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Waterproof Studios Recruiting Facial Animator- Keyframe and Facial Capture

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CANADIAN APPLICANTS ONLY.

Waterproof Studios is looking for Junior to Lead Animators who have a special interest in Facial Animation. Both Key-Frame and working with Facial Capture systems will be used. Our animators will work with our directors and animation supervisors to bring our characters to life. We have a range of projects from In-Game Cinematics to Pre-Rendered Trailers and VFX creature work.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Work with our Directors and Animation Supervisors to create realistic facial animation for a range of characters
Work closely with the Art Director, Art, Modeling and Rigging Departments to develop a more robust facial pipeline
Key Frame Facial animation as well as work with Facial Capture and elaborate further
Work with a deadline and stay on track during production
Works with the Production team to help establish schedules and technical needs
Troubleshoots any issues with rigs or systems that may arrise
Able to take direction and constructive criticism from the Supervisors and feedback from the Directors

Skills & Requirements:

2+ years experience
Experience working with Motion Capture and Facial Capture
BA of Fine Art , Classical Animation, or equivalent required
Excellent artistic eye for animation and realistic facial movement
Experience in rigging an asset
Strong knowledge of Maya, Motion Builder
Traditional arts background is highly preferred
Ability to communicate and work well in a team environment
Great problem solving skills and extremely organized

To apply for any of our open positions, please submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio to:  jobs@waterproofstudios.com
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