Sony ImageworksMontrã©Al, QC
Full Time Job
Les Films Sony Imageworks is located on unceded and traditional territories of the Kanien'keha:ka (Mohawk) people.
Les Films Sony Imageworks QuÃ©bec Inc.
3875 Rue St- Urbain #415
Montreal, QC H2W 1T9 Canada
Project based, Full Time
Language in work environment - Excellent communication skills in both French and English to deal with global aspects of business
Benefits per company policy: include healthcare, tuition reimbursement, RRSP's, Sick and Vacation leave, standard increases as applicable
Les Films Sony Imageworks is seeking Animators!
Creates animated characters and objects that meet required direction. Artist must possess ability to animate both primary and secondary characters by applying traditional methods and computer graphics systems to create desired performance of digital characters within a shot. Emphasis should be placed on conveying emotion through a combination of body language and facial expressions/ dialog as required by each specific project. Accountable for meeting schedules and show deadlines, participates in dailies, rounds and team reviews of work in progress. Interacts with production, supervisors and team/ peers in order to problem solve and share information related to show/ assigned tasks. Must be able to decipher as well as follow through on shot turnovers, dailies, briefings/ notes and feedback. Successful candidates should work efficiently as part of a team or independently to resolve various design solutions. Able to animate multiple types of shots from simple to moderately difficult.
• A strong understanding of the principles of animation.
• Knowledge of applicable software packages including Maya required.
• Background or experience in fine art which shows a detailed understanding of physical motion, weight, balance and form highly desired.
• Knowledge of human and animal anatomy as well as life drawing skills are desirable.
• Minimum requirement of 3 years production experience or feature film experience preferred.
Please note that you must be able to provide a demo reel that illustrates your relevant artistic and technical experience that also includes the nuances for this specific role.
*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.