Full Time Job

Lead Animator

Scanline VFX

Munich, Germany 10-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

• Supervising the process
of creating high quality character, creature and/or object animations for feature films.
• Working closely with supervisors and head of department to identify and solve problems, both technical and artistic.
• Attend and actively participate in show and department related meetings
• Plan and provide estimates/schedules for tasks and shows .
• Plan on the team with the Department manager and forecast any resource needs
• Do daily rounds/reviews with the artists and providing creative solutions
• Communicate client notes to the team.
• Liaises with other production team members to ensure production deadlines are met

• Degree/Diploma in animation or related field or equivalent experience (preferred)
• Minimum (4-6) years of experience in a animation lead position on feature films (preferred)
• Knowledge of Maya (required)
• Knowledge of Nuke and3Ds Max (a plus)
• Must have a strong sense of animation basics; acting, staging, posing, weight, timing and storytelling
• Previs experience a plus
• A good attitude and ability to smoothly change and adapt with the project
• Background or experience in fine arts demonstrating a thorough understanding of physical motion, weight, and composition
• Knowledge of human and animal anatomy as well as life drawing skills is desirable
• Ability to troubleshoot/solve technical problems and escalate as needed
• Coding /scripting experiences in python and or mel (a plus)


Collaboration on elaborate feature film productions (national & international)

Innovative environment and excellent opportunities to further develop your skills


Please include showreel and breakdown in your application. Due to large number of applications the confirmation email you will receive is automated.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1124m-44-192-54-67-42 in your application.