Animation and Design Practicum

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Animation and Design Practicum

The Animation and Design Practicum position is a unique opportunity to create graphics, visual media, and animation in collaboration with a diverse group of creative professionals.

What does the Program Offer?

Through hands-on experience, practicum participants will strengthen their skills in the creation of motion graphics and digital imagery. Projects involve a wide range of design skills including, print, video graphics, VFX, and animation. Participants work closely with other designers, editors, producers, directors, and programmers.

This deadline-driven production environment will require the ability to efficiently assess project tasks and meet project targets. Participants will be able to develop their visual design and technical skills utilizing a variety of graphics software and techniques. Mentorship and collaboration with a diverse group of creative professionals will provide a depth of on-the-job experience.

Practicum participants will also have the opportunity to attend relevant Banff Centre talks and events to expand their knowledge and personal artistic networks.

Who Should Apply?

Candidates should have a working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects with an interest in motion design. Knowledge of other graphics, editing, and web design tools is also an asset. The ability to adapt to the requirements of a project and work as a team while adhering to workflow best practices will be required. Enthusiasm to raise the bar of visual design is highly valued.

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Application Deadline: January 30, 2019
Program Dates: April 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020

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