Framestore is still actively hiring within this department but please note that due to the ongoing global situation with Covid-19 we will only be holding interviews virtually. If you are successful our recruitment team will be in touch to discuss further.
We're looking for a creative, talented Animation Supervisor to join our team working on an amazing TV series involving some incredible creatures.
The Animation Supervisor will be responsible for the overall quality of the animation on projects, for keeping on brief and for delivering consistent performances by assigning, or casting, the appropriate Animators.
Collaborate with the Head of Animation to recruit, train and mentor a team of Animators
Provide examples and benchmarks for the animation team to work to
Work closely with the Animation Lead to ensure the team are producing high quality animation that fits within the style and pacing of the project
Take responsibility for the quality of work across the team
Work with rigging and pipeline to provide suggestions and feedback in order to improve character setup, visual quality, rigs and tool functionality
Work with the Animation Lead to ensure ongoing communication with Production regarding the team's progress towards the schedule
Overall responsibility for meeting show milestones and deadlines
Attend client reviews and lead daily reviews with the animation team
Continue to become familiar with new tools, software, data and other related technologies
Previous experience supervising/leading a team
A thorough knowledge of Maya
A strong grasp of physical motion, weight, balance, texture and form
A demonstrable understanding of rigs and typical rigging set-ups, animation pipelines and transferring data between tools
Knowledge of human and animal anatomy as well as life drawing skills
Previous experience with character and dialogue performance
A demonstrable commitment to creative collaboration within a team and with other departments
Attention to detail and problem solving skills
Reliable, with good timekeeping and the ability to meet deadlines
Excellent organisation, communication, interpersonal, and management skills
Adaptability and the willingness to learn new processes and technical skills
Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.