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Adobe After Effects Specialist

Adobe After Effects Specialist

• Emerging Level


Paramount+ daily animated variety series TOONING OUT THE NEWS seeks an Adobe After Effects Specialist. The series is NYC-based with a remote workflow currently.

Category Animation  Special Effects 
Location Remote Location
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

This is a fast-moving daily animated show and all are expected to take an animation generalist approach and be able to jump into one or more additional tasks such as rigging, lipsyncing, puppet animating, etc, if the needs arise.

TOONING OUT THE NEWS features a cast of animated characters covering top news stories and interviewing real-world guests, newsmakers, and analysts. The series is executive produced by Stephen Colbert and Chris Licht of CBS' The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and RJ Fried and Tim Luecke from Showtime's Our Cartoon President.

  • Composite quick effects like fire and smoke and change the lighting of a scene.
  • Create and adjust layouts for many different views of the same background
  • With PSD assets, rig and animate a character with simple but realistic movements
  • Learn one or more phase of the animation process using Adobe Character Animator (CH) and assist where needed
  • Major plus if you have Adobe Javascript experience for creating specialized scripts for After Effects
Skills/Experience Needed:
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Javascript experience is a major plus
  • Compositing experience for live action or special effects for animation
  • Ability to keep up with a fast workflow and maintain clean projects
  • Availability to work evenings
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
Please provide a resume/CV and reel with application

Job Type Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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