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3D Animator

• Intermediate Level

Summary

Crafty Apes is a high-end visual effects boutique with a strong foothold in features and episodic television. We are looking for a 3D Animator with experience in episodic TV and feature film formats. The perfect candidate needs to be a dependable team player with a great attitude and able to make fast turnarounds. This is a 3 month contract to start with the potential of transitioning into a full-time position with benefits. Ideal candidates will ultimately want to relocate to Georgia.

Category Animation  Special Effects 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period 3 Months
Start Date N/A

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work with the CG Supervisor, VFX Supervisor, Production and Creative Departments to create photo real 3D character, creature and mechanical animation for the assigned show(s).
  • Animate using effective storytelling skills through knowledge of camera angles and framing shots.
  • Meet all milestones while adhering to the show’s schedules.
  • Tackle challenging situations in a fast-paced environment.
  • Take direction and effectively communicate with team and management.
  • Ensure that all work carried out on the show fits within the company’s pipeline where possible.
  • Work overtime and weekends as needed to meet deadlines.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BA/BS preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a 3D Animator in a visual effects studio.
  • Proven experience in an episodic TV and feature production pipeline creating photo real animation.
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya software and plug-ins.
  • 3ds Max knowledge a bonus.
  • Solid key frame animation skills.
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physics and human & creature motion.
  • Basic rigging knowledge a plus.
  • Proactive self-starter and trouble shooter.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, take criticism, and work under high pressure with short deadlines.
  • Experience working with Shotgun software preferred.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, including medical, dental & vision coverage, vacation & sick leave, and more.

Job Type Contract  Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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