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Animators

Hybrid
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+2 more
£25,000 - £100,000Film

Job description

A multi Oscar-winning creative studio, we have worked with some of the greatest storytellers in film today. Collaborating with directors and producers across the complete filmmaking process to help design, plan and create beautiful images, we focus on finding innovative creative solutions to support their vision and set new standards for visual effects in cinema.


Who We Are
Framestore combines talent and technology to bring life to everything we create, whether in film, TV, advertising or immersive experiences. Driven by creativity and inspired by the future, we set out every day to reframe the possible.


The Role
As an animator at Framestore, you'll produce high-quality animation which creates compelling, story-driven and action-packed moments that fit within the style and pacing of the film.


To do this, you'll work closely with the lead animator and animation supervisor, as well as the rigging and pipeline departments, to whom you'll provide suggestions and feedback to improve character setup, visual quality, rigs and tool functionality. 


But it’s not just about the artistry, you will also :

  • Respect schedules and deadlines, working effectively alone or as part of a team.

  • Communicate with the production team and supervisor regarding schedules and deadlines.

  • Train in the use of new tools, software, data and related technology.

Job requirements

How to excel in this role?

  • Previous experience as an animator in a studio environment

  • Thorough knowledge of Maya

  • Knowledge of movements, weights, balance, textures and shapes

  • Knowledge of rigs and typical rigging set-ups, animation processes and data transfer between tools

  • Reliability, ability to manage time well and meet deadlines, even under pressure

  • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills within the team and with other departments.

  • Adaptability and willingness to learn new processes and technical skills

Nice to have 

  • Working knowledge of modelling ,rigging and scripting with Mel or Python

  • Experience working with motion capture data and/or classical animation or traditional art experience

  • Knowledge of human and animal anatomy and the ability to draw from life


Our Commitment

Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities, and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.


Application Process

Please apply via our online application form. However, if you have any concerns or questions or need any support with the form then please don't hesitate to reach out to us at: recruiters@framestore.com


Application Deadline

We are looking for animators able to join us in most of our global sites with start dates throughout 2024!

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What if i don't have every skill you're looking for?

The requirements listed in our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules. You don’t have to satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification listed. If your skills are transferable and you feel like the role is right for you then we encourage you to apply. Applying gives you the opportunity to be considered for this role or for other roles that we might have coming up.

we are committed to equity and inclusion

Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No individual will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.

If you need any assistance during the application or recruitment process please let us know and we will support you every step of the way.