Full Time Job


Nickelodeon Animation

New York, NY 10-13-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Animator (Play Noggin - Preschool)

Overview and Responsibilities

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 include:
• 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

Basic 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
• Knowledge of Black Magic Fusion helpful, but not required

Additional Qualifications
• 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

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Job Type Full-Time Staff

Brand Nickelodeon Animation

Company Profile
Nickelodeon Animation

Nickelodeon Animation is proud of our celebrated past, but we're not resting on our Bikini Bottoms. We're always looking to the future, for both creative talent and the dedicated craftspeople that bring groundbreaking new ideas to life.

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