Wanted: Character Animator – Nerd Corps Entertainment (Vancouver)
Wanted: Character Animator
About the Position:
The Character Animator is an energetic and enthusiastic individual with strong character animation skills and experience in 3D animation for broadcast television or feature film production. The Character Animator excels at creating high calibre dramatic and action oriented character animation while at the same time meeting production deadlines.
Responsibilities and duties:
- To break the conventional animation limitations of 3D animated television series and create the highest possible quality of animation in this medium.
- Demonstrates a strong understanding of motion, weight, emotion, acting and timing.
- Demonstrates the ability to take direction well and excel in a team environment.
- Works under the direction of the Animation Supervisor and Director.
Qualifications and experience:
- Graduated from a well recognized animation program.
- Thrives in a high pressure, deadline oriented environment.
- Solid knowledge of Softimage XSI a strong asset.
- 1+ years experience preferably with a background in episodic TV or feature animation.
- Thorough understanding of all aspects of 3D character animation.
- A strong understanding of character acting principles.
Nerd Corps is one of the largest animation studios in Canada boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. But we’re more than just an animation studio. We build stories, worlds, and experiences for kids that cut across platforms from television to online, games, toys, mobile—wherever kids are spending time. We handle all stages of our process in-house, including IP creation and development, animation production, finance, sales and distribution, licensing and consumer products, and interactive development. We’re a rarity in the industry, and are looking for the best talent to join our team!
We would like to convey our sincere thanks to all those who express interest in being a part of the Nerd Corps team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted.
Please email your resume and cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:
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