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Animator

Natacha Famby on Mar 4, 2019
Company
Double Negative (DNEG)
Location
Montreal, Canada
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Job Category
VFX : Visual Effects
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary
Job Description
Posted: 4 March 2019

Expires: 4 March 2020

Company Name: Double Negative Montreal Productions Ltd. (DNEG)

Company Address: 810 Rue St-Antoine Est, Montreal, QC, H2Y 1A6

Job Title: Animator

NOC Group: 5241 - Graphic designers and illustrators

Positions Available: 1

Terms of Employment: Full-time, contract based

Contract Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Length: 6 months to 2 years fixed term contract

Language of Work: English

Minimum Education: None

Benefits: 10 days vacation, extended medical coverage (e.g.: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, etc.)

Extra Information: Eligible for incremental raises in accordance with company policy on an annual basis. Relocation expenses offered.


Animator


Job Description:

Working closely with our Head of Animation, Animation Supervisors and fellow Animators, you will be responsible for creating believable animation with convincing performances and motion. You will have the ability to complete digi-double, creature, character or rigid body animation. Delivering work to strict deadlines, you will be aware of project schedules and work hard to achieve these goals, and produce content within the framework of the DNEG pipeline

Communicating with the team is key and you must be willing to take notes and direction well. The animation team culture and environment is hugely important at Double Negative Vancouver so you must be capable of working with your peers and mentoring those around you.


Junior Animator

Salary $40,000pa - $65,000pa

Must Have:

• At least 1 years CG experience, within live action high end VFX feature films or TV.
• Showreel showcasing high end VFX animation work with outstanding creature or animation work, weight, detail work and reference study, as well as 4 legged creature work, and timings and animation that is not just character work
• Ability to perform visual and analytical problem solving in 3-dimensional space, including the ability to accurately interpret 3D layouts and analyse 3D form
• Thorough knowledge of Maya
• Experienced animating realistic, physical movements over character and stylised performance pieces.
• Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks
• Ability to animate realistic movements


Mid Animator

Salary $65,000pa - $95,000pa

Must Have:

• 3+ years CG animation experience within live action Creature and VFX feature films, or high-end TV featuring creatures and 4-legged work.
• Ability to perform visual and analytical problem solving in 3-dimensional space, including the ability to accurately interpret 3D layouts and analyse 3D form
• Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks
• Thorough knowledge of Maya
• Showreel showcasing exceptional, highly detailed, high-end live action VFX animation work including creatures and detailed high level performance showing instances of flying, bipedal, vehicle animation and use of motion capture








Senior Animator

Salary $95,000pa - $130,000

Must Have:

• 5+ years CG animation experience within high end live action VFX feature films
• Ability to perform visual and analytical problem solving in 3-dimensional space, including the ability to accurately interpret 3D layouts and analyse 3D form
• Thorough knowledge of Maya
• Proven experience trouble shooting and predicting potential problems with assigned tasks
• Ability to support the Leads and Supervisors
• Showreel showcasing a variety of exceptional, highly detailed, high-end live action VFX animation work including hero creatures, hero digi-doubles and detailed high level performance showing instances of flying, bipedal, vehicle and use of motion capture
• Experience mentoring junior artists
• Proven experience pro-actively in finding creative solutions within the bounds of the shots
• Ability to contribute to the pipeline and team bringing improvements and over-arching methodologies to better the department

Nice to Have:

• Tool development using Python or MEL


About You:

• Well versed in the principles of animation
• Ability to work well in a team environment
• An eye for detail and a desire for animation
• Open, communicative and a great willingness to learn, and work in a team
• Will have to have a can-do personality, positive, technically astute and have the knowledge that you are starting at entry level



About Us:
We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.

Apply here: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oLWV5fwr&s=Creative_Cow

For any inquiries please visit our website for contact information : http://www.dneg.com/contact/

Job Type: Full-time
Job is On Location
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