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Ilion Animation Studios

Las Rozas - Spain
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Lead Animator

Description

Description:
The Lead Animator should  create
high quality animations of 3D characters and elements appearing in each of the movie’s shots, to convey emotion, movement, action and personality;  according to the style of the feature film; assisting the Animation Director in the supervision of the animation staff.


Main responsibilities:

 

• Keeps sequence continuity on shots under his/her responsibility.

• Must maintain look and feel as defined by Art Director and Animation Director.

• Assists the Animation Director in the supervision of the animation staff, with regard to scheduling, assigning and prioritizing workloads, providing training, mentoring, and monitoring animator’s performance on a daily basis while ensuring the timely completion of projects.

• Supervises the development related to a specific character when needed.

• Reports to the Animation Director, helping by foreseeing future problems

• Creates high quality animations of 3D characters and elements appearing in each of the movie’s shots, according to the style of the feature film.

• Animates a shot from blocking through final animation, working under the supervision of the Animation Supervisor and/or Director.

• Demonstrates ability to work proficiently and efficiently in all animation styles and genres including realistic, cartoony, creature, human, and lip-synching.

• Maintains a consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work.

• Collaborate effectively with the rest of the departments.

 

 

Qualifications:

·         Minimum of 8 years of experience in Feature 3D animation.

·         Production animation experience is a must

·         Extensive knowledge of Maya is necessary

·         Traditional animation knowledge

·         A demo reel which proves acting skills and the strong understanding of the traditional animation principles such as weight, arcs, etc.

·         High level of English language is required