jobby: CG Animators, Arc Productions, Toronto

July 25, 2012

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for Animators to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we bring the vision to both major Hollywood studios and independent producers to life in a wide array of formats: theatrical features, television, DVDs, shorts and game cinematics.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Complete assigned shots in accordance with Director’s overall vision
Gather suitable reference material from various sources
Animate characters and props using Maya
Attend all sequence Launches and Dailies to understand the Director and Animation Director’s needs, and note required revisions
Revise shots as directed
Ensure that all assigned shots are completed within required timelines
Check in with supervising animators regarding progress, and check in with animation producer regarding tasks and available work
Anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any technical issues with assistance of key stakeholders
Perform additional duties as required

Required Skills and Experience:
3+ years experience of CG character animation experience with proven animation skills
Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study
Working knowledge of CG Animation Software (experience with Maya a tremendous asset)
Previous study of anatomy, perspective and composition, with strong drawing skills an asset
Demonstrated knowledge of animation timing, posing, acting and storytelling techniques
Strong creative problem solving skills
High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines
Ability to adapt working style to budget and schedule parameters
Ability to handle feedback and constructive criticism well
Availability to work overtime during production crunch periods
Preference will be given to Ontario residents
Must be legally authorized to work in Canada

Qualified applicants please apply to www.arcproductions.com/careers<http://www.arcproductions.com/careers>