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3D Animation Supervisor
Full-time Contract
Leading the 3D Animation Department the 3D Animation Supervisor will support a team of animators to ensure that the team is following the style of the existing series and maintaining the integrity of the show.
• Work closely with the Episodic Director, Animation & Compositing Supervisors along with the 3D Animation team to complete work in accordance with the style of the show
• Ensure that all internal and external deadlines are met and flag problematic notes or potential bottlenecks to Production Manager and Line Producer
• Review leica and flag potential issues to production team prior to animation launches
• Attend animation launches, tech passes and screenings as needed
• Assign scenes and focus on strengths within the team when assigning workload
• Review animation completed by the team and assign revisions
• Review notes and assign revisions as called by the Director or Client
• Support and assist animators when necessary in terms of heavy revisions and basic technical questions
• Clean up submitted scenes from animators before approving through Shotgun
• Work with Scene Set Up to set up shots and communicate with other department leads when necessary to obtain what is needed for animation
• Pick up extra scenes when necessary to keep animation schedule on track
• Oversee and develop growth of animation team
• Resolve problems or concerns within the animation department in a productive and positive manner
• 2 + years of previous experience as a Senior Animator on an animated series
• Highly proficient in the use of Maya, with a strong understanding of the technical aspects
• Strong knowledge of animation principles with the ability to demonstrate and teach others
• Solid understanding of walk cycles, lip sync, and character timing
• Able to manage and mentor a team of 5-10 animators
• Excellent leadership and communication skills
• Effective problem-solving skills, solution-oriented
• Ability to work in a collaborative environment and take direction
• Pro-active with a strong attention to detail
• Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
• Ability to work flexible hours if and when necessary

Why work with us?

Perks! Perks! Perks! Not only is Brown Bag Films an amazing place full of artists, animators and creators from all corners of the industry, but we focus on helping staff grow and develop in their careers and make them long time team members. Along with a great work environment we offer first-rate health + dental benefits, summer hours, paid Health and Wellness Days, vacation periods that multiply with tenure, and more! We may love animation, but we love our employees even more!

Our Toronto office can be found in the cool and trendy Liberty Village with over 200 artists working on award winning animated children’s content. You will benefit from a competitive compensation package, interesting work and a fun/supportive work environment.

Applicants need to be legally eligible to work in Canada and have Ontario residency.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Should you require accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please let us know your requirements when contacted.