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Sydney - Australia
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Technical Animators – Peter Rabbit 2

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Are you an excellent, proactive problem solver who is able to work through and assist with any technical issues that may arise within the Animation team?  Then you are our Technical Animator!  We are currently looking for Technical Animators to start in the coming months on Peter Rabbit 2.

 

What you’ll get to do:

·          Responsible for troubleshooting and user support within the Animation software and proprietary tools

·          Testing and validating new releases of workflow tools with Maya and in the Farm environment.

·          Assist Animators with day to day issues and glitches and eventually escalating those issues through the right channels when they aren't immediately addressable.

·          Assisting with technical workflow for the Animation department.

·          Debugging render issues for the Animation reviews

·          Assisting with the QC process of shots moving in and out of the Animation department.

·          Communicate and promote repeatable, pipeline based workflows that will ensure data security and efficiency throughout the whole production.

·          Creating and updating documentation that supports the Animation processes.

·          Establish close partnership with Animation staff and other TD groups.

 

What you bring:

·           1 + years’ experience on an animated feature working as a Technical Animator

·           Experience supporting animators.

·           Experience with Rigging methods is preferable.

·           Experience using Linux in a production environment is preferable.

·           Programming experience in Python is a bonus.

·           Understanding of traditional animation techniques and the principles of character motion.

·           Experience using software packages applicable to Maya

·           Excellent in pro-active problem solving skills.

·           An adaptable approach, with the ability to balance your workload with the needs of the artists and production deadlines.

·           The ability to efficiently organise and prioritise work across multiple areas and work and remain calm under pressure.

·           Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in both a technical manner and artistic manner.

·           Willing to learn, and contribute to the success of the team and project.

 

 

Please apply if you are eligible to work permanently in Australia.

 

Due to security reasons please do not include any links to Dropbox or Google Docs.

 

To apply, please complete our online application form via our website: https://www.animallogic.com/careers/jobs/locations/sydney/

 

Animal Logic is recognised as one of the world’s leading independent creative digital studios, producing award winning design, visual effects and animation for over 25 years. With studios in Sydney and Vancouver and development offices in Sydney and Los Angeles, Animal Logic continues to forge new partnerships and collaborations with leading studios and filmmakers to develop and produce stories that resonate with a global audience.

 

Animal Logic is currently in production on Peter Rabbit 2 and is creating visual effects for Captain Marvel. Recent productions include The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, Peter Rabbit, The LEGO Ninjago Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Alien: Covenant. Other film credits include: The LEGO Movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Great Gatsby, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, 300, Happy Feet and The Matrix.

Animal Logic Entertainment (ALE) is the production arm tasked with developing a strong slate of innovative, commercially minded, story driven projects stamped with the visual and technical innovation that has become the hallmark of the studios’ work. The development slate, while eclectic and diverse, has a core focus on tent pole, 4-quadrant family feature animation and hybrid projects as well as filmmaker driven and visually arresting live action/VFX films. ALE is currently in production on Peter Rabbit 2. Previous projects include Peter Rabbit and Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole.

 

Truant Pictures, a subsidiary of Animal Logic, collaborates with both emerging and established talent to develop and produce thought-provoking genre films for an international audience. Truant Pictures operates out of Animal Logic’s Sydney-based studio and Los Angeles office, alongside ALE.

 

For over 25 years, Animal Logic has remained committed to innovation, technical and creative excellence and most importantly, creating a collaborative and storytelling culture with a unique voice. We have BIG dreams!