What does it take to get a job with DNA Productions? What is it like working at DNA Productions? ACR takes a look:
About DNA Productions
DNA Productions, Inc. is a Irving, Texas-based animation production company best known for the Oscar Nominated feature film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. Established in 1987, DNA Productions is also creator of the television series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius, which currently resides on Nickelodeon, Emmy Nominated specials such as Olive, the Other Reindeer, and 3D specials such as Santa vs. the Snowman. In addition to Nickelodeon, DNA Productions has worked with Curiosity Company, Fox, Warner Bros. Pictures (on The Ant Bully), and O Entertainment, the company responsible for running the IMAX Theaters during the holiday season.
Owned by John A. Davis and Keith Alcorn, DNA Productions offers scriptwriting, directing, and producing for animated series and features, in addition to creating animated programs and features.
DNA Productions Jobs
DNA Productions, like other companies, is always looking for seasoned artists and animators. The company’s website lists openings for riggers, modelers, texturing, layout, lighting, FX, and internships.
To apply for jobs at DNA Productions, send resumes and links to websites via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Links and resumes should be included in the body of the email only as attachments will not be accepted. According to the DNA Productions website, the company receives demos reels and resumes at an “alarming rate,” so it cannot respond to every one. However, you can assume that you might get a call if your demo shows talent and experience with Lightwave, Maya, Houdini, XSI, ZBrush, Photoshop, Painter, AfterEffects, Shake, and Comotion.
DNA Productions Salaries
Salaries for DNA Productions employees are unavailable. However, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, animators and multi-media artists living in the Dallas-Plano-Irving metropolitan area earn an average annual salary of $65,370. Statewide, animators earn an average of $57,740 per year. Across the nation, animators earn a mean annual salary of $63,440.