The Senior Animator will be responsible for producing animated elements, shots and sequences under the direction of the  Animation Supervisor. The Senior Animator will be expected to deliver key frame human facial animation.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Reports to Animation Supervisor
Assignments will include animation tests, previs, layout, shots and finals; to be delivered to satisfaction and per delivery schedule.

Will need to produce high volume and multiple iterations of shots with speed and accuracy. Artist needs to be able to function as a solo performer, and as part of a team.

Full participation to ensure that the highest quality of animation is being achieved on schedule.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

Minimum 6 years of experience creating character and creature animation for live action/VFX films.
Knowledge and work experience in Maya required.

Experience with human facial animation a must.

Additional animation software experience (e.g., 3DS Max, Houdini, Proprietary Packages) are considered a plus.

Work should demonstrate an experienced ability to define character personality, create fluid motion, organic movement, and storytelling.

A working knowledge of Motion Capture and/or Rigging is a plus. Qualifying collegiate or graduate degrees and awards are preferred.