Animator

Animation · London, London, City of
Department Animation
Employment Type Remote
Minimum Experience Mid-level



RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Produce high quality animations which create thrilling, story-driven moments
  • Work closely with the Rigging and Pipeline departments providing suggestions and feedback to improve character setup, rigs and tool functionality
  • Submitting shots for review and follow through with notes and feedback if required
  • Meet delivery deadlines under production constraints
  • Work closely with Supervisors and Pipeline department to develop tools and workflows associated with animation


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:


  • A thorough knowledge of Maya
  • An excellent understanding of motion, weight, balance and form
  • An excellent understanding of rigs and typical rigging set-ups and transferring data between tools
  • A working knowledge of Modeling, Rigging and Mel/Python scripting
  • A thorough understanding of the visual effects pipeline
  • Superb problem-solving skills and ability to take the initiative and offer ideas and suggestions
  • Excellent listening and communication skills, and the ability to receive direction and criticism
  • Excellent presentation/communication skills in dailies/reviews by clearly and briefly outlining what has been accomplished and what next should be addressed in the shot
  • Demonstrates an excellent aesthetic eye, anticipating potential problems
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively


ADDITIONAL SKILLS:


  • A traditional animation and/or art background
  • Previous experience working with motion capture data
  • Good knowledge of cinematic language and camera terminology
  • Basic knowledge of Python and/or Mel scripting


ABOUT YOU:


  • A passion for animating realistic CG characters and assets
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Calm under pressure
  • Analytical, logical and methodical in your approach
  • Organised, pro-active and a self-starter
  • A positive, can-do attitude

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    Animation
  • Employment Type
    Remote
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level