Animators are responsible for implementation of complex character animation and for the "movement" in computer animations, included but not limited to, timing, acting and posing of characters.
Essential Functions/Responsibilities :
Work with the Director in establishing character design and movement.
Take models and/or rigged models (set up for animation) to finished animation.
Work with modelers, riggers, and technical directors to implement the animation.
Maintains a consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work.
Education and/or Experience Required:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Visualization, or Computer Animation required or equivalent work experience.
Skills, Abilities, Special Licenses or Certificate:
Demonstrated expertise in the following: animation, rigging, sketching and/or drawing skills.
Knowledge of Unix and shell scripting; expert knowledge of Maya, proprietary and other software programs.
Demonstrated artistic ability with a strong understanding of traditional animation principles.
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change.
Ability to work collaboratively
Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:
The Animator works at the back-end of the production pipeline with hard deadlines and high productivity demands and, as such, flexible working hours during "crunch-periods", including evenings and weekends, are required as a fundamental and necessary part of this job
Office working environment
Approximately 90% of time spent working on a Computer.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. Blue Sky Studio management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
Job ID: R10011066
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