As an Animator, you will be responsible for creating high-quality, production-ready animations of characters, creatures, and objects for film and television. You will be using cutting-edge tools and technology to augment the animation pipeline for faster and better results. A basic understanding and usage of scripting languages like Python or Mel is necessary. Strong knowledge of the principles of classical animation and anatomy of humans and animals, as well as good drawing skills, are also required. You will work closely with R&D (AI/Machine Learning) and our founding team on designing and implementing cutting-edge technologies for film and television.
What we are looking for
- Expert knowledge of 3D software like Blender or Maya
- Strong Character/Creature Animation skills
- Robotics character animation skills a big plus
- Good knowledge of traditional animation principles, acting, and composition
- Great problem solving and creative thinking skills aimed at producing high-quality animations and pipelines
- Rigging experience is a big plus
- Familiarity with film and VFX production
- Basic understanding and usage of scripting languages like Python or Mel
- Familiarity with game engine technology
- Knowledge of other 3D or 2D software is a plus
About the company
Focused on the future of filmmaking, Wonder Dynamics' mission is to revolutionize the production and post-production process by leveraging state-of-the-art AI. We are striving to democratize the use of visual effects which will pave the way for the next generation of filmmakers. That mission attracted some of the most influential individuals in the film and tech industry that are now involved in our team. We're headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
Why should you consider joining us?
At the intersection of film and technology, this job will offer a very unique experience, and you will be exposed to a diverse set of fields spanning from film production and visual effects to AI, machine learning, and computer vision. Because we are operating in the state-of-the-art territory, there will always be something new to learn on the horizon. We highly value our team and the support of our co-workers and strive to create the best environment to work in.
This is a mid- or senior-level engineering role and we offer a competitive salary, valuable stock options and comprehensive benefits that allow individual flexibility for all employees to choose what makes the most sense for their personal situation.
Wonder Dynamics is committed to a culture of flexibility, diversity, and fun for all of our employees. We are working on some of the most challenging technical problems and we know the solutions will come from all of us working together in an inclusive, transparent and open manner.