Senior Animator

Posted 26-03-2014, wanted

Nerd Corps, one of the largest animation studios in Canada, is looking for a Senior Animator.

About the Position
The senior animator has exceptional character animation skills and considerable experience in 3D animation for broadcast television or feature film production. They excel at creating high-calibre, dramatic and action-oriented character animation while at the same time meeting production deadlines. Their name is well-known in the animation community. They must have exceptional orderly workflow and be able to hold training sessions for fellow animators.

• To break the conventional animation limitations of 3D animated television series and create the highest possible quality of animation in this medium.
• Transfer animation knowledge to other crew members
• Continually demonstrate a strong understanding of motion, weight, emotion, acting and timing
• Demonstrate the ability to take direction well and thrive in a team environment
• Work under the direction of the animation supervisor and the animation director

• Degree/diploma in 3D animation
• Thrives in a high pressure, deadline oriented environment
• Solid knowledge of SoftImage XSI an asset
• 3+ years experience preferably with a background in episodic TV or feature animation
• Thorough understanding of all aspects of 3D character animation
• Strong understanding of character acting principles

Please email your resume, portfolio/demo reel link and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:
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