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  • Animator - Vancouver

    Posted: 12 September 2017

    Expires: 12 December 2017

    Company Name: Double Negative Visual Effects

    Company Address: 149 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 4A6

    Contact Information: jobsvan@dneg.com

    Job Title: Animator

    NOC Group: 5241 - Graphic Designers and Illustrators

    Positions Available: 10

    Terms of Employment: Full-time, contract based

    Contract Start Date: As soon as possible

    Contract Length: 6 months

    Language of Work: English

    Minimum Education: None

    Benefits: 10 days vacation, extended medical coverage

    Extra Information: Eligible for incremental raises in accordance with company policy on an annual basis.


    Job Description:

    Working closely with our Head of Animation, Animation Supervisors and fellow Animators, you will be responsible for creating believable animation with convincing performances and motion. You will have the ability to complete digi-double, creature, character or rigid body animation. Delivering work to strict deadlines, you will be aware of project schedules and work hard to achieve these goals, and produce content within the framework of the Double Negative pipeline.

    Communicating with the team is key and you must be willing to take notes and direction well. The animation team culture and environment is hugely important at Double Negative Vancouver so you must be capable of working with your peers and mentoring those around you.


    Junior Animator

    Salary $24.00ph - $29.00ph / $49,920 pa - $60,320pa

    Must Have
    • At least 1 years CG experience, within live action high end VFX feature films or TV.
    • Showreel showcasing high end VFX animation work with outstanding creature or animation work, weight, detail work and reference study, as well as 4 legged creature work, and timings and animation that is not just character work
    • Ability to perform visual and analytical problem solving in 3-dimensional space, including the ability to accurately interpret 3D layouts and analyse 3D form
    • Thorough knowledge of Maya
    • Experienced animating realistic, physical movements over character and stylised performance pieces.
    • Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks
    • Ability to animate realistic movements

    Mid Animator

    Salary $33.70pa - $53.00pa / $70,096pa - $110,240pa

    Must Have
    • 3+ years CG animation experience within live action Creature and VFX feature films, or high-end TV featuring creatures and 4-legged work.
    • Ability to perform visual and analytical problem solving in 3-dimensional space, including the ability to accurately interpret 3D layouts and analyse 3D form
    • Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks
    • Thorough knowledge of Maya
    • Showreel showcasing exceptional, highly detailed, high-end live action VFX animation work including creatures and detailed high level performance showing instances of flying, bipedal, vehicle animation and use of motion capture

    Senior Animator

    Salary $56ph - $69ph / $116,480pa - $143,520

    Must Have
    • 5+ years CG animation experience within high end live action VFX feature films
    • Ability to perform visual and analytical problem solving in 3-dimensional space, including the ability to accurately interpret 3D layouts and analyse 3D form
    • Thorough knowledge of Maya
    • Proven experience trouble shooting and predicting potential problems with assigned tasks
    • Ability to support the Leads and Supervisors
    • Showreel showcasing a variety of exceptional, highly detailed, high-end live action VFX animation work including hero creatures, hero digi-doubles and detailed high level performance showing instances of flying, bipedal, vehicle and use of motion capture
    • Experience mentoring junior artists
    • Proven experience pro-actively in finding creative solutions within the bounds of the shots
    • Ability to contribute to the pipeline and team bringing improvements and over-arching methodologies to better the department
    Nice to Have
    • Tool development using Python or MEL
    About You
    • Well versed in the principles of animation
    • Ability to work well in a team environment
    • An eye for detail and a desire for animation
    • Open, communicative and a great willingness to learn, and work in a team
    • Will have to have a can-do personality, positive, technically astute and have the knowledge that you are starting at entry level

    About Us

    Double Negative is a multi-award winning, ground-breaking and long-established VFX post-production house, producing cutting-edge VFX, and is now one of the world’s largest providers of visual effects for Film and TV with facilities in London, Montréal, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Mumbai, and Chennai.


    Apply here: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oBvz5fwu&s=Creative_Planet


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