jobby: Big Jump Hiring Spree! Riggers, Animators, Layout Artists and more, Ottawa

big jump logoBIG JUMP is HIRING!

BIG JUMP Productions is a privately owned, independent, 2D hybrid animation production facility that specializes in the seamless combination of traditional and digital techniques. Our team of industry professionals is comprised of highly accredited specialists in all elements of production, prepared to develop and produce projects from concept to post.

Big Jump ramps up for a major US network Prime Time series commencing January 2015…join the team on this new exciting project.

Applicants must be Canadian Citizens and residents of Ontario. Contact careers@bigjumpent.com

 

 

Available Positions:

Harmony Rigging Supervisor

Responsibilities:
-Analyze storyboard and formulate a plan for each episode.
-Hand out and enforce weekly quotas.
-Assign and check character/prop rigs.
-Assure consistency and with characters/prop rigs.

Skills required:
-Extensive knowledge of rigging with Toonboom Harmony.
-Ability to communicate professionally and interpret the client’s direction and wishes.
-Strong drawing skills.

Rigging Artist

Responsibilities:
-Work under the direction of the supervisor.
-Work within tight deadlines and must complete weekly assigned quota.
-Work well in a team environment.

Skills required:
-Extensive knowledge of rigging with Toonboom Harmony.
-Ability to communicate professionally and follow supervisor’s instructions.
-Strong drawing and posing skills.
-Good sense of design and appeal.

Scene Setup

Responsibilities:
-Work under the department supervisor.
-Work within tight deadlines and must complete weekly assigned quota.
-Work well in a team environment.
-Add and ensure all pertinent scene assets are added to each file.
-Add camera moves.

Skills required:
-Knowledge of Toonboom Harmony.
-Ability to communicate professionally and follow supervisor’s instructions.

BG Paint Supervisor

Responsibilities:
-Analyze storyboard and generate an episodic handout plan.
-Enforce weekly quotas.

Skills required:
-Strong sense of colour and tonal understanding.
-Ability to delegate the art direction to the BG paint team.
-Assign and check scenes on a weekly basis.
-Assure consistency with scene BG paints.
-Ability to communicate professionally and interpret the client’s direction and wishes.

Layout Supervisor

Responsibilities:
-Analyze storyboard and generate an episodic handout plan.
-Enforce weekly quotas.

Skills required:
-Assign and check scenes on a weekly basis.
-Assure consistency with scene layouts .
-Ability to communicate professionally and interpret the client’s direction and wishes.

Layout Artists

Responsibilities:
-Achieve weekly quota.
-Maintain show style.

Skills required:
-Extensive knowdlege of software packages for digital drawing
-Strong drawing skills.
-Strong sense of composition and appeal.
-Ability to communicate professionally and follow the supervisor’s instructions.

Animators

Responsibilities:
-Fulfill weekly quotas.
-Adhere to the show style.
-Complete necessary technical revisions.

Skills required:
-Extensive knowledge of Toonboom Harmony and deformers.
-Great acting and posing.
-Great sense of timing.
-Ability to communicate professionally and follow the supervisor’s instructions.

Composite Supervisor

Responsibilities:
-Hand out and enforce weekly quotas.
-Check quality and technical accuracy for each scene.

Skills required:
-Extensive knowledge of Toonboom Harmony.
-Great sense of composition and appeal.
-Ability to communicate professionally and follow the client’s instructions.

Compositors

Responsibilities:
-Fulfill weekly quotas.

Skills required:
-Knowledge of Toonboom Harmony.
-Ability to communicate professionally and follow the supervisor’s instructions.

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