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Animator

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Animator

• Emerging Level

Summary

Animal Logic – the company that brought you Peter Rabbit – is on the hunt for Animators for a Netflix Animated Feature Film!

Category Animation  Art Department  Special Effects 
Location Vancouver, BC, Canada
Time Period 6 Months
Posted Date Oct 07, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

You will be responsible for producing high quality performance animation that is in line with the Director’s creative vision and commensurate with level. You will also create a believable performance and expressions of 3D CG characters and objects. This is a fulltime, contract role that reports to the Animation Supervisor and Artist Management.

What you’ll get to do:
  • Bring characters to life
  • Produce high quality animation in line with the Directors creative vision and the brief received from lead and/or supervisor
  • Animate using effective storytelling skills, through knowledge of camera angles and framing shots
  • Understand the visual requirements for the film and in consultation with your Lead and/or Supervisor, provide input into the procedures and techniques that will enable these to be met
  • Adhere to deadlines and anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot technical issues with Production
  • Help provide solutions to creative briefs through existing tools & processes
  • Understand department pipeline including all assets and tools, and their purpose
  • Become proficient with the department’s propriety tools
What you bring:
  • 2+ years’ industry experience in feature films, TV series or games with a focus in Animation
  • Experience working in a feature animated film pipeline
  • Proficiency to create stylized animation work at a high-end feature film quality level demonstrated through past project work and/or reel/portfolio
  • Working knowledge in animation techniques and a proficiency in 3d software packages, particularly Maya
  • Proven ability to produce feature film quality character animation in a range of styles
  • Solid knowledge of animation tools and workflow
  • Knowledge of traditional animation techniques and the principles of character performance such as posing, timing, acting and storytelling techniques
  • A strong knowledge of anatomy, movement and basic real world physics and their application for animation
  • Recognised post-secondary qualification in animation, film or related field preferable
  • A demonstrated passion and ability in 3d animation
  • Enthusiasm, positivity, initiative and talent coupled with an understanding for taking direction and performing tasks to the individual’s best abilities
  • Have an “eye” for the nuances of a believable action
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • A flexible approach while maintaining consistently high standards
  • Ability to balance workloads to achieve deadlines within a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal English language skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willing to learn, and contribute to the success of the team and project
  • Have the ability to listen and be open to all feedback given
  • Open to new workflows and tool sets

Job Type Contract  Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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