Maya 3D Interactive Animator

Nickelodeon    New York, NY
Job Description
Part-time, Contract


Nickelodeon's Nick Jr., the #1 preschool brand, seeks an Animator for Nickelodeon Digital, Preschool Division. The Animator will report to the Director of Interactive, and be responsible for animating characters and game assets for a mobile app.This is a highly technical animation position, that is best suited to game animators.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maya character animator who understands game/interactive production (e.g. creating loops, idles, non-linear animated segments)
  • Analyzing and mimicking an established 3d animation style
  • Ability to composite and animatein After Effects
  • Creative problem solver
  • Attendproduction check-ins & creative weeklies
  • Flexibility toassume additional responsibilities as required
  • Partner with Creative Producers to maintain creative excellence and feasibility that uphold and enhance the brand
  • Be extremely detail-oriented, organized and thorough, able and willing to refine work to a high degree of polish
  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in Animation Production & Post Production
  • Proficient in Maya gameanimation
  • Proficient in Adobe After Effects
  • Able to work on-site at our downtown NY office
  • Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills and a professional collaborative attitude
  • Must be able to complete tasks on tight deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to inherited pipelines and animate in them as needed
  • Must have enthusiasm for innovation and change, and interest in keeping abreast of new developments
  • Ability to articulate and influence creative concepts
  • Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract


  • Adobe After Effects: 3 years (Required)
  • completing tasks on tight deadlines: 3 years (Preferred)
  • 3D Animation: 3 years (Required)
  • Contract Length:

  • 7 - 11 months
  • 5 - 6 months

  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 12:58:05 GMT

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