Overview

Got mad Maya skills? We are looking for a Senior Maya Animator to join us for a minimum 6 month contract, starting January 2022.

Responsibilities include:
Create both realistic and cartoony creature, character and non-character animation
Work from storyboard/animatic to create high level, key-framed animation including camera/layout
Ensure animation adheres to the style and vision of the studio
Know and follow all pipeline procedures
Deliver quality work in a timely manner while meeting the quota assigned

Qualifications:
Knowledge and work experience in Maya required
Minimum 4 years of experience in character and creature animation (Game, TV or Film)
Ability to work within a fast-paced team environment
Knowledge of rigging is an asset
Knowledge of Shotgun is an asset
Working knowledge of motion capture is an asset
Strong understanding the language of the camera; framing, perspective, lenses, coverage, continuity, camera movement, blocking, etc.
Solid animation grounding, preferably action oriented; previs experience a plus

Experience & Additional Responsibilities include:
Ability to work collaboratively, taking direction and feedback from the Directors/Leads effectively
Ability to animate multiple types of character/non-character assets from simple to complex with minimum supervision
Attention to detail when finalizing, approving or quality controlling work
Manage time and resources to meet weekly targets
Positive attitude, hard worker, flexible schedule

Candidates must be legally able to work in Canada.

Please send us an email with your availability, reel, resume (including references) and proposed rate to jobs@thesequencegroup.com.

About The Sequence Group

The Sequence Group is a creative studio with offices in Vancouver and Melbourne. We specialize in design, animation and visual effects.

Our talented team of directors, artists, designers and animators revel in creating dynamic worlds that engage an audience while exceeding the expectations of our clients. Sequence is proud to offer full creative solutions from concept through completion with a strong emphasis on design, direction and production. Although, a boutique studio by choice, Sequence has developed a dependable depth of talent and also the flexibility to scale projects to our client’s needs. Over the past 10 years Sequence has fostered a creative atmosphere, utilizing a dramatic blend of art and technology.

Since inception, it has been our steadfast goal to entertain and inspire the viewer’s emotional connection with story and characters, regardless of the medium.