Full Time Job

Crowd / Fix Animator

Walt Disney Animation Studios

Vancouver, BC 03-12-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
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.

This position is based in our Vancouver, Canada studio.

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.

The hiring range for this position in British Columbia, Canada is C$87,210 to C$100,000 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A full range of medical, financial, and/or other variable pay or benefits, may be offered dependent on the level and position offered.

Disney Animation continues to build on its rich legacy of innovation and creativity, from the first fully-animated feature film, 1937's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to our 62nd animated feature, Wish, releasing November 2023. Among the studio's timeless creations are Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, and Encanto.

This position is with Walt Disney Animation Studios Vancouver Inc., which is part of a business we call Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g47jv7-3-239-91-5-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $87,210 to $100,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Combining masterful artistry and storytelling with groundbreaking technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios is a filmmaker-driven animation studio responsible for creating some of the most beloved films ever made.