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Animator - Temp

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Animator - Temp

• Intermediate Level

Summary

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a talented Animator to assist our cinematics team in creating the next generation of animated shorts that can work on a contract/temp basis.

Category Animation 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period 6 Months
Posted Date Apr 13, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The cinematic Animator Temp will be skilled at animating characters at a level that lives up to the ever-increasing Blizzard Entertainment standard of quality. You have a strong foundation in animation principles, the ability to reinforce the story by creating memorable performances, and have aptitude working in a variety of animation styles.
 
Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time.  This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

Requirements:
  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience in game development, television, or film industry using Maya or equivalent 3D program
  • A demo reel, demonstrating excellent 3D animation skills 
  • Passion for film, animation and video games 
  • An animation test is required (Acting or Action - ask for details)
  • Able to effectively collaborate with other artists, producers, and programmers
  • Self-motivation, good communications skills, and a great team-player attitude
  • Assist in supporting and evolving the cinematics team with constructive feedback both technically and artistically
Pluses:
  • Artistic skills: story boarding, gesture drawing, 2D animation, composition 
  • Technical skills: rigging, scripting, and understanding of pipeline
  • Physical skills: acting, martial arts, and choreography
  • Film making skills: cinematography, pre-visualization, editing, and story writing
  • Understanding of FX, particles, cloth, and hair as they contribute to a character’s performance
Required Application Materials:
  • Resume PDF Preferred
  • Link to a portfolio. Provide a demo reel and demo reel description of your work per shot
Job Status: Temporary

Primary Location: United States-CA-Irvine

Job Type Temporary 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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