Staff Me Up, Hue You Know And Hollywood Leaders Announce 'Coded For Inclusion.' Learn More.

Apply to this Animation Director Job

1/28

Animation Director (CG)

Burbank, CA

Nickelodeon

TV

Starts May 31

Full Time

  • Title: Evergreens
  • Job Requirements: Job can be performed remotely.

About The Brand
For over 30 years, the Nickelodeon Animation Studio continues to be one of the largest producers of television animation in the world, reflecting all kids today. Based in Burbank, Calif., with offices in New York, the Studio, designed by our artists and for our artists, is home to the world's greatest creative talents. Our campus of creativity houses top-notch talent, storytellers, artists, production teams, voice actors, cartoon experts and more. At Nickelodeon, we are always looking to recruit dedicated craftspeople to help bring groundbreaking new ideas to life and that starts with you! We are leading the way in animated content for TV series, TV movies, shorts and theatrical features. Some of our new upcoming original animated series include, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years, Rugrats, Middlemost Post, Star Trek: Prodigy, Big Nate and Santiago of the Seas, among others. Our content development teams are creator-driven, our work culture is collaborative, our mentorship of new talent is second to none, and we are committed to hiring inclusively to reflect authenticity in the diverse stories we want to tell. Join us!
Overview and Responsibilities
Summary:

For each episodic segment, assessing scripts and storyboards for CG do ability and ensuring that they work in the confines of our production model, instruct on the filmmaking, continuity, and staging of each segment, make fair notes on vendor studios’ animation, create any layout, key poses, video notes necessary to instruct vendor studios in the completing the segment.


Responsibilities:

To be the custodian of the Animation style of the show.
Review episodic animation at all stages of production, provide feedback and direction to animators/studios.
They will train with the Core Animation team to learn the established style of the show and be responsible for seeing that style through the entire animation process and season.
Primary teacher of the animation style to all other artists, including Overseas.
Attend meetings early in the process (board pitches, animatic reviews, etc.) to understand the episode’s direction and requirements prior to animation beginning, to help ensure that vision is achieved in the final product.
Review designs and breakdown decisions to help direct from the front on new or reused assets (instead of noting issues once into production).
Have a good technical understanding of models and rigs.
Test character rigs.
Create Pose Libraries for episodic characters.
Basic Qualifications
Extensive knowledge and experience in Maya and Shotgun.
Ability to manage the production schedule and resources.
Detailed understanding of animation and film language and process.
Ability to prioritize.
Ability to work in high pressure, demanding environment.
Proven verbal and written communication skills.
Good time management skills; good multi-tasker.
Additional Qualifications
BA/BS preferred.
A minimum of 3 – 5 years of CG directing experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

Don't stop now... keep hunting!


Similar jobs that may interest you

Exclusive Jobs

3/7

Animation Supervisor (Animation Producer)

Los Angeles, CA Details

Streamer

TV

Starts Aug 30

For 10 Week(s)

3/30

Animator

Salt Lake City, UT Details

 

Full Time

10/2

Animator

Sydney, Australia Details

 

Full Time

12/6

Animator

London, United Kingdom Details

 

Full Time

12/18

Animator

San Francisco, CA Details

 

Full Time

12/23

Lead Animator

London, Details

 

Full Time

12/23

Lead Animator

London, United Kingdom Details

 

Full Time

2/27

Animator

Vancouver, Canada Details

 

Full Time

6/9

Storyboard Artist

Los Angeles, CA Details

 

Full Time

3/30

Animator

Salt Lake City, UT Details

 

Full Time

5/17

Storyboard Artist

Burbank, CA Details

 

Full Time

5/11

Animator

Chicago, IL Details

 

Full Time

5/11

Animator

Chicago, IL Details

 

Full Time

5/17

Animator

New York, NY Details

 

Full Time

6/3

Animator

Stamford, CT Details

 

Full Time

6/12

Animator

Stamford, CT Details

 

Full Time

5/17

Storyboard Director

Burbank, CA Details

 

Full Time

3/6

Animator

London, United Kingdom Details

 

Full Time