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Freelance: CG - Chicago

On-site, Remote, Hybrid
  • Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job description

Framestore Integrated Advertising are always on the look-out for exceptional talent to join our award winning team. If you are a freelancer who would be interested in being kept on our books for future freelancing opportunities with our team then please submit your details to us - we would love to hear from you!

Our freelance opportunities will always be live on the website and we will get in touch with people who have submitted their details as and when opportunities arise. There is no need to apply here more than once - once you're in then you're in and you will be on our radar! In fact, the people who submit here will be our first point of call when we're looking. 

So if you want to freelance on some of the most exciting and challenging advertising work out there then you know what to do - hit that 'apply' button right now!

Job requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of any of the following pending specific discipline: Maya, Houdini, Substance Designer, Substance Painter, Mari, and/or Photoshop
  • A working knowledge of Arnold
  • High level ability to produce great looking imagery across a range of styles; from photo real CG composited against live action through to stylized fully CG work
  • A good understanding of animation and an eye for motion
  • Knowledge of cinematic language and technical terminology
  • Strong communication skills are critical. Must be able to work within a team, taking direction and exercising attention to detail in a fast-paced production environment
  • Must be self-motivated, a team player and organised
  • Able and willing to follow direction and openly collaborate with others
  • Ability to work well under pressure and open to working flexible hours
  • Adaptable and accepting of creative change throughout a project
  • Must have valid US work authorization.

Desired Skills:

  • A working knowledge of Mantra and VRay a plus.
  • A familiarity with scripting e.g. C++, python, hscript or mel
  • Experience with linux \ unix based operating systems
  • A working knowledge of at least one compositing application (e.g. Nuke) and a solid understanding of the compositing process
  • PfTrack or 3DEqualizer experience a plus


What if i don't have every skill you're looking for?

The requirements listed in our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules. You don’t have to satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification listed. If your skills are transferable and you feel like the role is right for you then we encourage you to apply. Applying gives you the opportunity to be considered for this role or for other roles that we might have coming up.

we are committed to equity and inclusion

Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No individual will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.

If you need any assistance during the application or recruitment process please let us know and we will support you every step of the way.