Sr. Technical Animator / Animator

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200240096
Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 21, 2021

Role Number:200240096

One of Apple's R&D groups is looking for a senior technical animator / animator with a firm grasp on both the technical side of an...Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 21, 2021

Role Number:200240096

One of Apple's R&D groups is looking for a senior technical animator / animator with a firm grasp on both the technical side of animation (scripting and rigging) as well as character animation itself. If you are an all-round animation artist with a keen eye for aesthetics, but also have the skills to script and rig, this role might be for you. You should be passionate about working with an amazing team of engineers and designers in fast paced environment on pushing the boundaries of animation and motion design. Join Apple and help us leave the world better than we found it!

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of professional experience working in 3D animation (portfolio)
  • Professional experience working in Autodesk Maya
  • 3+ years of experience writing Python/MEL scripts for pipeline & tool development
  • Experience with game engines such as Unity/Unreal
  • Can work independently as well as with a team of engineers and designers
  • Excellent partnership and communication skills

Description

ADDITIONAL SKILLS OF AN IDEAL CANDIDATE:
1. Concept & storyboard sketching
2. Building and tinkering with physical things: clay models, animatronics, stop motion, etc.
3. Experience with both linear and non-linear animations (movies vs video games)
4. Experience modeling in 3D
5. Experience with tools such as After Effects, Photoshop, FinalCut Pro, etc.

As a part of the application process, you will be expected to provide a portfolio or demo reel of your work and may be asked to complete an art/scripting test. In the demo reel, we are looking for strong acting performances and a good grasp on timing and spacing.

Additional Requirements

  • As a part of the application process, you will be expected to provide a portfolio or demo reel of your work and may be asked to complete an art/scripting test. In the demo reel, we are looking for strong acting performances and a good grasp on timing and spacing.


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Sr. Technical Animator / Animator

Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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