Crowd Animator

Crowd Animator

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Job Summary

The Crowd Animator is responsible for creating performance and motion for characters and objects based on storyboards, animatics and other visual references while working for the crowd animation team.


• Create lip-sync, facial, and body character animation as well as prop animation
• Create cyclical animation
• Technically savvy
• Coordinate with the Crowd Lead to stay on task and quality
• Maintain high quality and productivity throughout projects
• Communicate work status to the Crowd Lead and Production Management staff
• Attend dailies and record all notes given for their own shots. Accurately address critiques and comments from the Crowd Lead, Animation Supervisor, and Director, and complete revisions in a timely manner
• Consistently meet production deadlines


• Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience
• Strong demonstration of animation principles, timing, and acting choices
• Ability to create broad and subtle styles of animation
• Proficient with Maya and/or equivalent program
• Ability to work in a team environment and take direction
• Open to constructive criticism and able to implement changes as directed
• Solid communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
• A creative problem solver who is organized and critical of his or her own work.
• Interest and ability to be mentored by artists
• Life drawing skills a plus
• Acting skills a plus
• A passion for animation
• Experience in Feature Film and/or VFX with an emphasis on animation is a plus

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This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Please note that Canadian citizens and Canadian permanent residents will be considered in priority.

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