SR. ANIMATOR (FREELANCE)

POSITION OVERVIEW

  • The Sr. Animator should possess at least 4+ years of experience as an animator and should demonstrate advanced abilities in 3D animation
  • Ideal candidate will have experience with “action” animation sequences as well as extensive character animation experience
  • Work with Directors and Animation Leads to create character 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 material 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

Psyop is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive workplace. We offer flexible working practices and welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.