Senior Character Animator – Remote Only – Freelance

The Thinking Monkey
Burbank, CA, USA
Job type: Freelance

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Job Description

We're looking for a freelance animator who likes the idea of working with a small team to create animation that is both stylized and realistic.

  • Animator will be working with a singular character (hard surface) - stylized
  • Primary task will be pushing the character rig by way of walk cycle, run cycles and setting up calisthenics tests

Skills & Requirements

  • Accomplished examples of keyframe animation, both character acting and full body
  • Thorough knowledge of Autodesk Maya is essential to the position
  • Good communication skill and ability to work interactively with rigger and supervisor
  • Ability to provide feedback to rigging and pipeline and direct and technical changes
  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation, with a keen eye for character pose and staging
  • Experience with Maya camera sequencer a plus
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of basic artistic human anatomy
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of basic human kinetics
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of basic real world physics and their application for animation
  • Animation experience in Feature Animated films a plus

Additional Information

  • Working remotely is an option

How to Apply

Send emails directly to: sandro@thethinkingmonkey.net

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