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CHARACTER ANIMATOR

Axis Animation is looking to hire multiple experienced CHARACTER ANIMATORS  to work on a variety of projects. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience animating a broad range of characters, creatures and vehicles, ensuring the animation style is suitable for the desired direction.

All applicants at time of application must have full working rights for the UK and hold an appropriate visa where applicable.

Responsibilities:

  • Character Animation
  • Vehicle Animation
  • Creature Animation
  • Camera Layout/Previs

Requirements:

  • Accomplished portfolio of different kinds of animation
  • Proven production experience within a team
  • Ability to create and iterate keyframe animation quickly
  • Experience working with and editing mocap data
  • Ability to interpret feedback/direction accurately
  • Ability to multi task and work will under pressure 
  • Good communication skill and ability to work interactively with production and other departments to solve production challenges
  • Thorough knowledge of Autodesk Maya is essential
  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation, with a keen eye for character pose and staging
  • Good knowledge of cinematography
  • Experience working with Maya Trax and blending animation clip data
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of basic real world physics and their application for animation.
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