Animator- Semicolon
5d ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

Location : Yaba, Lagos

Employment Type : Full-time


  • An Animator performs a number of different tasks, with the end goal of creating visual works that can be displayed through different media sources, including film, TV, websites, and social media, Learning platforms, etc.
  • This role requires storyboarding, drawing using physical and digital tools, creating frames for animation, and pulling frames together into moving pictures.

  • We are looking for a disciplined and artistic person with a firm grasp of animation techniques, fundamentals, and software.
  • The Animator will read through scripts and speak with clients to understand project needs, create storyboards and animations, and assist in the editing process.

  • Our ideal Animator will work with our team of Software Engineering facilitators, content writer(s), and product delivery team to interpret written tech and other contents in visual forms, in a way that is less technical and appealing to non-techies.
  • Responsibilities

  • Core responsibility is to : Create, mostly 2D animated learning / course contents, and 3D animations for adverts. These may require you to :
  • Liaise with clients and develop animation from the conceptualization stage.
  • Create storyboards that depict the script and narrative.
  • Design models, backgrounds, sets, characters, objects, and the animation environment
  • Develop the timing and pace of the movements of a character or object during the sequence of images and ensure they follow the soundtrack and audio requirements
  • Build accurate, detailed, frame-by-frame visuals
  • Record dialogue and edit to composite the various layers of animation (backgrounds, special effects, characters, and graphics) in order to produce the finished piece.
  • Work to production deadlines and meet clients' commercial requirements.
  • Work as part of a broader production team, which might include liaising with our content writer(s), photographers, designers, project delivery team, account executives, and marketing specialists.
  • Deliver presentations and general progress reports.
  • Deal with diverse business cultures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or HND in any discipline, preferably Computer Animation, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, or related field.
  • Minimum of two years industry-standard work experience as an animator, especially, with expertise in 2D animation, and commendable 3D Animation skills.
  • Further education, experience, proficiency, certification, and (or) skills in the following fields : animation, art and design, computer-aided engineering, design for moving image, film and video, graphics design / illustration, model making or sculpture, multimedia, spatial design) is an added advantage.
  • Sound understanding of animation, storytelling, and character development techniques.
  • Ability to apply creativity and intuitiveness to produce original and aesthetically pleasing designs and solution
  • Ability to use specialist computer generation software such as Maya, flash, and after-effects.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation
  • Attention to detail, adaptability, and receptiveness to feedback and direction.
  • Ability to work independently and / or with a team to develop animations and solve problems.
  • Other requirements as specific to our organization.
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