3D ANIMATOR (FREELANCE)

Position Overview

● Work with Directors and Animation Leads to create character animations based on project requirements and animations based on project requirements
● Augment and develop creative techniques, research and incorporate new technology
● Animate solid character performances individually or as part of a team depending on project needs, under the supervision of the animation director
● Collaborate and share ideas with the creative and production teams

Responsibilities

Will include but are not limited to;

● Animate in various styles as required by projects (vehicles, complex characters, creatures, etc)
● Meet assigned project deadlines as set by lead/production team
● Research for or record reference materials as a solid foundation for an exceptional character animation performance
● Work closely with 3D artists, Leads, and the Creative Director to ensure clients needs and requirements are all met

Experience & Qualifications

● Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of animation and how to best employ those principles to create performance that supports the project
● Experience working with various animation styles ranging from stylized cartoon to photo-real performance
● Must possess a working knowledge of an animation and post production pipeline
● Experience and strong knowledge of the animation aspect of Maya is a must, proficiency in Adobe Premiere and photoshop a plus
● Excellent time management skills
● Must be able to work well within a team environment and take direction

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