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Senior Animator

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Aug 08, 2019

Louisville, KY

Freelance

Agent: Emily B.

Job #: 150814

Salary: based on experience

Job Description

A new agency in downtown Louisville is seeking a Senior Animator to work onsite for four weeks starting as soon as possible!  The Senior Animator will be an integral member of the team and its success. This position requires ideation, development, creation and execution of all video animation, ensuring deliverables are aligned with client expectations and set deadlines. Key to the role is the ability to think of novel ways to clearly convey client messages. 

Specific duties and responsibilities

  • Create all video animations for both internal work and external clients
  • Design models, backgrounds, sets, graphic packages and integrate into edited video content
  • Work to production deadlines and meet clients’ commercial requirements
  • Work with internal teams to give input using expertise in the ideation process for external client work
  • Establish and develop best practice with other animators
  • Be prepared to receive feedback and constructive criticism and suggest viable alternatives
  • Work on multiple projects concurrently
  • When required, be a point of contact for external suppliers

 

Skills & Experience

  • Possess inherent artistic and creative ability
  • Be extremely accurate with great attention to detail
  • High level working knowledge of wide variety of animation software, including Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier Rush, In Design, Lightroom, Adobe XD, Cinema 4D
  • Ability to work with others and/or take direction
  • Be extremely flexible in your approach to the role, bearing in mind the clients’ needs
  • Be able to adhere to a brief and offer advice where necessary
  • Ability to give concise and constructive critiques of other animators’ work
  • Good communication and storytelling skills
  • Be able to challenge self to raise the bar on own work as well as that of the agency
  • Previous experience in an agency environment would be favorable
  • Bachelor's Degree in Animation or related field of study is preferable
  • Minimum five years experience in an animation role
  • Proven track record in creating excellent animation work from concept to execution

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