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Animation - LA

Prop Designer

Mid-City, Los Angeles Animation - LA
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
If you’ve ever dreamt of what the early days of Hollywood must have been like, of what it takes to roll up your sleeves and break new ground, figure out a new process, and to one day say, “I was there when it all began,” then welcome aboard…
Skydance Animation is seeking Prop Designers for a CG, sci-fi, adventure animated series. The Prop Designer, under the guidance of the Production Designer and Art Director, generates prop designs, turnarounds, special poses and any other prop-related art that the production may require, ensuring the style and the quality of the show are met.


  • Generates prop designs, special effects, lettering, schematics and any other prop-related art that the production may require
  • Ensuring style and quality of show is met
  • Review script for props needed at handout of show
  • Complete all rough, revised and final designs necessary within assigned deadlines
  • Resolve design problems with creative supervisors
  • Ensure all deadlines are met
  • Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff
  • Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and stored appropriately
  • Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time
  • Be available for questions until your department’s shipment is complete
  • Qualifications

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show
  • Strong prop design and construction/mechanical skills
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn applicable design software and hardware
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • Ability to multitask a plus
  • Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
    Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.