DreamWorks Feature - Animator

NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal, LLC

  • Glendale, CA, United States
  • Full-time
  • Salary undisclosed

What would you say you do here?

  • Create memorable acting choices - able to define the characters and offer fresh and original ideas. Develop the emotional content of each scene through strong acting skills.
  • Work closely with directing animator and supervising animator to keep characters on model. Set a high quality standard of animation for other animators to follow.
  • Ability to take on a range of animation styles
  • Able to establish/ create outstanding mechanics
  • Consistently finds appealing poses - elevates the quality of any characters’ design or shot* Test character setups and develop new animation tools.
  • Ability to solve technical issues independently and/ or knowledge of when to elevate them
  • Strong understanding of the CG animation pipeline
  • Strong communication skills - able to anticipate any delays to schedule and communicate those issues as soon as possible.
  • Open and responsive to feedback or changes
  • Teamwork: Mentoring new animators, sharing suggestions and helpful... tips and tricks, seeking out opportunities and efficiencies that drive the department forward. “What do I need to have in order to do this job?”
  • BA or equivalent gained from a combination of skills and knowledge from education, work experience, and/or training
  • 2+ years of professional CG experience
  • Character Performance experience.
  • Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends, when necessary
  • Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal/DreamWorks Animation worksite.
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.“What can I offer?”* Understanding of Rigging
  • Drawing skills
  • Traditional Animation skills

Storyboarding skills

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