3D Animation is the skill employed in creating some of the superb blockbuster animated movies like: Frozen by Disney and Toy Story by Pixar. Also, the LEGO movie that was recently released into the cinema this year is a 3D Animated movie.
In Nigeria, a 3D Animation studio, put together by some young Nigerians that have created some exemplary 3D works are offering an opportunity for you to learn 3D animation and be absolved into their team immediately. Your job search ends the moment you come for this training.
If you desire skills in 3D animation or have imagined what it will be like working in an animation studio in order to build a career in the animation industry, this should capture your attention.
Smids Animation studios is offering a unique opportunity for you to learn 3D animation. Their Apprenticeship Program is a 4 months training where you will be taught using the same workflow of their studio; this will enable you to have real studio production experience after you complete the program.
Some of the requirements are:
- The classes are Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 12 noon.
- Ability to work with other people
In preparation for the apprenticeship program, Smids Animation studios has made huge investments in state of the art equipment to optimize productivity. Hence, as part of the apprenticeship program you would get access to state of the art studio equipment like workstations, render farm, Wacom Cintiqs, etc.
Smids Animation Studios Limited is a Lagos based design studio, they’re into computer animation, motion graphics and visual effects. They began operations in November 2010. These are some of the projects their team has worked on:
The lead instructor for the program, Bisi Adetayo, is a veteran in 3D animation industry in Nigeria; With over 15 years’ experience across Egypt, South Africa and Nigeria, he has his name on various notable projects done in and out of Nigeria. He is one of the few Autodesk® Certified Instructors (ACI) in Africa.
WHAT YOU STAND TO BENEFIT
- An AUTODESK recognized certificate
- A well-grounded 3D knowledge based on their robust 3D curriculum
- Job offer(after the project, you can become a member of the Smids animation team)
- Smids would provide all equipment needed. You won’t even need to bring your laptop
- Studio pipeline experience as you would be trained using their studio workflow
TO BE ELIGIBLE
• Must be18+
• Love cartoons
• Must be creative
• A fast learner
This program starts in the first week of May 2014
HOW TO APPLY
Log on to www.smidsanimation.com/apprentice/apply or
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or
You can also visit the studio at 20, Alh. Kofoworola Crescent, off Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
This apprenticeship project will require your financial commitment but it’s a fraction of a typical training fee.
This training costs 120,000 but there is a discount of 10% for the 1st 10 people to apply.
This is one opportunity you cannot afford to miss.