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Lead Character build artist (2D Harmony)

Wild Kratts is the #1 rated show on PBS Kids and TVO. Translated into 18 languages and airing in over 180 countries!

The exciting animated property stars the Kratt brothers who explore the creature world with the help of their awesome animal-inspired Creature Power Suits. Combined with comical stories of adventure and discovery, The Wild Kratts Team have ignited the imagination of millions of fans worldwide.

We’re currently looking for a Builds/Rigging Supervisor to join our team! As the lead character builder, the applicant would be responsible of overseeing a small team of artists building all character and prop assets in Harmony for the 6th season of Wild Kratts.

 

Start Date: February/March 2018

Core Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage a team of Builder/Riggers
  • Create lists of all assets needed for each episode
  • Create complex characters and prop builds in Harmony
  • Create new angles of existing assets and new assets
  • Ensure character builds and props are on style and on model
  • Work collaboratively with other departments and spot, report, communicate creative and technical knowledge and solutions with others

 Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of Harmony
  • Strong draftsmanship and understanding of human and animal anatomy
  • Great organizational skills and ability to take direction and follow production protocols
  • Attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong professional and positive communication skills and the ability to take creative criticism

Applicant must be willing to relocate to Ottawa, Ontario

Must be a Canadian citizen and preferably an Ontario resident

 

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their resume and portfolio link to jobs@wildkratts.com

 

 

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