TitleMotion Picture Arts (MPA) Staff Assistant - Animation
LocationMotion Picture Arts
Department Name1060-Motion Picture Arts
Description

Interlochen Center for the Arts is looking to hire TWO Motion Picture Arts Staff Assistants of Animation for the 2019 camp season. We have two MPA Staff Assistant positions for our two Animation programs.  One MPA Assistant - Animation will work with our High School program for the dates  6/19/19-7/13/19.  The other MPA Assistant - Animation will work with our Intermediate camp program for two, three weeks sessions.  The dates for this position are 6/19/19-8/3/19.  Housing is provided for the dates contracted (early arrival/late stay requests, if space is available, will be paid in full by the employee). All meals are included with your agreement- breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Major Responsibilities

  • The Motion Picture Arts Animation Assistant will work assisting faculty in a variety of animation courses, managing labs/studios, and assisting with various other aspects of the program.
  • Duties include lab/exercise preparation, inventory of supplies, assist with studio instruction,
  • Assisting with weekly presentations and lab/classroom clean up.
  •  Assistants also help to monitor open studios during off hours.
  • MPA Animation Assistant will also help with the department's public and community programs as appropriate including demonstrations, evening presentations, extracurricular activities and Collage.
Qualifications
  • Must be 18 years of age,
  • Experience in animation and visual storytelling;
  • Degree in animation/video preferred.
  • Must know how to use Digital video/still cameras, variety of animation software such as Final Cut Pro, Flash, Adobe AfterEffects, and Toonboom.
Application Process:
If interested in applying please submit an application by clicking the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of the page. 
 

Required documents for application are: cover letter/letter of interest, resume, and a current listing of three references. You can additionally upload this information during the submission of the application process by selecting "Apply and continue to upload documents" button. Please upload all of your information in ONE DOCUMENT in a pdf format. 

Review of materials will commence immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Materials submitted will be held in strictest confidence, and references will not be contacted without the permission of the applicant.

The next step of the application process will ask you a series of questions, some are required by the EEOC concerning Protected Veteran Status and Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability. For more information please view the following hyperlinks. 
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If interested in applying please submit an application by clicking the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of the page. 

More information about Interlochen Center for the Arts:

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Interlochen Center for the Arts is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades, including leaders in arts and all other endeavors. For information, visit Interlochen online at www.interlochen.org.

Interlochen Center for the Arts MISSION…
To engage and inspire people worldwide through excellence in educational, artistic and cultural programs, enhancing the quality of life through the universal language of the arts.

THE CORE PURPOSE…
To ignite lifelong passion for the arts 

THE CORE VALUES…
Nurturing, Inspiring,Transforming, Enlightening and Enduring

Interlochen Center for the Arts includes:
Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school, offers the highest quality artistic training combined with comprehensive college-preparatory academics. The Academy also offers post-graduate opportunities.

Interlochen Arts Camp
Young artists from around the world gather at Interlochen each summer to learn, create and perform alongside leading artists and instructors. Programs are offered to students in grades three through twelve.

Interlochen College of Creative Arts
Adult artists thrive on opportunities to learn and express themselves creatively. The College of Creative Arts offers programs in a variety of arts disciplines.

Interlochen Public Radio
Classical Music: 88.7 FM, Interlochen; 88.5 FM, Mackinaw City; 94.7 FM, Traverse City and 100.9 FM, East Jordan/Charlevoix
News Radio: 91.5 FM, Traverse City; 90.1 FM, Harbor Springs/Petoskey; 89.7 FM, Manistee/Ludington
Streaming online at ipr.interlochen.org. Through two listener-supported broadcast services, Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) connects northwest Michigan with arts, news and culture on a global scale. IPR also gives significant focus to local and regional news, information and artists.

Interlochen Presents
Interlochen brings dozens of world-renowned artists to northwest Michigan, enhancing the region’s position on the global arts map. Interlochen presents more than 600 events each year by students, faculty and guest artists, making Interlochen one of the nation’s largest arts presenters
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