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Axis Animation Recruiting Animator

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Animator

Axis Λnimation is looking to hire experienced ANIMATORS on an ongoing basis, on freelance contracts.

The Animators primary function is to create high quality character and creature animation for ongoing projects onsite in Glasgow.
This role is based in Glasgow and all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

NECESSΛRY REQUIREMENTS

Thorough knowledge of Autodesk Maya
Accomplished examples of keyframe animation, both character acting and full body
Proven production experience within a team min. 5 years
Good communication skill and an ability to work interactively with Production and other departments to solve production challenges
Strong understanding of the principles of animation and a keen eye for character pose and staging
Good knowledge of cinematography
Extensive experience working and editing mocap data.
Experience working with Maya Trax and blending animation clip data
Thorough knowledge and understanding of basic artistic human anatomy
Thorough knowledge and understanding of basic human kinetics
Thorough knowledge and understanding of basic real world physics and their application for animation
Experience with Maya camera sequencer a bonus

RESPONSIBILITIES

Body Mocap Cleanup
Character and vehicle keyframe animation
Facial capture implementation and polish
Facial keyframe animation
Camera layout/Previs
Scene caching and clean-up

Λpply Now!

Send your CV and demoreel link to recruitment@axisanimation.com and include the position you are applying for in the subject line, or apply on www.AxisAnimation.com

Founded in 2000, Λxis is an award-winning, international studio of directors, designers, artists, animators, writers and producers that creates content for the biggest names in video games, film, television, commercials and online entertainment.
As a creative team we go out of our way to get under the skin of every project and deliver beyond client expectations. We are passionate about our craft, and we challenge ourselves to leave a lasting impression with every piece of work.

No matter the client, brand, genre or delivery platform, our creative output is distinctive, engaging and entertaining.
Accordingly, Λxis has won numerous industry accolades, including: a prestigious Cannes Gold Lions Award, New York Festival Awards, D&AD nominations, London International Awards, Promax Awards and a Best Animation BAFTA.
In 2014, Λxis were proud to receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, a highly prestigious honour bestowed by Her Majesty The Queen only to businesses that display the highest levels of excellence.
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