or Art Design major with a minor in Computer Science
  • Interest and/or experience in computer animation, visual effects, or game industry.
  • Strong programming skills.
  • Proficiency in C, C++, Python, Object Oriented Programming, Model/View/Controller framework.
  • Interest and/or experience with Maya, Houdini or other 3rd Party Animation Systems.
  • Exceptional communication skills in dealing with both technical and artistic groups.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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