ViacomCBS CG ANIMATION DIRECTOR in Burbank, California
About The Brand
For over 30 years, the Nickelodeon Animation Studio continues to be one of the largest producers of television animation in the world, reflecting all kids today. Based in Burbank, Calif., with offices in New York, the Studio, designed by our artists and for our artists, is home to the world's greatest creative talents. Our campus of creativity houses top-notch talent, storytellers, artists, production teams, voice actors, cartoon experts and more. At Nickelodeon, we are always looking to recruit dedicated craftspeople to help bring groundbreaking new ideas to life and that starts with you! We are leading the way in animated content for TV series, TV movies, shorts and theatrical features. Some of our new upcoming original animated series include, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years, Rugrats, Middlemost Post, Star Trek: Prodigy, Big Nate and Santiago of the Seas, among others. Our content development teams are creator-driven, our work culture is collaborative, our mentorship of new talent is second to none, and we are committed to hiring inclusively to reflect authenticity in the diverse stories we want to tell. Join us!
Overview and Responsibilities
Receive & understand Character Design assignment from Art Director/Design Supervisor.
Ask appropriate questions to understand & complete the task.
Review Storyboard to ensure continuity of character designs.
Complete all character designs.
Make any changes or revisions and re-submit to Art Director/Design Supervisor for approval.
Communicate with Design Supervisor & Production Manager regarding status of work and any problems that arise.
Ensure quality & style of show is achieved.
Complete work on schedule.
Extensive knowledge and experience in Maya and Shotgun.
Ability to manage the production schedule and resources.
Detailed understanding of animation and film language and process.
Ability to prioritize.
Ability to work in high pressure, demanding environment.
Proven verbal and written communication skills.
Good time management skills; good multi-tasker.
A minimum of 3 – 5 years of CG directing experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet
At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.
iCIMS ID 2020-14648
Job Locations US-CA-Burbank
Job Type Full-Time Staff
Brand Nickelodeon Animation