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Animator

Company: Ghost VFX
Location: Burbank
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description For over two decades, Ghost VFX has collaborated with the very best to create award-winning, innovative visual effects. With contributions to over 100 feature films, episodic and interactive, we are a full-service, global visual effects house. Our talented and dedicated teams around the world make the impossible, possible, fulfilling the dreams of clients and artists alike. With roughly 150 artists and production professionals, we try every day to produce imagery that quietly speaks for itself. We are looking for a talented Animator to join our dynamic team Apply now to join us. Animator Ghost VFX Description: Reporting to the Head of 3D for VFX, the Artist is responsible for animation needed on projects. The Animation could be anything from hard surfaces or creatures, CG previs/cameras. The levels of work cover blocking, rough animation, and final animation for the execution of high-level animation for use in final compositing is part of the daily work. Become a valuable member of the Animation team. The design and execution of high-level animation, technical skills, and artistic judgment are part of your daily work. A high degree of artistic judgment and familiarity with the technical workflow of animation in feature films. Artist serves as a key front-line representative of the company and frequently deals directly with clients in challenging situations. Managerial skills for providing support, both technical and otherwise for the Animation team as required. Professional demeanor and diplomacy are always important. Required Skills: Work with CG software: any or all of Maya, Max, Blender, Massive, and Golem for visual effects intensive projects Working w/ Rigging, Groom, CharFX to complete the needed animations Consult with clients and other artists on the team as required Attend projects on set to provide technical information as required Investigate and keep up to date on new and competing software packages and technology Other as needed duties as requested by the Head of 3D Ensure proper workflow methodology for the Animation team. Sometimes attend projects on set to provide technical guidance as required. Investigate and keep up to date on new and competing software packages and technology. Preferred Skills: Prior company experience. Exceptional communication skills in dealing with both technical and artistic groups. Exceptional organization skills balancing multiple shows and tasks. Reliable, with good timekeeping and the ability to meet deadlines. Working knowledge of motion capture Experience troubleshooting pipeline issues. Qualifications: Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role; Knowledge of Linux & thorough knowledge of Maya; Good understanding of physical motion, weight, balance, texture, and form; Demonstrated ability working with strict deadlines and under pressure; Ability to take direction and find creative solutions during the iterative process; Strong attention to detail; Education: High School education or equivalent required. BA/BS in applicable field preferred. Ghost VFX is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

Keywords: Ghost VFX, Burbank , Animator, Other , Burbank, California

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