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Lead Animator


The Lead Animator is responsible for designing and creating the motion of computer graphics characters within a shot while overseeing the animation of a sequence of shots on a specific production. Determines the creative and aesthetic approach to animation. Decides the character performance direction and leads the animation crew to deliver the expected and desired performance. Primary Responsibilities (Key or essential priorities for fulfilling the job's purpose) Works closely with the film's director in determining the creative and aesthetic approach to the animation. Assists in crewing the best talent for the project. Responsible for insuring the quality of the character performance and acting continuity across the film. Using a variety of software packages, creates animation for cg characters within a series of shots of significant complexity; steps in as needed to assist animators and troubleshoots as needed. Mentors and trains lower level animation crew in performing tasks relative to the overall professional development of the animators. Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Skills/Competencies) Proven track record for delivering high end VFX across a range of episodic television genres. Strong understanding of the pace and production process of episodic television. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Traditional Animation working in cel, stopmotion or computer animation working on feature films. Proven track record of successfully working in a supervisory capacity on several animation productions. Must have an advanced awareness of animation principles, including acting and action. Must have an extremely creative and critical eye for guiding the quality of the animation. Must be a skilled decision maker, problem solver and an exceptional communicator. Expert knowledge of various software applications. Technical expertise is a plus.

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Job Title

Lead Animator









Minimum Experience

3+ Credits

Preferred Genre Experience

Not Specified

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