SOLA DIGITAL ARTS

RECRUITMENT

WANTED!!

Due to expansion on projects, SOLA DIGITAL ARTS is looking for the following positions. (Updated July 2, 2021)

For details, please see the links for each occupation.We look forward to your application.

Work with us and appear on the credits of international movies

Following the international release of "ULTRAMAN" in April 2019, which boasts a record rating, we are now producing internationally renowned works, such as the Japanese series "Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045" which gathers fans from around the world, and a monumental work of SF "Blade Runner: Black Lotus", for the first time in full CG.

At SOLA DIGITAL ARTS, we put high expectations on motivated people and allow them to reach a supervisor position regardless of their age.

Working with us at SOLA DIGITAL ARTS means working with acclaimed directors on internationally renowned productions.

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Staff we are looking for

Ideal candidate

Open communication between the various sections at SOLA DIGITAL ARTS is one of our priorities.

Therefore, we are looking for someone ready to think, not only about his/her own work, but about all the steps of the anime production.

We believe that if you are able to understand and get a broad perspective on the process of work creation, your own work will be more interesting and you will become the person you aspire to be.

Support provided

SOLA DIGITAL ARTS aims at creating a work environment where everyone can fully demonstrate their abilities and can have fun in their work. We provide various support to achieve this:

  • Free drinks and snacks
    Free drinks and snacks
  • Interpreting service
    Interpreting service
  • Support for any business trip in another country
    Support for any business trip to another country
  • English lessons
    English lessons

*The above are only examples

Employment Flow

The hiring process is identical for new graduates and mid-career applicants: offer will be decided according to the documents you have provided us with, and to the results of the job interview.
If you have any question regarding the recruitment process, feel free to contact us on the address dedicated to recruitment.
recruit@sola-digital.com

  • STEP1
    Application
  • STEP2
    Screening of documents
  • STEP3
    Interview
  • STEP4
    Job offer

Staff wanted

As SOLA DIGITAL ARTS is currently working on a new and full CG animated series of "Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045", we are seeking new talented artists.

For those residing abroad with no Japanese work visa

Due to the spread of COVID-19 throughout the world, we are currently experiencing lengthy processing times for obtaining a Japanese work visa. As a result, successful application screenings and interviews may not lead to the finalization of employment.

Project
Full 3DCG new "Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045" "ULTRAMAN 2" "Blade Runner: Black Lotus
Hiring job categories
  1. Director
    Work details:Directioning for the entire project
    Qualification:Experience in direction for a Production
  2. CG Director
    Work details:Directing technical and art elements of CG visuals
    Qualification:Over 5 years of production experience / Expert knowledge in general CG production tools and workflow
  3. BG Modeler※Urgently Required !
    Work details:Hard surface modeling for BG / Props / Mecha / Vehicles assets
    Software Used & Skills:Maya / Substance Painter / Zbrush
  4. CH Modeler ※Actively Seeking !
    Work details:Character Modeling for Human / Creature assets
    Software Used & Skills:Maya / Substance Painter / Zbrush
  5. Rigger※Actively Seeking !
    Work details:General set up such as creating rigs for CH / BG assets, controllers and weight fixing
    Necessary Skills:Maya, Mel
    Preferrable Skills:Python
  6. Layout Artist※Actively Seeking !
    Work details:Defining the frame and camera work for 3DCG
    Software Used & Skills:Maya
  7. Animator※Urgently Required !
    Work details:General 3DCG animation work(Moction Capture base or Key frame animation)
    Software Used & Skills:Maya
  8. Effect Artist※Urgently Required !
    Work details:Creating effects for explosion / smoke / fluid / beam /destruction
    Software Used & Skills:Maya / Houdini
  9. Simulation Artist
    Work details:Creating simulation such as hair / clothes
    Software Used & Skills:Maya (ncloth,nhair) / Houdini
  10. Lighter
    Work details:Lighting and rendering tasks based on Maya
    Necessary Skills:Maya
    Preferrable Skills:After Effects / Nuke
  11. Compositor※Actively Seeking !
    Work details:Compositing tasks based on Nuke / After Effect
    Necessary Skills:Nuke or After Effect
    Preferrable Skills:Maya
  12. Motion Capture Staff※Urgently Required !
    Work details:Preparation of data before shooting /creation and correction of the data / other tasks related to Motion Capture
    Necessary Skills:Maya
    Preferrable Skills:MotionBuilder / Shogun / Unity / UE4
  13. Designer
    Work details:Designing Mecha / Character / BG, creating Concept Art / Lighting Boards
    Necessary Skills:Photoshop / Illustrator
    Preferrable Skills:Experince in using 3D Tools
  14. Pipeline Development Engineer※Actively Seeking !
    Work details:Constructing Pipeline and workflow of the studio / creating in-house tools and others
    Necessary Skills:Programming experience with Maya or Python
    Preferrable Skills:Knowledge in UE4 / Knowledge in C++ / English communicating skills
  15. System Engineer※Actively Seeking !
    Work details:PC initialization (Windows) / PC maintenance support / User Support / IT asset management and others
    Preferrable Skills:General knowledge in DCC tools (Autodesk, Foundry, Adobe related tools) / Basic knowledge in infrastructure (Network, Storage) / Experience in management test for Windows Server / Basic knowledge in Linux / Basic knowledge in Python or UE4
  16. Line Producer
    Work details:Management of project budget and schedule and outsourcing and others *5 years of production experience is required
    Qualification:Over 5 years of production experience
    Preferrable Skills:English communicating skills
  17. Production Coordinator※Actively Seeking !
    Work details:Managing tasks and schedule for each sections of the production
    Software Used & Skills:Microsoft Office / Google Tools(Spread Sheet / Document)
    Preferrable Skills:Shotgun / Asana / English communicating skills
Qualifications
Experienced / Inexperienced (Director / CG Director / Line Producer which requires experience)
Working conditions
Freelance contract (Gyomuitaku keiyaku) for each position.
NB: Negociation possible for a regular employee contract (Seishain)
Place
Mitaka studio, Tokyo (3min walk from Mitaka station)
Monthly salary
  1. 1.Experienced people
    Between 200 000 and 600 000 JPY a month (more than 2 years' experience)
    NB: The amount will be fixed according to experience and skills
  2. 2.Inexperienced
    People graduated from a 3DCG school or having knowledge in 3DCG.
    To be discussed
Days off / Holidays
Week-ends, National holidays, Summer vacation and New Year vacation
Working hours
10:00 – 19:00 (one-hour break)
NB: These working hours can be modified according to the production schedule
How to apply
Please provide the following documents and contact us through this Google form
  • CV
  • A record of your previous experience (if it applies)
  • A portfolio/Demo Reel with work (videos or images) you have been involved in.
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