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Animation Checker - Big City Greens


Animation Checker - Big City Greens

• Emerging Level


The Animation Checker ensures consistent and complete delivery of production material to vendor studios and controls quality to reduce post-production costs.

Category Animation  Art Department  Special Effects 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 07, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Anticipated Start: January 2023

  • Overall:  check and confirm that all files, media, and information to be shipped are correct, complete and consistent.
  • Using Storyboard Pro, review storyboards prior to production for missing or incorrect scene descriptions, character actions, camera moves, effects, and special notes on each panel within each scene.
  • Coordinate with Director and Production to include revised storyboard panels from animatic if there is a difference and/or coordinate with Editor to adjust animatic to include any revised storyboard panels after confirming with Director.
  • Make sure scene numbers, action notes, camera moves, effects, character names, special notes, hook-ups, and lighting sources are all called out correctly on storyboard and X-sheets, if applicable, and that the storyboards, X-sheets and animatic all match each other.
  • Verify that character reactions, expressions and actions are concise and follow standard walk/run cycle sheets, where applicable
  • If X-sheets are required, review lip assignment to confirm the correct mouth chart is followed
  • Review scene cuts and confirm they match the animatic. Review with Director if scene cuts do not match.  Coordinate with Timing Director to adjust scene cuts, if necessary.
  • Ensure there are correct camera moves, action, lip sync, character names, abbreviations, hook-ups or effects and correct scene and panel numbers on all X-sheets.
  • Create the final route sheet within Insight
  • Enter final footage and submit final checked work to Production to ship to vendor studio
  • Advanced Mac/PC skills
  • Familiarity with Storyboard Pro
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Insight or ability to quickly learn proprietary software
  • Traditional 2D, Harmony and CG Animation Pipeline experience or training preferred
  • Proven ability to be detail-oriented and highly organized is required.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure.
  • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change.
Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience

Job Location: Burbank, CA 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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