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Animator
- Animated Feature Film

Animal Logic – the company that brought you Peter Rabbit – is looking for an Animator.

You will be responsible for producing high quality performance animation that is in line with the Director’s creative vision and commensurate with level. You will also create a believable performance and expressions of 3D CG characters and objects. This is a fulltime, contract role that reports to the Animation Supervisor and Artist Management.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Bring characters to life
  • Produce high quality animation in line with the Directors creative vision and the brief received from lead and/or supervisor
  • Animate using effective storytelling skills, through knowledge of camera angles and framing shots
  • Understand the visual requirements for the film and in consultation with your Lead and/or Supervisor, provide input into the procedures and techniques that will enable these to be met
  • Adhere to deadlines and anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot technical issues with Production
  • Help provide solutions to creative briefs through existing tools & processes
  • Understand department pipeline including all assets and tools, and their purpose
  • Become proficient with the department’s propriety tools

What you bring:

  • 2+ years’ industry experience in feature films, TV series or games with a focus in Animation
  • Experience working in a feature animated film pipeline
  • Proficiency to create stylized animation work at a high-end feature film quality level demonstrated through past project work and/or reel/portfolio
  • Working knowledge in animation techniques and a proficiency in 3d software packages, particularly Maya
  • Proven ability to produce feature film quality character animation in a range of styles
  • Solid knowledge of animation tools and workflow
  • Knowledge of traditional animation techniques and the principles of character performance such as posing, timing, acting and storytelling techniques
  • A strong knowledge of anatomy, movement and basic real world physics and their application for animation
  • Recognised post-secondary qualification in animation, film or related field preferable
  • A demonstrated passion and ability in 3d animation
  • Enthusiasm, positivity, initiative and talent coupled with an understanding for taking direction and performing tasks to the individual’s best abilities
  • Have an “eye” for the nuances of a believable action
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • A flexible approach while maintaining consistently high standards
  • Ability to balance workloads to achieve deadlines within a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal English language skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willing to learn, and contribute to the success of the team and project
  • Have the ability to listen and be open to all feedback given
  • Open to new workflows and tool sets

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