Overview

PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS POSITION HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX918

 

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Animation Supervisor, the Animator is responsible for generating high quality character/creature/object animation for feature films.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Work under the direction of the Animation Supervisors and Animation Leads to create high quality animation
Be accountable for incorporating a high level of quality in each scene
Work with other animators and supervisors to identify and solve problems, both technically and artistically
Liaising with other production team members to ensure production deadlines are met

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

Degree and/or Diploma in Animation or related field (preferred) or equivalent experience
Minimum of 4+ years VFX production experience with Live-Action “realism” (preferred)
Knowledge of Maya (required) Nuke, 3Ds Max (a plus)
Must have a strong sense of animation basics, acting, staging, posing, weight, timing and storytelling, as well as staying on model
Strong understanding the language of the camera; framing, perspective, lenses, coverage, continuity, camera movement, blocking, etc.
Previs experience a plus
A good attitude and ability to smoothly change and adapt with the project
Background or experience in fine arts, which shows a thorough understanding of physical motion, weight, and balance
Knowledge of human and animal anatomy as well as life drawing skills is desirable
Ability to debug technical problems and follow up for assistance if required

BENEFITS INCLUDED

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

HOW TO MAKE YOUR APPLICATION STAND OUT

APPLY ONLY ONCE. We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you’re applying for a different position.
ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL. We want to be able to reach you easily and much of our correspondence is via email and this helps us keep your information together in one file. That way you’re not lost in the system.
Resume – Include in your resume the names of the company’s you worked with and the dates you were there. Max 2 pages.
Cover Letter – tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
Reel Breakdown – demonstrates what you did on each shot and the tools used – Go ahead! Show off your talent/skills here.

 

PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS POSITION HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX918

About Scanline VFX

COMPANY SUMMARY

Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart.    Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011.  In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones.  Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter.  We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.