OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Blue Sky Studios
One of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, 20th Century Fox Film produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20th Century Fox Film: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation. Blue Sky Studios is the animation studio behind the wildly successful ICE AGE and RIO franchises, along with this year's FERDINAND animated feature film!
Animator sought by Blue Sky Studios, Inc. in Greenwich, Connecticut to be responsible for implementation of complex character animation and for the "movement" in computer animations, included but not limited to, timing, acting and posing of characters; work with the Director in establishing character design and movement; take models and/or rigged models (set up for animation) to finished animation; work with modelers, riggers, and technical directors to implement the animation.
Requires a Bachelor's or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Visualization, Computer Animation, Computer Science or related field, and three (3) years of experience in the offered position, as a Graphic Designer, Illustrator or related occupation. Must include experience in developing characters and animating the assigned shots and sequences; taking models and rigging models to finished animation; creating story boards and layouts; experience with rigging, animating and lighting; and utilizing Maya, Premiere, and Photoshop.
Alternatively, employer will consider an applicant with five (5) years of experience in the offered position, as a Graphic Designer, Illustrator or related occupation. Must include experience in the above-mentioned skills.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.