4 Jun 2019

Full-Time Animation Supervisor

Luma Pictures – Posted by LumaPictures Victoria, Australia

Job Description

To be considered for this job please apply directly through our website – https://www.lumapictures.com/careers

You can:
-Manage a team of animators within established timeframes
-Assign tasks, supervise and review the work of the Animation team providing creative and technical coaching of team members
-Help set the animation quality bar for the studio and each project
-Work closely with the rigging/character modeling teams to maximize our animation and character performance potential
-Actively promote and communicate sound solutions to technical and creative issues related to animation
-Maintain and communicate a strong knowledge of innovative production technologies and the capabilities/limitations of these technologies as they relate to project goals
-Mentor and lead by example less experienced artists, providing them with support, guidance, and instruction in areas that provide for their artistic and professional growth
-Meet project deadlines/milestones, as set by the production department
-Organise team/department meetings where necessary
-Assist production in other parts of the pipeline if needed
-Consistently exercises sound judgment in all areas of performance
-Demonstrate a broad range of character animation and acting skills. This includes a deep understanding of the principles of animation, and how to best employ those principles to create performance that supports both the characters and story goals of the show.

You have:
-Minimum five years experience in VFX Animation production
-Three or more titles as an Animation Supervisor or five as a Lead Animator
-A solid grasp on the principles of motion, timing, anticipation, follow-through, squash and stretch, forward/inverse kinematics, and other facets of both 2D and 3D animation
-A creative eye and aesthetic judgement with a deep understanding of the principles of cinematography, composition and cinematic design
-A vast understanding of anatomy, rigging, CG lighting, rendering, compositing
-Exceptional skill in animating the human bipedal figure as well as other organic forms
-Positive attitude and proven interpersonal skills
-Strong technical mind
-Great creative sensibilities
-A strong work ethic with a “get it done” attitude
-A meticulous attention to detail
-Solid time-management skills and ability to multitask across multiple projects
-An ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
-Expert knowledge of Maya required
-Willingness to learn new things
-Experience with RV and Motion Capture (preferred)


Job Categories: General. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: animation and supervisor.

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