Pudgy Penguins

Animator / Cartoonist

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Full-time
  • Remote friendly

2022-06-07 21:58:53 UTC

Pudgy Penguins is looking for an Animator / Cartoonist that is passionate in making an art come to life. It could be you.

Here is what we need from you.

An animator creates an extensive series of images that form the animation seen in movies, commercials, television programs, and video games. They typically specialize in one of these media and may further concentrate on a specific area, such as characters, scenery, or background design

• Create expressive character animation portraying a wide range of emotions
• Recommend the best approaches to integrate 3-D components into final commercial quality products
• Create high-quality animations by utilizing both hand key animation and motion capture data
• Give and receive constructive, creative feedback across teams
• Collaborate with other animators, clients, and producers
• Create prototypes and mock-ups of new types of products
• Brainstorm and conceptualize ideas, with the ability to produce concept sketches and quick concept edits
• Comprehend and execute direction from the lead animator or animation supervisor

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
• Must be able to take direction, communicate with other artists, as well as external contractors, and work with engineers to ensure that art and animations are properly implemented in the game
• Ability to illustrate and storyboard
• Outstanding work ethic, character, integrity, and professionalism
• Must be able to prioritize, multitask, and meet tight deadlines
• Strong design, communication, and project management skills
Detailed Oriented:
• Takes precautions that all creatives look on brand
• Ensures that when creatives are delivered all requirements asked on behalf of the chief creative officer are met in a cohesive manner
• builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
• values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
• approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
• develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
• willing to take disciplined risks.
• honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

• Excellent creativity and originality
• Superior graphic design skills
• Superior knowledge of the 12 principles of animation such as staging, timing, ease in, ease out and anticipation
• Proficiency in the use of design and animation software
• In-depth understanding of mathematical and geometric concepts
• Knowledge of color theory
• Great attention to detail
• Ability to work in large teams
Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
Equal Opportunities
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.
Safeguarding our Staff:
The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy
Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.