Set Extension / Matte Painting Artist
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Attention Crowd/Fix Animators, Disney is currently hiring! Be part of the longest running animation team in history, work alongside legends, and use your animation powers for good to touch millions of people's hearts around the globe.
We want talented animators who show exceptional understanding of acting, appeal, entertainment, weight, locomotion, and anatomy.
All positions are based in our Burbank, California studios.
Upload your reel/website and resume and tell us who you are. Please keep your reel to 2 minutes or less.
• Effectively tell the story in a meaningful way through vivid and compelling character acting and movement
• Create quality animation using digital tools for feature films, animated shorts, and other related projects
• Create quality animated cycles to feed our crowd simulation system
• Animate secondary and hero crowd scenes
• Fix technical and aesthetic issues on previously animated scenes
• Work closely with Crowd Supervisor, Heads of Animation, and Production in a feature film environment
• Collaborate with and take direction from Directors, Heads of Animation, and Animation Supervisors
• Implement changes and complete assignments in accordance with the production schedule
• Develop a working knowledge of necessary production tools
• Maintain an open and professional demeanor regarding direction, changes and shifting requirements
• Receive feedback, address notes, and present clear ideas to Animation Supervisors and Heads of Animation
• Produce various types of cycles and styles of animation
• Visual demonstration (web link preferred) of animation that illustrates visual storytelling, believable expressions, emotional states, weight, physics, balance, appeal, entertainment, clear timing, and staging
• Proficiency in Maya or equivalent software required
• Background in computer animation required
• Art background in Fine Art, Illustration, Computer Graphics preferred but not required
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About The Walt Disney Studios:
For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!. Ours is a culture of innovation, inspiration and collaboration that brings together visionary artists, gifted technologists and savvy business minds to conjure up magical entertainment experiences for a global audience.