Head of Animation Department

Location:
Sofia, Bulgaria
Work Term:
Full time
Department:
3D

Job Summary

In the last fifteen years Worldwide FX has become one of the premier visual effects houses in Europe with more than 170 visual artists, dedicated to creating top-notch visual effects armed with the latest technology available in computer graphics.
Our major film credits include “London Has Fallen”, “Criminal”, “Olympus Has Fallen”, “Automata”, “The Expendables” (film series), “The Legend of Hercules”, “Conan”, “The Hitman's Bodyguard” among many others to which our skilful team added a high standard visual marvel.
We have exciting new projects coming our way and we are looking for:

HEAD OF ANIMATION DEPARTMENT

We are looking for Lead Character Animator with strong sense of photorealistic animation to manage and inspire our character animation department. Working together with animation team, 2D/3D Artist, Leads and Supervisors will create animations for features films.

Major Duties

DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

• Find best techniques for animating current character and sequence;
• Working with animation supervisor to establish character personality;
• Estimate and evaluate other animator work;
• Ensure that animation will be delivered on deadline;
• Effective leadership skills;
• Skilled at organizing complex projects and delegating tasks;
• Assisting other animators;
• Encourage others to develop ideas.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND DESIRED EXPERIENCE:

• 5+ experience as character animator in advertising, feature film or animation production;
• Proficient in Maya, Motion Builder;
• Give animator feedback based on clients notes;
• Understand production animation pipeline;
• Any experience with character Rigging will be a benefit;
• Must have a positive attitude and be a team player
• The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual who can work through a problem from start to finish
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to establish priorities, work independently or within a group, and work with minimal supervision
• Have a good eye and can edit and enhance footage

We offer:
• A challenging and rewarding work in a growing VFX company
• Enjoyable and respectful work environment and motivated colleagues
• Open-minded management team promoting innovation, personal development, and professional growth
• Great career prospects within a growing company
• Competitive remuneration

If you think your profile is a good match for this position at WorldWide FX, just send us your demo reel and resume!

Confidentiality of all applications is assured.