Studio Animation Director
Deluxe EntertainmentVancouver, BC
Full Time Job
Method Studios is an award-winning international visual effects group with facilities in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, London, Melbourne and Montreal. As an artist-driven company known for its creativity, we service high-end feature film, commercial, television, games and motion graphics clients in the global marketplace.
Method Studios is currently looking for a Studio Animation Director to join our Vancouver team.
• Provide direction, leadership, mentorship, feedback, and training to animation team.
• Collaborate with the animation, art, design, and engineering teams to define pipeline and workflows.
• Work closely with the Directors, Leads, and team to establish animation style and ensure consistent visual quality and alignment with game experience.
• Partner with team to create previz, prototypes, and production animations.
• Work with production team to plan work and ensure timely delivery of content.
• Storyboarding or strong 2D skills a plus.
• Maintain strong animation skills while delivering on brief and on time
• A strong understanding of the VFX, animation, and post pipeline
• Excellent people-management, communication and organizational skills, as well as an exceptional eye for detail
• Capable of motivating and leading team with enthusiasm and clarity