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Weta Digital Recruiting Animator

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Animator

Category: Animator
Company: Weta Digital
Location: Wellington (New Zealand)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Weta Digital is hiring for Animators:

What the job is:

Produce character and creature animation, creating great character performances and complex choreography. Animators work at all levels of feature or VFX animation production. At the Lead and Senior level, increasingly responsible for the animation in entire scenes and sequences.

Needs to Do:

– Animate shots as assigned.
– Creature development
– Check puppets (does this rig do what we need to final a shot?)
– Clean-Up and publish correct animation assets as shots are finaled.

Lead/Senior :

– Suggest ideas for how to stage a shot (both camera and animation suggestions)

Junior:

– Animate/track actors in live action footage or track cameras for other animators/departments
– Submit rotomation for review by Junior Animation Lead

Needs to have:

Lead/Senior/Animator

– Three years animation experience in Visual Effects Animation on feature films.

Junior:

– Real world experience or animation course training required .
– Experience in camera and staging shots.
– Maya and Linux experience.

Nice to have

– Previs experience
– Basic Nuke experience
– A solid foundation in realistic facial animation
– Experience working with motion capture in animation production

To apply for consideration, please complete the online questionnaire and send your resume/showreel link to us at: recruitment@wetafx.co.nz
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