Dual combined or individual opportunity Unity 3D and/or Motion Graphics project for ground breaking film education project

Dual combined or individual opportunity Unity 3D and/or Motion Graphics project for ground breaking film education project

Short term project
J96028
At a glance

Skills

  • Media production (video/audio)
  • Graphic design
  • Illustration

Where

London, W1a 1AA
Remote opportunity, or mainly at home.

Time

Either in or out of office hours Estimate of time needed:
1-15 hours or 15-90 hours
This is a project based request for your help but if you wish you would be welcome to continue to expand on what we can offer based on availability

Profile 1: 2D Graphics Expert Volunteer for Motion GraphicsProfile 2: 3D Programming Expert Volunteer for Unity(combined or separate opportunities)

What will you be doing?

Note: You may wish to help with EITHER or both of these 2D/3D related projects

3D related Project opportunity 1: 3D Programming Expert Volunteer for Unity

Title: Creative Volunteer for Unity3D Programming

Description: UKFilmNet urgently requires your expertise in Unity3D programming and 3D design to update and enhance our most popular and in-demand learning tool—a Unity-based lighting simulator. This simulator is crucial for teaching young learners the key skills needed for lighting in a TV studio. The role involves updating the simulator to the latest version of Unity and ensuring its functionality in both Unity3D Player and WebGL formats. This update is critical as the current version of the tool is out of date and no longer supported, hindering our educational impact.

Skills Needed:

  • Proficiency in Unity3D programming and familiar with 3D design.
  • Experience with updating software versions and exporting tools in Unity to create content in WebGL format.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and enhance existing applications for a better user experience.

 

3D related Project opportunity 2: 2D Graphics Expert Volunteer for Motion Graphics

Title: Volunteer Motion Graphics Designer

Description: Join UKFilmNet in our mission to empower economically, socially, and democratically disadvantaged or marginalized communities through enhanced digital media skills. We are looking for a creative volunteer skilled in Adobe Illustrator and similar motion graphics tools to help us create engaging visual content. This role involves designing 2D graphics, including captions, lower thirds, and dynamic animations, crucial for making our learning resources more effective and engaging. Your expertise will transform educational content, making it visually stimulating and easier to understand for young learners.Skills Needed:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and motion graphics software.
  • Experience in creating 2D animations, captions, and lower thirds for educational content.
  • Strong visual and creative skills with an ability to deliver clear, engaging graphic communications.
  • Commitment to high-quality work and attention to detail.

What are we looking for?

note volunteers may wish to support EITHER or BOTH of these graphics volunteering opportunities based on their experience

Profile 1: 3D Programming Expert Volunteer for Unity

 

Skills Needed:

  • Proficiency in Unity3D programming and familiar with 3D design.
  • Experience with updating software versions and exporting tools in Unity to create content in WebGL format.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and enhance existing applications for a better user experience.
  • Ability to import legacy Unity and ensure updated version works with current versions and WebGL
  • RELIABILITY AND SELF ORGANISING - when you commit to a project you see it though

 

Profile 2: 2D Graphics Expert Volunteer for Motion Graphics

Skills Needed:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator and motion graphics software.
  • Experience in creating 2D animations, captions, and lower thirds for educational content.
  • RELIABILITY AND SELF ORGANISING - when you commit to a project you see it though
  • Strong visual and creative skills with an ability to deliver clear, engaging graphic communications.
  • Commitment to high-quality work and attention to detail.

What difference will you make?

 

Project 1 Unity3D expert

By revitalizing our Unity-based simulator, you will restore and enhance a vital educational resource. This role directly impacts our ability to provide practical, hands-on learning experiences to young individuals interested in film and television production. Your work will help ensure that these learners receive up-to-date and effective training, opening up opportunities for creative expression and professional development in the media industry.

 

Project 2 Motion Graphics expert

Out Motion graphics and captioning templates are terribly out of date. Your help and expert creativity in this area will be used across every one of the hundreds of masterclass videos we create.

 

As a volunteer, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing the accessibility and effectiveness of our learning materials. Your contributions will help bridge the gap in media literacy, providing young individuals from underserved communities with the skills needed to excel in a digital and visually-oriented world.

 

Before you apply

Application Details for 2D Graphics OR Unity3D Expert Volunteer

  • Outline 4 or 5 specific projects where you've applied your skills in motion graphics OR Unity3D, ideally (but not essential) in educational or documentary or simulation contexts. Include client names web-links of video or game examples
  • Applicants MAY be required to sign a confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement as you will have access to sensitive source materials and designs.
  • Note that this is not a training position; your proven expertise will be crucial.
Causes
  • Arts
  • Education
  • Training / employment support
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 
    Not for profit

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