Nitrogen Studios Vancouver is looking for an Animation Crowds Lead to join us on a “Sausage Party”, a new R-rated CGI animated feature film by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg .
Duties and Responsibilities:
● Identify Crowds and Cycle needs as part of the bid and formulate presentations of what is needed in partnership with Animation Supervisor, Shot Finaling Supervisor and VFX Supervisor.
● Anticipate production problems.
● Ability to manage large sets of data.
● Troubleshoot creative/technical issues as they arise.
● Provide hands-on assistance to the Crowds Animators.
● Present Crowds elements to Directors in dailies and ensure the direction from Directors is communicated clearly to the team.
● Work closely with Pipeline to use existing tools to the best of their ability and work in tangent on future developments.
● With the help of the Animation Coordinator, ensure the delivery of Crowds elements on time within established production schedule.
● Work with the Animation Coordinator on casting shots/assignments to Crowds Animators.
● 2+ years of experience including production experience in feature film animation
● Strong working knowledge of Maya
● Experience with Houdini an asset but not required
● Proven Leadership experience
● Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
● Experience with Shotgun an asset
● BC residents preferred, but not required
TO apply – http://www.nitrogenstudios.com/jobs/