Full Time Job

Animator

Noggin

New York, NY 05-21-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Animator (Play Noggin - Preschool)

Job Type: Project Based Employment

Nickelodeon's Nick Jr., the #1 preschool brand, seeks an Animator for Nickelodeon Digital, Preschool Division. The Animator will report to the Director of Interactive, and be responsible for animating characters and motion graphics, while solving visual and storytelling challenges. The Animator will be responsible for day-to-day animation deliveries working as a character animator and motion graphics animators.

Responsibilities
• Animator with both 3D and 2D character animation skills, who understands game/interactive production (e.g. creating loops, idles, non-linear animated segments)
• Analyzing and mimicking an established animation style
• Ability to composite and animate in After Effects
• Creative problem solver
• Attend production check-ins & creative weeklies
• Flexibility to assume additional responsibilities as required
• Partner with Creative Producers to maintain creative excellence and feasibility that uphold and enhance the brand
• Be extremely detail-oriented, organized and thorough, able and willing to refine work to a high degree of polish

Qualifications
• Experience in Animation Production & Post Production
• Experienced in Maya 3D character animation
• Experienced in Toon Boom Harmony and After Effects puppeted-style animation
• Proficient in tracking and compositing in Adobe After Effects
• Able to work on-site at our downtown NY office
• Excellent communication skills and a professional collaborative attitude
• Be flexible and have enthusiasm for innovation and change
• Must be able to complete tasks on tight deadlines
• Ability to adapt to inherited pipelines and animate in them as needed
• Must have enthusiasm for innovation and change, and interest in keeping abreast of new developments
• Ability to articulate and influence creative concepts

Additional Qualifications
• Knowledge of Black Magic Fusion helpful, but not required

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy728m-18-204-2-146-42 in your application.

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