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Tippett Studio Recruiting Animator

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Animators are responsible for designing and executing the performance of digital characters
within a shot.

Essential Functions:

The below list describes the essential functions of this role, but other duties may be
assigned, as necessary.

 Take direction from Animation Supervisor and Leads to create believable characters
while also able to make aesthetic decisions on your own which benefit the shot.
 Read the script and understand the story, its characters, and plot points.
 Seamlessly incorporate digital characters with live-action actors.
 Push your creative approach to evolve with technology.
 Meet deadlines set by Leads and Production.
 Attend animation dailies and provide feedback to other team members.

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:

 Must have experience with live action visual effects animation work.
 Understanding of animation principles and strong sense of cinematic language
 Work should demonstrate the ability to define character personality, create fluid
motion, organic movement, sense of weight, and physical believability.
 Quadruped animation experience preferred.
 A background in art, performance, acting, storytelling, sculpting, stop-motion,
traditional animation, puppeteering, and motion capture is helpful.
 Ability to work collaboratively with a team and take direction professionally.
 Experience with Linux/Unix a plus, but not required.
 One year minimum of production experience preferred with strong proficiency in
Autodesk Maya.
 Good organization and communication skills.


Must be eligible to work in the United States.
To be considered for this position, please include links to your resume and reel. You may

contact us at:

Email resumes to:

Please be sure to include the following in the subject line:

Resume: Your Name, Animator

If your skills and abilities are a good match for the job opening, you will be contacted
in the near future. We will make every attempt to contact all qualified candidates, but
due to the high volume of interest on our job openings, we may not be able to contact
every individual. We will not be returning phone calls or emails seeking further
information about the opening or to confirm that we have received your resume.
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