We are on a search for Arizona's most talented digital animation artists!
Shine For The Future is on course to be one of America’s largest and most comprehensive social-emotional learning programs for elementary age school children grades 2-5. It is a character based, 5 minute a day program that will be available online for in-home and in-school use. Our mission is to build confidence in every child to be the best version of themselves and increase positive social interaction.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
Animation / illustration artists who can:
- Digital artists that can match current characters' art styles
- Sketch rough drafts of characters
- Create a wide range of emotions for the characters
- Create finished, digital, colored animatic panels
- Create new character conceptualizations and finished re-designs
- Work well with other artists
- Be available to create art at least 20 hours a week
- Have a positive attitude and be on board to help kids
*Please fill out the application and submit digital (.PNG files preferred, will accept .JPEG), colored panels of Hari, Kat & Perri with three different poses and emotions each (1920x1080).
1ST PLACE: $500 cash / T-shirt
2ND PLACE: $250 cash / T-shirt
3RD PLACE: $100 Visa gift card / T-shirt
*All contestants will receive a SFTF pen as our thank you!
Winners announced on Friday, OCTOBER 1, 2021
Prizes awarded on Friday, OCTOBER 8, 2021
*No purchase necessary
*Contestants must be at least 18 years of age and residents of AZ (proof of residence will be required)
*Contestants who enter understand and accept that the Shine For The Future company intends to hire the winners as independent contractors for ongoing artistic product development. The winners will not be considered employees of Shine For The Future, but will remain independent contractors until otherwise announced.
*Any working relationships between winning artists and Shine For The Future that develop as a result of winning this contest will be considered an “at will” relationship, meaning that both artists and company management involved give each other a trial period of at least 30-60 days for production and working environmental satisfaction, at which time either party may be released or retained for ongoing development.
*All Shine For The Future established characters are copywritten, and all submissions of said characters for the contest will be copyright owned by Shine For The Future.
*Winning artists must be willing to make themselves available for online or in-person interviews pertaining to being hired as independent contractor artists for Shine For The Future.
*All prizes will be awarded within 30 days of the end of the Shine For The Future Artist 2021 Contest.
*This contest is registered by the AZ Attorney General’s office and all content / rules of this contest are truthful, legal and binding.
"Oh, hello. My name is Hari. My friends tell me I'm kind, giving, funny and a great friend. I like to learn more about myself and try my best to be a good person ever day! Join me, will ya?"
"Hello everyone! I am your main guide, Kat. You might consider me an idea person, the creative type, a good problem solver, and someone who REALLY cares about all of YOU and how you think about yourselves."
"HoOowdy!!! It's me, Perri! I'm your OH SO hilarious game show host! You can always come to me for a laugh. Ooh, ooooh I've got one! What's a pickle's favorite game show??? Let's Make a Dill!!!"