Lead Animator

Lead Animator

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Type: Contract
Activities:
LEAD ANIMATEUR,
LEAD ANIMATOR
Place:
Montreal
Description
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Title: Lead Animator
Status: Contractual / Full-Time
Location: Montreal
Annual Salary : To be discussed
Planned start date : Summer 2018 and January 2019

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Company description:

L’Atelier Animation is an animation studio that specializes in the creation of 3D feature films and television series.

Founded in Montreal in 2012, L’Atelier has distinguished itself by its choice of highly creative projects to work on and its constantly evolving technological infrastructure.

At its core, L’Atelier is a place of creativity, and the studio prides itself on the talent and audacity of all its passionate artists, technicians and managers.

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Job description:

Under the supervision of the Animation Director, the Lead Animator is responsible for helping guide a team of animators throughout the project. They are in charge of giving the necessary coaching to their team in order to reach the artistic objectives set by the Animation Director while maintaining the production schedule. The Lead Animator brings his expertise, both technically and artistically, to help successfully complete the project. They support the Animation Director and ensures that the homogeneity of the animation is respected.

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Qualifications:

– College diploma or equivalent in 3D computer graphics / 3D animation specialization;
– Minimum 5 to 7 years of work experience in keyframe animation;
– Minimum 2 years of work experience as a Lead Animator;
– Excellent knowledge of Maya;
– Rigging experience is a plus;
– Comfortable working in a LINUX / UNIX environment;
– Knowledge of an asset manager such as SHOTGUN is a plus;
– Bilingual (English and French);
– Ability to manage a team;
– Ability to train and guide a team;
– Must be responsive to the team, the other supervisors and coordinators;

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