Animation Director (2D)

Company

Guru Studio

Posted Date

November 20, 2019

Animation Director (2D)


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Posted Date

November 20, 2019

Company

Guru Studio

Location

Toronto, Ontario (CA)

Job Type

Full Time

Relocation assist

Not for this position

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Job Description

Guru Studio's dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character-driven stories to screens around the world. Our award winning, and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company, is looking for an Animation Director who is responsible for assigning, managing and approving all animation work for the production. This role reports directly to the Producer.

Responsibilities:

Attend production launch meetings and cite any animation concerns

Meet with the Director(s) regularly to understand the vision and overall direction for the project

Communicate that vision to the animation team, and supervise the animation process

Direct and coordinate animation, instructing animators on the position and the angle of their shots, acting of the characters and the timing of their motions.

Keeping the animation a consistent quality as per the director's expectations, while delivering on schedule

Check in with the Animation Tracker and leads to remain aware of where each Animator is within their assignments

Communicating regularly between all productions departments to make sure all needs are met in pre-production, production AND post production.

Direct and coordinate animation fixes and enhancements as per instructed by the Supervising --Director.-

Interpret and address any notes or concerns from Clients and Studio Heads.

Requirements

Qualifications:

High level and extensive experience as an animator

Excellent Communication and problem solving skills, specifically concerning communications with Clients/Managers/Directors and other teams within the studio

Leadership experience in a team environment

Ability to clearly articulate abstract concepts (i.e. animation principles, design sensibilities)

Experience producing high quality animation, at or above the level required by the production.

Excellent planning and time management skills.

Deadline motivated.

Critical thinking skills.

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Quick Info

Posted Date

November 20, 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

Toon Boom Animate