Feature Animation - Senior Animator
Posted 16-02-2012, offered
The Senior Animator’s primary responsibility is to create high quality motion of computer graphics creatures and objects within a shot, using a variety of animation software programs, and working under the general supervision of the Animation Supervisor and Lead Animator.
Responsible for the successful animation of a series of shots on for the CG Feature Project.
Participates as a team member in determining various aesthetic solutions; provides feedback to other members of the production by attending dailies on a regular basis.
Maintains or exceeds a consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work.
Attend any relevant meetings to promote effective communication throughout the production team.
Maintains or exceeds consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work.
May participate in the recruiting and staffing of team and assesses the work of prospective candidates for hiring.
Expected to mentor entry level Animators and must be able to assist them with their shots.
Performs other tasks related to the creation of computer-generated animation.
6+ years experience working in cel, stopmotion or computer animation.
Expert knowledge of traditional animation principles, acting, film production and compositional design.
Ability to take on a delegated task with a minimum of supervision.
Knowledge of Unix and shell scripting; expert knowledge of Maya, proprietary and other software programs.
Good organization and communication skills.
Demonstrated artistic ability.
Attention to detail required.
Ability to learn quickly and assimilate new information.
Strong communication skills required.
Good interpersonal skills.
Good organizational skills.
A reel demonstrating a variety of different styles of animation including pieces which showcase the candidate’s performance and action abilities.