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Elliott Animation Inc.

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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3D Traditional Lead Character Animator

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Elliott Animation is hiring in Toronto!

3D TRADITIONAL LEAD CHARACTER ANIMATOR

Fresh TV and Elliott Animation, a Toronto based artist-driven entertainment company is looking for a 3D Animator to join the team of a world-class animated television series.

Start date: IMMEDIATE.

YOU MUST RESIDE IN CANADA,

BE A CANADIAN CITIZEN OR HOLD A PR CARD. 


The Job involves:

?      Working with Director and Supervisors to create strong dynamic animation team

?      Providing top quality character animation for a 3D series

?      Working with Maya and character and prop rigs

?      Addressing creative and technical notes effectively and in a timely manner

?      Working closely with the rigging team to ensure effective assets

?      Following established workflows, while using in house tools to ensure shots travel efficiently to downstream departments

?      Ensuring continuity of posing and asset placement from shot to shot

?      Maintaining daily quotas with regards to shot output and addressing notes


Requirements:

?      Experience with traditional animation

?      Experience as a 3D Lead animator managing an animation team in a studio environment

?      Strong understanding of staging, posing, performance and fundamental animation principles in furthering the story through effective performance

?      Knowledge of Maya character rigs

?      Knowledge of Maya animation techniques

?      Excellent communication, organizational and problem-solving skills

?      Attention to detail

?      Ability to deliver work on schedule


Plusses:

?      Experience animating for VFX projects

?      Experience with project management software (like Shotgun)

?      Professional experience in rigging or layout 

Please email your resume to the email below with the position in the subject heading.  You must be a Canadian citizen or hold a PR card.

jobs@elliottanimation.com