STARFALL Applications

Applications are now closed!

 

We are recruiting talented individuals to help with an original Sci-Fi Minecraft animation project.

See below for details on how to apply and the positions available.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send all applications to blackplasma.mail@gmail.com

Title your email with the position you're applying for

Example: STARFALL - Animator Application

If you are applying for multiple positions, please send separate emails for each

Include examples of your work!  

In your email be sure mention how you meet the required skills as well as either link or attach examples of your best work if the position calls for it. Do not simply link your YouTube channel. Also, take a moment to explain why you are interested in the position.

 

Applications which do not include any examples of your work will not be accepted!

Finally, please include your Discord username so if you are chosen we can add you.

discord.gg/blackplasma

Paid Positions

ANIMATOR

This position is for animating the core movements of all primary characters. You will be invited to the production server and given a list of scenes for which to choose from. You will then be given a layout with instructions on what to animate. Face animation/lip sync is not required. We can discuss which scenes best suit your strengths/interests.

What we're looking for:

We're looking for people who love animating Minecraft characters to a high standard. They will also need to have a style which fits well with other animations on Black Plasma Studios, or the ability to adapt their style to one more familiar with the channel. 

 

Requirements:

- Character animation experience in Blender

- Use of Blender 2.91+

- Access to Discord so we can provide feedback

How to apply:

- Email us in the format mentioned at the top of this page.

- We will need to see clear evidence that you can animate characters. Show examples of your work!

- We would also like to hear a bit about yourself and why you are applying for this position.

CONCEPT ARTIST

This position is for designing concept art for various aspects of the animation. You will be invited to the production server and given a list of concepts that need art to help visualise the idea for which to choose from. We can discuss which concepts best suit your strengths/interests. 

What we're looking for:

We're looking for artists with a passion for designing characters, species, ships, environments (both in space and on land), weapons, technology and more.

 

Requirements:

- Highly skilled in designing concept art

- Access to Discord so we can provide feedback

How to apply:

- Email us in the format mentioned at the top of this page.

- We will need to see clear evidence that you can design concept art. Show examples of your work!

- We would also like to hear a bit about yourself and why you are applying for this position.

SKIN DESIGNER

This position is for designing the skins for various characters and species in the animation. You will be invited to the production server and given a list of skins that need designing for which to choose from. We can discuss which skins best suit your strengths/interests. 

What we're looking for:

We're looking for people who love making Minecraft skins with the ability to adapt their skills to various characters from all kinds of species.

 

Requirements:

- High quality Minecraft skin design experience

- Access to Discord so we can provide feedback

How to apply:

- Email us in the format mentioned at the top of this page.

- We will need to see clear evidence that you can design skins to a high standard. Show examples of your work!

- We would also like to hear a bit about yourself and why you are applying for this position.

MODELLER / RIGGER

This position is for modelling and/or rigging the various assets that'll feature in the animation. You will be invited to the production server and given a list of models/rigs that need creating for which to choose from. We can discuss which assets best suit your strengths/interests. 

What we're looking for:

We're looking for people with a passion for modelling and/or rigging to create assets including but not limited to weapons, gadgets, robots, debris, creatures, technology, decorative items and more.

 

Requirements:

- Experience in modelling or rigging

- Use of Blender 2.91+

- Access to Discord so we can provide feedback

How to apply:

- Email us in the format mentioned at the top of this page.

- We will need to see clear evidence that you can model and/or rig. Show examples of your work!

- We would also like to hear a bit about yourself and why you are applying for this position.

Volunteer Positions

BUILDER

This position is for building the sets and Minecraft assets (e.g. ships) for use in the animation. You will be invited to the production server and given a list of build projects for which to choose from. We can discuss which projects best suit your strengths/interests.

What we're looking for:

We're looking for people who love building in Minecraft and have worked on build projects relevant to science fiction like ships, space stations, towns etc. Sci-Fi experience is not essential but preferable.

 

Requirements:

- Plenty of Minecraft building experience

- Access to Discord so we can all coordinate on projects together

How to apply:

- Email us in the format mentioned at the top of this page.

- We will need to see clear evidence that you can build in Minecraft. Show examples of your work!

- We would also like to hear a bit about yourself and why you are applying for this position.

TRANSLATOR

This position is for people who wish to help translate the script to be used as captions on the video. You will be invited to the production server to discuss the translation.

What we're looking for:

We're looking for people with knowledge of languages besides English to translate the script's dialogue.

 

Requirements:

- Fluency in a language other than English

- Access to Discord so we can discuss the translation

How to apply:

- Email us in the format mentioned at the top of this page.

- We will need to see clear evidence that you can write in the language you're applying with.

- We would also like to hear a bit about yourself and why you are applying for this position.

 

Common Questions:

 

Will I be paid?

Some positions are paid (like animator), others are volunteer positions (like builder).

How much will I be paid?

Payments will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.

When will you check applications?

We check our email almost daily, although we may wait a few days then process many applications at once.

 

Will I receive a reply to my application?

Due to the high amount of applications, we do not respond to denied applicants.

Be sure to follow instructions when applying!