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MPC Film Recruitment Animator & Animation Lead and Trainer

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Animator

Category: Animator
Company: MPC
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

With offices all over the globe, the Moving Picture Company (MPC) is one of the world’s leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating high-end VFX for the advertising and feature film industries.
We are constantly looking for the best talents in the world, enthusiastic people that come to work every day with the desire to be a part of some of the best work in the industry.
Animators are responsible for producing high-quality hyper-realistic animations for our feature film productions.
If you have a passion for animation and can use Maya then we want to hear from you, whether you’ve just graduated, are looking for new challenges or are used to leading teams of Animators – all levels are welcome!

You would be an absolute superstar if you also possessed the following bonus skills:

– Previous experience with Linux
– A small amount of scripting knowledge – Mel or Python preferred
– Previous experience in a VFX environment
– An understanding of Rigging

Whilst we may not have a suitable vacancy within our Animation team at the time you apply we will ensure that we keep in touch for future opportunities. If we do have a position we think would interest you then we will be in touch really soon!
If you would like to keep up to date with recruitment activities at MPC then please join us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and/or download our MPC Film App.

We look forward to working with you in the future!

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH04/ats/careers/apply.jsp?org=MPC&cws=1&rid=177
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Animation Lead and Trainer

Category: Other
Company: MPC
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

With offices all over the globe, the Moving Picture Company (MPC) is one of the world’s leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating high-end VFX for the advertising and feature film industries.
In 2013 we will be expanding the newly established Film Animation team in our Bangalore Studio, to produce high end animation for Hollywood blockbusters.

Core Responsibilities:

A Senior Animator who has worked on large scale Film projects. You should have experience of a range of characters/creatures and delivered work on key hero shots.
They will be responsible for training and leading a team of Animators to be ready to work on high end and large scale Film projects.
You will be trained at MPC London for two to three months, after which you will take up your place at MPC Bangalore to train the new Animation team.
For the right candidate, there is the possibility of this becoming an ongoing leadership role within the new Animation team.

Experience and Skills required:

Relevant experience in feature film production as a senior Animator.
The candidate must thrive in a team environment and enjoy working with other artists.
They should be experienced enough to be able to bring creative ideas and execute those ideas to whatever characters they are cast to.
An understanding of the computer graphics production process: camera work, technical limitations and animation’s cooperation with other disciplines/departments.
Able to work to strict deadlines and achieve a high level of execution in performances and motion.
Knowledge of 3D animation toolsets (preferably Maya).
An understanding of animation principles and work methods.
Animation/drawing/sculpting skills a plus.
Good communication skills both technically and creatively and be willing to take notes and direction.
Must be highly motivated and able to work well in a team environment.
Ability to be adaptable and accepting of changes in a production schedule.
Leadership experience within a VFX studio environment is highly desirable.
Training experience within a VFX studio environment is highly desirable.

Primary Responsibilities:

Should be an example to trainee animators.
To accurately pass on MPC-specific knowledge to trainee animators, ensuring that they learn to produce world-class animation using MPC’s pipeline.
Work closely with the animation training material authors in London to ensure that animation trainees are receiving optimal instruction.
To report to the Training Production Manager and Training Manager to ensure that training is delivered in line with the schedule.
To transition the team from training into production, and lead them on their first shows.
To instil a creative and proactive attitude in the trainee Animators.
To organize their time, collaborate, and effectively communicate with their supervisors and team mates.

Apply here:- https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH04/ats/careers/apply.jsp?org=MPC&cws=1&rid=2733
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