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Find all available positions below.

Available Positions

Video Editor & Motion Graphics Designer

We are looking for experienced and fluid individuals to be creative resources on our team. Bringing a contemporary spark and design-forward skill set to Visual FX production, offering provocative designs and dynamic creative visual solutions for our wide range of clients.

Video Editor & Motion Graphics Designer:

As a Video Editor and Motion Graphics Designer, you will be an eager collaborator and key player. From working up ideas with clients and coworkers, to executing all related phases of the editing process, and collaborating with team leads to ensure we deliver awe-inspiring results with poise. Most importantly, an inspiring human who wants to work with an exceptionally talented group of creatives.

Requirements:

  • Creative thinker, action-oriented. Expert knowledge of the Adobe Suite (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator). Experience with Mocha Pro is a plus.
  • Strong sense of compositing/design with proven ability to develop and execute creative ideas in all areas of video production and graphics support roles.
  • Outcome-based critical thinking, demonstrate understanding of ethical behavior and business practices, consistent with our high standards that align with the values of the organization.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize new artistic ideas and execute motion animations using visual design (typography, composition, color, etc.)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of video industry standard formats and media management practices on Mac/PC platforms.
  • Organized multitasker, self-motivated, and quick problem solver who can work comfortably with multiple projects at different stages in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Possess solid communication and listening skills. Must be able to collaborate effectively with internal and external clients. Demonstrate strong ability to work directly with clients and teammates for constructive feedback during edit production.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a production studio or digital agency environment preferred.

 

Lead 3D VFX Artists/Lead VFX Animators

We are looking for qualified 3D artists to take on full time responsibilities requiring high levels of production experience with 3DS Max with a strong mastery of the compositing pipeline.  Individuals will become a key member of a diverse cross-disciplinary team, under the direction of the CG Supervisor and Technical Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Interpret creative direction to create high quality and photorealistic shots by integrating various layers of elements (live-action and computer graphics) within the aesthetic and technical specifications of the project.
  • Taking responsibility for workload, time management and notes/feedback actions required by Supervisors
  • See projects/sequences through a full post-production workflow.  (Texturing, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing)
  • Share techniques with peers and communicate effectively.
  • Receive and implement feedback quickly and effectively.
  • Eager, proactive approach to taking on new challenges

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 3-4 years professional experience in the 3D/VFX industry
  • Advanced knowledge of 3ds Max and Vray
  • Intermediate to Advanced compositing skills (preferably Fusion, but Combustion or Nuke are feasible)
  • Demo reel required (shot descriptions as required to communicate contribution to end result)
  • College degree preferred but experience/portfolio equivalent accepted

Full benefits, 401K, and career growth options.

Software/Technical Developer

Digital Image Studios is seeking software developer candidates for custom programming for software and hardware integration

Software/Technical Developer – Full/Part Time Positions

  • A degree in Computer Science or equivalent, along with relevant experience in programming and software engineering is required.
  • Android Programming:
    • Experience developing mobile applications using Android Studio
    • Programming language: Java

     

  • Unity Programming:
    • Understanding of the concepts of 3d modeling, scenes, lighting and materials, 3d file formats
    • Experience working with 3d editors such as 3ds Max
    • Programming languages:  C#
    • Experience programming games or other interactive software
    • Experience programming for AR and VR

     

  • 3ds Max scripts:
    • Understanding of the concepts of 3d modeling and rendering
    • Experience working with 3d editors such as 3ds Max
    • Experience building user interfaces
    • Programming languages: Maxscript (any scripting language skills can be transferred, e.g. Python, Javascript), C#
    • Understanding of render farm operation and management

Account Executive

Digital Image Studios is hiring! Digital Image Studios (DIS) offers a rich array of digital marketing solutions that help our customers tell their story. We give our clients all of the necessary guidance and resources to realize their vision. We create custom visual solutions to position brands well above the competition. Since 1990, our clients have called on DIS to tell their stories because of our vast experience and expertise. Our wide array of creative services ensures that DIS is positioned to meet ever-changing the demands of the digital landscape.

If you’re looking to join a unique, top-tier team with a relentless focus on serving the customer, you’re in the right place. This may be your best opportunity to sell world-class visualization technologies and drive sales across multiple platforms.

Ideal candidates harness a consultative selling style, informed by five or more years in the advertising/marketing world who are ready to deliver strategic visual communication solutions to their clients.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prospect, penetrate and create new relationships across multiple industries
  • Qualify prospects against DIS ideal customers and sales criteria
  • Create new business opportunities and drive deals from first contact through closure
  • Engage with contacts regarding their business challenges and requirements
  • Understand and effectively communicate the complete catalog of DIS products/solutions
  • Effectively communicate the range of production options and cost benefits of each
  • Draft, deliver and present proposals and estimates to decision makers
  • Utilize sales CRM tools to track all pertinent account information and sales progress as well as forecast and prioritize to achieve quarterly quota goals
  • Prospect for potential customers using various direct methods such as calling, face to face meetings, attending relevant tradeshows and indirect methods such as networking
  • Maintain a high level of relevant domain knowledge in order to have meaningful conversations with prospects
  • Work with technical staff and product specialists where required to address customer requirements
  • Develop and maintain territory plans which outline how sales targets will be met on an ongoing basis
  • Report on sales activity weekly, or as directed, to Sales Director
  • Keep detailed notes on prospect and customer interactions in company CRM
  • Provide forecasts on best case and most likely sales volumes over relevant time periods
  • Provide feedback to sales management on ways to shorten the sales cycle, enhance sales, and improve company brand and reputation
  • Provide feedback to company management on market trends, competitive threats, unmet needs, and opportunities to deliver greater value to customers by extending company offerings
  • Identify sales support requirements and work with marketing to develop and improve sales tools
  • Be a positive representative of the company and its brand in the marketplace
  • Conduct all sales activities with the highest degree of professionalism and integrity

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience selling advertising, marketing or similar services
  • Bachelor degree
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and with a wide range of employees with different skill sets
  • Must have the flexibility to travel on short notice
  • Able to utilize sales CRM tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform well in a highly dynamic, rapidly changing environment
  • Experience selling digital or online media
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication
  • Prior agency experience a plus

Employment Type:

  • Full-time

Job Functions:

  • Sales
  • Advertising
  • Business Development

Contact 248.477.5600 to discuss your qualifications for an Account Executive position.

3D Digital Artists/Modelers Generalists

Digital Image Studios has specialized in visual effects development since 1990. Work with some of the best industry 3D artists in the field of animation and visual effects for broadcast and film. We are looking for qualified individuals to take on full time 3D positions requiring high levels of production experience and creative ability.

3D Digital Artist/Modeler Generalist:

Responsible for modeling and related phases of the production process, Must manage project assignments and work directly with management and other production staff to ensure project success.

Requirements:

  • Must have strong 3D poly modeling experience, nurbs modeling a plus – using 3Ds Max (additional knowledge of Maya, and other software platforms a bonus).
  • Experienced with commercial applied work examples.
  • Work experience and examples submitted must demonstrate artistic talent with a solid understanding of 3D modeling, production principles.
  • Artistic and technical skills are a must.

Full benefits, 401K, and career growth options.

Web/Interactive Designer

Digital Image Studios is seeking excellent, reliable candidates for web and interactive design as we expand our client base to supplement our current staff as needed.

Web/Interactive Designer – Freelance/Project Based

This position requires an excellent design portfolio of a creative, enthusiastic, detail-oriented self-starter capable of abstract thinking.
Must be willing to learn and help in any production capacity and be a problem solver.
The position entails creating highly functional websites for varying sizes and types of clients including internal marketing tools.
Primarily utilizing WordPress with flexible tools allowing designers more control over responsive design. The ability to meet deadlines and objectives is imperative for success in this role.

Practical work experience designing multiple aesthetically pleasing websites, demonstrating a solid sense of information hierarchy organization a must.

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Experience customizing WordPress themes
  • Responsive web design, tablet and/or mobile app design experience
  • Project hours estimation
  • Client interaction, project management
  • Social Media marketing strategies and usage

Additional skills that are a plus:

  • Print design production knowledge
  • Illustrations/storyboarding
  • Photoshop retouching
  • Copywriting, grammar and proofreading
  • The applicant should have professional experience with web design for advertising/marketing. College Degree and applied work experience preferred in related areas.

Minimum software experience required:

  • WordPress theme customization
  • Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat

Additional info:

We are focused on service, quality, process and work environment to deliver only the best products to our customers. The ideal candidate will be very detail-oriented, high energy relationship builder with the drive to bring effective solutions and succeed within their teams.

Minimum 4 years experience is required.

Freelance Programmer / Web Developer

Digital Image Studios is seeking front-end developers of mobile-friendly websites for remote project-based or on-site freelance.

Freelance Programmer / Web Developer:

Related experience working with senior management and key production staff as well as direct communication with clients is mandatory. Proven expertise in customer-focused medium to large scale production jobs or programs are a plus.

Requirements:

Must be extremely willing to learn and grow, staying current with internet trends and technology. Expected to work in tandem with designers with varying code knowledge.

Desired code knowledge skillset:

  • Responsive Design for mobile-friendly sites
  • WordPress Custom Development (Plugins, Themes, Menus)
  • WordPress backend user interface customization a huge plus
  • HTML (HTML5 a plus)
  • Full understanding of CSS2 and adequate understanding of CSS3 features
  • JavaScript (OO a plus)
  • JQuery (Other MVCs a plus)
  • API integration (using cURL, XML, etc.. )
  • E-Commerce
  • SQL/MySQL
  • PHP
  • SASS
  • Grunt
  • SVN (We use Github)
  • Open Source Development a plus
  • Drupal Custom Development knowledge a plus for legacy sites

Be specific about your strengths and weaknesses regarding the list above and your ability/desire to learn.

Additional info:

We are focused on service, quality, process and work environment to deliver only the best products to our customers.
The ideal candidate will be very detail-oriented, high energy relationship builder with the drive to bring effective solutions and succeed within their teams.

Minimum 5 years experience is required.

Freelance Storyboard Artist

Digital Image Studios is seeking storyboard artists to supplement our current staff as we expand our client base – freelance work, quoted by project

Freelance Storyboard Artist:

Our varied client base requires storyboard concepting for 3D animation and live video shoots for a wide-range of products and production budget levels to gain client feedback and/or approval.
Visual subjects may include vehicles, products, people, procedures, motion graphics, etc.

  • Must have excellent drawing skills, the ability to take written or verbal concept explanations and formulate camera angles and shot composition to best tell the story.
  • Local to Detroit metro area preferred to accommodate face to face discussion and feedback.
  • Prior experience with drawing storyboards ideal, otherwise, those with top-notch drawing skill may also be considered.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.