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Key Animator

Location: Kelowna, BC, Canada

Department: Kelowna Studio

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Position Overview:

The Key Animator is responsible for creating shot cameras and main character posing, as well as for maintaining technical standards for the production.

Deliverables and Responsibilities:

  • Place feature or main characters in the scene into key or major poses based on the storyboard.
  • Determine the major poses for the characters in the scene.
  • Determine camera angles, camera paths, lighting and shading of the scene.
  • Stage shots and plot the action that will take place within each scene.
  • Build locations and block in the position of the characters, select camera angles and plot camera moves.
  • Ensure that everything that is going to be animated is set up appropriately, including not only characters but also any props or parts of the background that need to move (i.e., an opening door).

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Must have animation / VFX / film production experience
  • Must have a strong understanding of traditional animation principles
  • Must be able to bring characters to life using motion and emotion 
  • Maya, Flash & Harmony experience an asset

Why Work at Bardel?

We've got great people here. Bardel offers ongoing opportunities for employees to advance their careers through work on influential new industry projects. You'll also be given the opportunity to collaborate and learn from other influential career minded Directors, Producers, etc from around the world.

Thank YOU!

We thank all applicants for applying, however due to the number of applications, we can only contact successful applicants to arrange a specific interview time.

Note: Only current BC residents who are also Canadian Citizens or have Permanent Resident status can be considered at this time.

For more information regarding Bardel Entertainment please visit www.bardel.ca

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