Added by on 2014-03-23

Nerd Corps Entertainment Recruiting Senior Animator, Junior Animator & Modeller – XSI

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Senior Animator

Category: Animator
Company: Nerd Corps Entertainment
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

About the Position

The senior animator has exceptional character animation skills and considerable experience in 3D animation for broadcast television or feature film production. They excel at creating high-calibre, dramatic and action-oriented character animation while at the same time meeting production deadlines. Their name is well-known in the animation community. They must have exceptional orderly workflow and be able to hold training sessions for fellow animators.

Responsibilities

To break the conventional animation limitations of 3D animated television series and create the highest possible quality of animation in this medium
Transfer animation knowledge to other crew members
Continually demonstrate a strong understanding of motion, weight, emotion, acting and timing
Demonstrate the ability to take direction well and thrive in a team environment
Work under the direction of the animation supervisor and the animation director

Qualifications

Degree/diploma in 3D animation
Thrives in a high pressure, deadline oriented environment
Solid knowledge of SoftImage XSI an asset
3+ years experience preferably with a background in episodic TV or feature animation
Thorough understanding of all aspects of 3D character animation
Strong understanding of character acting principles

Please email your resume, portfolio/demo reel link and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:
recruiting@nerdcorps.com
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Junior Animator

Category: Animator
Company: Nerd Corps Entertainment
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

About the Position

The junior animator creates high-calibre, dramatic and action-oriented character animation while at the same time meeting production deadlines. They have a good understanding of the principles of animation, movement and timing skills. They are integral to the animation team and are enthusiastic at developing their skills. They are able to take direction and address notes willingly in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

Strive to break the conventional animation limitations of 3D animated television series and create the highest possible quality of animation in this medium
Demonstrate the ability to take direction well and excel in a team environment
Work under the direction of the animation supervisor and animation director

Qualifications

Degree/diploma in 3D animation
6 months+ experience preferably with a background in episodic TV or feature animation
Broad understanding of 3D character animation
Solid knowledge of SoftImage XSI is beneficial
Strong understanding of character acting principles
Strong understanding of motion, weight, emotion, acting and timing

Please email your resume, portfolio/demo reel link and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:
recruiting@nerdcorps.com
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Modeller – XSI

Category: Modeller
Company: Nerd Corps Entertainment
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

About the Position

The modeller has exceptional skills and experience in modeling, UV mapping, texturing and weighting in XSI. The modeller creates characters, props and set models that accurately represent the artistic goals and story concepts of the production. They excel at creating complex and organic models while at the same time meeting production deadlines. They take direction well, require minimum supervision and are good communicators.

Responsibilities

Create and texture geometry consistent with production designs of characters, sets, props and vehicles
Apply basic rigs and weight models
Can models for production use
Render images of the models he/she creates for approval and circulation
Complete all work assigned within the scheduled timeframe and in an efficient manner
Collaborate with animation team to ensure models are structured to achieve intended performance requirements
Interpret and implement notes and feedback from directors and supervisors in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way
Remain current in modelling and production techniques
Stay up-to-date on production related software
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner

Qualifications

3+ years of experience in television, or relevant industry experience
Degree/diploma in fine arts or 3D modelling
Proficiency in modelling, texturing and weighting in XSI
Understanding and experience in the creation and use of geometry assets in a production setting
Understanding of facial shape animation
Working knowledge of Photoshop or other high-end 2D painting programs
Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
Good understanding of the animation process
Works well in a team environment
Thrives in a high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment
Able to follow direction
Able to take criticism professionally
Has a good sense of aesthetics

Please email your resume, portfolio/demo reel link and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:
recruiting@nerdcorps.com
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