jobby: Animator/Designer, Mark Animation, Toronto

mark-animation-logo_v1_colorsApex Media Corp. (Mark Animation) is hiring a talented animator – designer to join our production team in Toronto. The position offers a chance to work in a creative environment to produce kids’ animation TV series and contents for digital platform such as iPad game. If you are interested, please send your resume and links to your demo reel (a cover letter is optional) to careers@markanimation.com. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

 

Animator – designer

For this position, your daily tasks may include but are not limited to those mentioned below:

·        Animating hand drawn 2D characters and props,  or computer generated 3D characters and props

·        2D and 3D animation integration

·        Character, prop or set design

·        2D storyboarding and  3D layout

·         Work with other production staffs and report to project manager

·         Contribute creative idea to character acting and design


We are looking for candidates:

         At least one year experience as animator – designer for TV series and digital game production

        Both 2D animation and 3D animation diploma are required

        Exceptional knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and Premier a must

        Exceptional knowledge of Autodesk Maya a must

        Good knowledge of HIK system of Autodesk Maya required

        Hands on working experience with motion capture data based animation process

        Strong traditional sketching and painting skills required

        Must be able to work extra hours and deadline oriented

        Able to use high paced multi-task development approach

        Good time management skills essential

        Highly motivated, positive and well organized

         Innovative thinker and idea contributor

        Of any cultural background

        Have an good command of English

        good communication skills and personal skills

        An excellent team player and also able to work alone

        Able to be proactive—assisting colleagues and looking for ways to improve processes

        Living in Toronto or willing to relocate to Toronto

 

Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with your experience.