Full Time Job

Senior Animator

The Mill

Shanghai, China 04-24-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Mill is a global creative partner for agencies, production companies and brands, working across all media channels and platforms.

We are trusted specialists in visual effects, creative technologies and content production Our projects include the creation of digital products and virtual experiences, as well as world class visual effects and video production.

We are a vibrant network of talented artists, producers, directors and creative technologists from multinational backgrounds. We nurture innovation, flexibility and diverse ideas across our studios in Shanghai, Seoul, London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Berlin and Bangalore. We are all united by one single ambition: To create extraordinary and memorable work that captivates and excites audiences.

We are The Mill. We create the extraordinary.

We are currently looking for a talented and experienced Senior Animator to join our creative advertising team in Shanghai. First and foremost our Animators are responsible for producing high-quality, realistic and stylized animation for our clients advertising projects.

Ideally we are looking for an Animator that also brings in some rigging skills and is able to handle some generalist tasks from time to time.

• Previous experience Animating in advertising, feature film or animation production - ideally realistic creatures or characters
• Experience in facial animation for realistic characters and creatures
• Thorough knowledge of Maya is essential
• Rigging experience is a big plus
• Upbeat and improvisational personality
• Leadership experience and ability to mentor is a plus - we can provide training in task delegation and leading a project team
• Experience in Previz, Layout and Camera work

• Animating realistic and stylized Characters and Creatures for VFX and full CG projects (inc. facial animation)
• Mentoring and leading junior Animators
• Previz, Layout and Camera work as needed

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r030n1-44-200-82-149-42 in your application.

Company Profile
The Mill

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.