2D Animation Lead

Company

Guru Studio

Posted Date

November 07, 2019

2D Animation Lead


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Posted Date

November 07, 2019

Company

Guru Studio

Location

Toronto, Ontario (CA)

Job Type

Full Time

Relocation assist

Not for this position

Toon Boom Software Experience

Toon Boom Harmony

Toon Boom Animate Pro

Job Description

Manage and produce quality animated pieces on schedule within Toon Boom Harmony.

Animate scenes within the guidelines of the show in order to set a standard for the animation team.

Provide both creative and technical assistance to animators on the team when needed.

Provide the necessary cycles, poses and setups to maximize efficiency during blocking and animation.

Keep the libraries stocked with useful material and inform the team of what is available and instructions on how to use it.

Inspect new assets and rigs to ensure they behave as intended for the animation team, provide recommendations for rigs when possible.

Communicate with the Rigging Lead to maximize efficiency within the assets provided and troubleshoot technical issues with them during blocking and animation.

As the point of contact for animators, be the first to make an assessment on the potential solution for any problems that arise.

Delegate and balance the workload to members of the animation team.

Effectively communicate revisions and retakes to the animation team; while working with the animation supervisor and directors to ensure retakes are approached correctly.

Be active and vocal at team meetings to help boost morale.

Bestow any helpful animation knowledge, practices or philosophies to the team.

Initiate and organize demonstrations or lessons to animators that could use the added coaching.

Requirements

Excel at animating in Toon Boom Harmony

Minimum 3 years experience in 2D animation

Strong sense of traditionally animated timing and spacing

Solid drawing sensibilities and use of classical animation techniques

Strong acting skills and imagination for fun, pathos and comedy

Ability to work in studio environment

Strong ability to lead a team and provide valuable feedback

Strong communication skills

Good knowledge of technical basis in 2D animation

Experience working on an animated series

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Quick Info

Posted Date

November 07, 2019

Company

Guru Studio

Location

Toronto, Ontario (CA)

Job Type

Full Time

Relocation assist

Not for this position

Toon Boom Software Experience

Toon Boom Harmony

Toon Boom Animate Pro