Full Time Job

Animator

Animal Logic

Vancouver, BC 11-14-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Are you an Animator interested in bringing characters to life through believable performance and expressions for our animated feature?

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 departments proprietary tools

What you bring:
• 3+ years' experience in feature animation, VFX feature films, TV series or games with a focus in Animation
• Proficiency demonstrated through past project work and/or reel/portfolio
• Solid knowledge of animation tools and workflow
• Working knowledge in animation techniques and a proficiency in 3d software packages, particularly Maya
• 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
• 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 communication and interpersonal skills
• Have the ability to listen and be open to all feedback given

What you should demonstrate in your demo reel/portfolio:
• Proven ability to produce feature film quality character animation in a range of styles
• 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
• An ''eye'' for the nuances of a believable action and effective storytelling skills

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Animal Logic

Animal Logic is one of the world's most accomplished digital studios producing award winning, ground breaking and trail blazing animation, visual effects and design.