- DreamWorks Feature - Cycle Animator

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DreamWorks Feature - Cycle Animator


DreamWorks Feature - Cycle Animator

• Emerging Level


The Cycle Animator is a crucial role in the Crowds Department, crafting animation that will be propagated throughout crowd elements in shots small and large.

Category Animation  Art Department 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Oct 13, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Animation is to be done on a variety of characters depending on a project’s needs. A Cycle Animator needs to have a keen sense of performance that both stands out in quality and grasps the interactions necessary when duplicated into large groups.

Job Description
“What would you say you do here?”
  • Creates additional single-use animation to be used on promoted background characters.
  • Cycles to be used on background generic characters fulfilling the shows needs and must maintain a high standard of quality.
  • Works closely with the Crowds Supervisor and Head of Character Animation to build needed performances.
  • Understands the technical requirements of a crowd system and works well with the concepts of looping and transitioning animation.
 “What do I need to have in order to do this job?”
  • A passion towards animation for crowds
  • Submission of a demo reel that displays mastery of character mechanics and emoting character personality in CG
  • Solid understanding of animation software like Maya
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
“What can I offer?”
  • Experience working with Cycle Animation
  • 2+ years of professional CG experience preferred
  • Character Performance experience a plus

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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