21 Feb 2017

Full-Time Lead Animator

Outfit7 Limited – Posted by ines.ambrozicLjubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Job Description

Ekipa2 is on the lookout for a Lead Animator to work on exciting current and upcoming video and game projects for Outfit7. His/Her responsibility will be overseeing all animation and output of internal and external people or studios. He/She will also be in charge of creating 3D character animation tests to define standards and characteristics of Outfit7’s characters. If you want to grow and lead a team of talented artists (internal\external) in games and video industry then you should apply.

Location:
Lead Animator will be located in Ljubljana (Slovenia) and employed with Ekipa2 d.o.o..

Responsibilities:
– Organise, Plan/Structure and manage the animation team’s work load.
– Manage the animation team keeping them motivated and on track with the project milestone objectives.
– Will be involved with initial 3D tests to help define the personality of the characters involved.
– Participate in animation reviews and meetings (dailies, walk-throughs, pre-production meetings, blocking meetings, etc.).
– Work closely with the Character TDs to make sure the process runs smoothly.
– Appropriately elevate issues and solutions to Production Management effectively.
– Help with recruiting and perform interviews. Ensure that animation new hires are provided the necessary training.
– Facilitate meetings with artists to keep the crew informed on show changes and requirements.
– Ensure open lines of communication with other departments and department heads.
– To enjoy creative work.

Required Skills:
– An accomplished Animator able to set the quality bar for the animation team and lead by example.
– Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
– Demonstrate a high level of creativity and originality while being comfortable in adapting to a wide range of styles.
– Able to balance being holder of the vision while supporting consensus from a talented team of artists and game makers.
– Excellent team player.

Required Experiences:
– 5+ years of experience including production experience in Film or Games.
– Strong working knowledge of Maya.
– Proven Leadership experience.
– Experience building new pipelines.
– Knowledge of Unity engine is a plus.

What do we offer:
– Employment relationship with Ekipa2 d.o.o. for an indefinite period of time with a six month probationary period.
– Work in a friendly business environment.
– Diverse work with daily new challenges in a young team of interesting colleagues and a relaxed working environment.
– The opportunity for personal and professional development.
– Participation in attractive projects.

Compensation:
An attractive compensation package will be constructed consisting of base salary and participation through stock option plan.

About the company:
Ekipa2 d.o.o. is part of the Outfit7 Limited, a UK multinational entertainment company headquartered in Cyprus.

Find more information at www.outfit7.com.

Where to send applications:
Send your application including your CV and portfolio in English with a chronological list of the acquired knowledge, past work experience and references through to

http://outfit7.com/job-position/?job=lead-animator

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Job Categories: Character Design. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 29 days.

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