Job Description & Responsibilities
The Animation Senior Artist reports directly to the Animation Division Supervisor. Responsible for animating the more complex shots within a given sequence and may be given Key/Master shot work as well.
Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
Addresses all creative notes from the Animation Division Supervisor and the Film’s Director – in a timely fashion.
Troubleshoots technical issues as they arise, for their own shots and assists junior artists if needed. Serves as a strong mentor for more junior artists.
Minimum of 3 years experience working as an Animator in CG Animated film productions.
A good understanding of the principles of cinematography including interpreting storyboards, use of lenses, positioning and moving the camera, etc…
Solid understanding of anatomy, masses, volumes dynamics and character motion.
Understanding of generating cloth and hair/fur simulations a huge plus.
Ability to take direction and be willing to address constructive feedback.
Strong attention to detail – and continuity.
Good communication skills.
Bachelors Degree in Animation, Computer Graphics or equivalent job experience.
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