Senior Animators

Weta Digital is now hiring Senior Animators for roles opening up early 2020.

Needs to have:

  • Five years animation experience in Visual Effects Animation on feature films.
  • Strong animator. Fast animator.
  • High level understanding and execution of mechanics, timing, physics, composition , cameras and staging.
  • Can hit strong key poses and string them together into solid blocking.
  • Has a strong eye for realistic performance and physics.
  • Experience working with motion capture in animation production
  • Experience with Facial animation
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Maya experience.

Nice to have:

  • Previs experience
  • Character and creature animation reels are both welcome. The preference being on individuals who take their animation to the high level of polish required by a photo-realistic medium
  • A solid foundation in creating realistic facial performances using FACs-based facial animation rigs

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Location: Wellington - New Zealand