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18 Dec 2020

Full-Time Animator

Gravity Media – Posted by admin Los Angeles, California, United States

Job Description

Gravity Media is looking for a disciplined and artistic person with a firm grasp on animation techniques, fundamentals, and software. Responsible for the quality of the animation, keeping it on track, and delivering consistent performances.

Essential Duties:
– Brainstorm and conceptualize ideas, with the ability to produce concept sketches and quick concept edits
– Collaborate with the client and production team members to understand needs, design storyboards, and create and edit animations
– Expert in motion graphics
– Experience creating broadcast graphics packages
– Experience with character animation
– Work creatively to produce original and aesthetically pleasing designs and solutions
– Present designs and style guide to customers for evaluation
– Ability to follow branding guidelines, or create branding guidelines, should none exist for the project at hand
– Create a project timeline that is feasible but ambitious and meet all deadlines
– Juggle multiple projects in a fast-paced production environment
– Come up with creative solutions to problems as they arise
– Liaise and work effectively with other design and production staff, and be the main point of communication with the client/partner during the process
– Direct Voiceover if necessary, and ability to mix VO and sound effects
– Listening to feedback and altering animations to better suit client needs.
Requirements:
– Minimum 5 years’ experience in a production environment.
– Bachelor’s degree or certificate in computer animation, graphic design, or related field.
– Expert knowledge of After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, and a frame-by-frame software (such as Toon Boom or Adobe Animate). Cinema 4D and Spark AR is a plus.
– Knowledge of 2D/3D, stop motion and traditional animation concepts
– Experience making videos for social media
– Expert in After Effects, Animate, Premiere Pro, Audition, Photoshop, Illustrator. Cinema 4D and Spark AR a plus
– Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation, and computer skills.
– Understanding of animation, storytelling, and character development techniques.
– Attention to detail, adaptability, and receptiveness to feedback and direction.
– Ability to work independently or with a team to develop animations and solve problems.
– Ability to respond and work during nights, holidays or weekends (if required)

Knowledge base:
– Creativity
– Artistic talent
– A knack for storytelling
– Attention to detail
– Ability to work under pressure
– Ability to meet tight deadlines
– Communication and Interpersonal Skills
– Outstanding work ethic, character, integrity, and professionalism
Physical Requirements:
− Ability to sit, reach outward or above the shoulder, stand, walk, handle with fingers, stand, bend, and stoop.
− Ability to operate a keyboard, view a video display terminal screen, ability to use telephone equipment.

How to Apply

Apply to 👉 careers@gravitymedia.com

Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: animation and Animator.

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