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CG Animator

Company: Nickelodeon Animation Studios
Location: Burbank
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About The Brand

For over 30 years, the Nickelodeon Animation Studio continues to be one of the largest producers of television animation in the world, reflecting all kids today. Based in Burbank, Calif., with offices in New York, the Studio, designed by our artists and for our artists, is home to the world's greatest creative talents. Our campus of creativity houses top-notch talent, storytellers, artists, production teams, voice actors, cartoon experts and more. At Nickelodeon, we are always looking to recruit dedicated craftspeople to help bring groundbreaking new ideas to life and that starts with you! We are leading the way in animated content for TV series, TV movies, shorts and theatrical features. Some of our new upcoming original animated series include, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years, Rugrats, Middlemost Post, Star Trek: Prodigy, Big Nate and Santiago of the Seas, among others. Our content development teams are creator-driven, our work culture is collaborative, our mentorship of new talent is second to none, and we are committed to hiring inclusively to reflect authenticity in the diverse stories we want to tell. Join us!

Overview and Responsibilities

SUMMARY:

Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for an animator for a CG production.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the Animation Supervisor in the development of the animation style for new Nickelodeon CG shows.
  • Animate character tests/scenes.
  • Work with storyboards, story reels, recorded dialogue, set layout, and direction to animate key scenes in the early stages of episodic production.
  • Help in the testing of the functionality of the character rigs.
  • Generate character model sheets, cycles, and other pose reference for the storyboard artists.
  • Provide technical support and assist with the creative direction of the overseas animators.
  • Work with the R&D team to help create tools to streamline animation workflow for the internal /vendor studios.

Basic Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree or certificate in CG/classical animation, film, or related field, or 3-4 years of production animation experience.
  • Strong understanding of traditional animation principles.
  • Must have computer character animation experience in Maya.
  • Must have a demo reel that demonstrates an application of the principles of animation, and exceptional performance and acting skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree or certificate in CG/classical animation, film, or related field, or equivalent production animation experience.

Responsibilities SUMMARY: Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for an animator for a CG production. RESPONSIBILITIES: - Work with the Animation Supervisor in the development of the animation style for new Nickelodeon CG shows. - Animate character tests/scenes. - Work with storyboards, story reels, recorded dialogue, set layout, and direction to animate key scenes in the early stages of episodic production. - Help in the testing of the functionality of the character rigs. - Generate character model sheets, cycles, and other pose reference for the storyboard artists. - Provide technical support and assist with the creative direction of the overseas animators. - Work with the R&D team to help create tools to streamline animation workflow for the internal /vendor studios.

Keywords: Nickelodeon Animation Studios, Burbank , CG Animator, Other , Burbank, California

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