LEAD ANIM - Mama K

Published on 09/03/2020

Mama K’s Team 4 is about four superhero teen African girls who live in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia. They are recruited by Mama K an old “Gogo”, that’s African for Grandma, and who used to work for a top Secret Intelligence Agency of Zambia in her younger days. She left her long retirement to deal with a mysterious new threat and with the help of her enthusiastic young team set out to defeat the various villains attacking the city…

 

Responsibilities 

  • Work from the 3D storyboard/animatic to create high level animation ;
  • Lead the second animation team;
  • Ensure that the animation respects the style and artistic vision indicated by the animation director and animation supervisor ;
  • 1st relay for the teams in case of technical or artistic question;
  • Centralize the needs of his/her team, 13 animators and feeds them back to his supervisor;
  • The lead ensures the application of the corrections requested by the directors and the animation supervisor by demonstrating a spirit of analysis;
  • Participates in artistic and technical checks and the development of technical skills of the animation team;
  • Report to the CG SUP and TD of the series for debugs and reporting any kind of anomalies;
  • Ensure that the animation respects the style and artistic vision indicated by the animation director;
  • Respect the production deadlines and quotas his team communicated by the production;
  • Organize his work and prepare the presentation elements for the daily validations

 

Job requirements

  • Detail-oriented
  • Creative and motivated
  • Ability to interpret an animatic
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Open to constructive criticism
  • Organized

 

Requirements

  • College and/or university education relevant to the field of animation
  • At least 2 years experience on Maya in a similar position
  • Previous experience preferred in the production of 3D animated series or feature films
  • Be able to analyze organic movement, weight, and fluidity
  • Excellent knowledge of traditional animation techniques and principles of character movement
  • Knowledge of 3D animation production pipelines and technical constraints
  • Knowledge of the animation stylisations of using twos and ones is an asset

 

 

Mission duration: 8 months

Location: Angoulême, France

Europeans citizens shengen area only

 


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