jobby: Lead Animator, Wild Kratts, Ottawa

Kratt_LogoCompany: WK3 Productions Inc.

Series: Wild Kratts Season 3

Location:  Ottawa (Kanata), Ontario

Job Title:  Lead Animator

Job Type:  Contract Salary

Start Date: IMMEDIATE

WK3 Productions Inc. is seeking an experienced Lead Animator for the third season of Wild Kratts animated series.

The responsibilities include:

  • Providing full character animation including posing, animation and lip sync in Toon Boom Harmony
  • Troubleshooting and producing complex animation cycles and stock reuse
  • Working closely with the Animation Director on integral scenes
  • Working with the Head Researcher to ensure the science is accurately reflected in the animation
  • Providing creative ideas and working under tight deadlines
  • Completing all assigned shots within required timelines

 

Requirements:

  • MUST have character animation experience
  • Must be proficient in Toon Boom
  • Experience with animal animation is an asset
  • Strong sense of timing and acting, with an emphasis on clear storytelling
  • MUST be willing to work in-house (Kanata, Ontario)
  • Strong work ethic, communication skills and a team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet production deadlines

 

Please forward all demo reels, portfolios and/or resumes to: jobs@wildkratts.com. We would like to thank all applicants but only selected candidates will be contacted.