Industrial Brothers is hiring!

 

We are looking for the following experienced & talented crew.  Contact jobs@industrialbrothers.com

ANIMATOR

Job Posted: February 9th, 2018

Start Date: March 2018

Overview:

Industrial Brothers is currently looking for enthusiastic Animators to join the team for Season Two of our 2D Animated Series, DOT.

As an Animator, you will be working directly with the Animation Supervisor and Series Director to create high quality animation in CelAction

Responsibilities

  • Animate sequences given by the Animation Supervisor, keeping the action and movements with the style of the show, as well meeting the series quality requirement
  • Work alongside the Animation Director and Art Director to enhance animation procedures and continually raise the quality of productions
  • Will work closely with Rigging team to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Must communicate well and be willing to take direction and notes from the director and/or the supervisors under tight deadlines
  • Will deliver assigned quota in accordance to the schedule.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with 2D animation software such as Flash Harmony plus.
  • Experience with 3D animation software such as Maya an asset
  • Strong knowledge of animation principles and able to apply them
  • Solid understanding of walk cycles, lip sync, and character timing
  • Ability to work flexible hours if and when necessary
  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • A positive attitude and dedication to the success of the project
  • Capable of taking direction and working collaboratively within a team
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

ANIMATION REVISIONIST

Job Posted: February 9th, 2018

Start Date: March 2018

Overview:

Industrial Brothers is currently looking for enthusiastic Animation Revisionists to join the team for Season Two of our 2D Animated Series, DOT.

As a Animation Revisionist, you will be working directly with the Animation Supervisor to revise animation in CelAction

Responsibilities

  • Revise animated sequences assigned by the Animation Supervisor, keeping the action and movements with the style of the show
  • Work alongside the Animation Director and Art Director to enhance animation procedures and continually raise the quality of productions
  • Will work closely with Rigging team to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Take direction and notes from the director and/or the supervisors
  • If assigned, will deliver assigned quota in accordance to the schedule.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with 2D animation software such as Flash Harmony plus.
  • Experience with 3D animation software such as Maya an asset
  • Strong knowledge of animation principles and able to apply them
  • Solid understanding of walk cycles, lip sync, and character timing
  • Ability to work flexible hours if and when necessary
  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • A positive attitude and dedication to the success of the project
  • Capable of taking direction and working collaboratively within a team
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

ANIMATION LIBRARY / LEAD

Job Posted: February 9th, 2018

Start Date: March 2018

Overview:

Industrial Brothers is currently looking for an enthusiastic Animation Library/Lead to join the team for Season Two of our 2D Animated Series, DOT.

As a Animation Library /Lead you will be working directly with the Animation Supervisor to create key animation and poses in CelAction

Responsibilities

  • Animate Key sequences/ walk cycles / poses given by the Animation Supervisor, keeping the action and movements with the style of the show, as well meeting the series quality requirement
  • Outline complex actions in a variety of ways for the next stage in the pipeline (animation) using existing character and prop builds
  • Work alongside the Animation Director and Art Director to enhance animation procedures and continually raise the quality of productions
  • Will work closely with Rigging team to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Take direction and notes from the director and/or the supervisors
  • Will deliver assigned quota in accordance to the schedule.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with 2D animation software such as Flash Harmony plus
  • Experience with 3D animation software such as Maya an asset
  • Strong knowledge of animation principles and able to apply them
  • Solid understanding of walk cycles, lip sync, and character timing
  • Ability to work flexible hours if and when necessary
  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • A positive attitude and dedication to the success of the project
  • Capable of taking direction and working collaboratively within a team
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

CG MODELER

Job Posted on February 6, 2018

Start Date: February 2018

Overview:

Industrial Brothers is seeking CG Modelers for a Preschool Series! We are looking for accountable artists who are also team players. The studio environment is friendly, fast-paced, and supportive.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to model assets that will fit the show’s aesthetics
  • Identify problems in 2D designs and provide well thought out solutions
  • Work with rigging on any modeling changes required
  • Stay up to date on new modeling techniques and technology
  • Complete and deliver work on schedule
  • Create 3D characters, assets, environments and props with clean and optimized topology

Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge in anatomy
  • Extensive modeling knowledge with Maya, ZBrush and Mudbox
  • Ability to interpret 2D character designs into CG
  • Experience modeling for Preschool TV series
  • Able to communicate creatively and technically to the team
  • Able to work well with Art Directors and Supervisors and open to constructive criticism
  • Strong work ethic disciplined and dedicated to assigned tasks
  • Organized and able to track assets through various stages of the pipeline

FLASH DESIGNER (Character/Props)

Job Posting on January 19th, 2018

Start Date: March 2018

Position Overview:

Industrial Brothers is currently looking for an enthusiastic Flash Designer to join the team for Season Two of our 2D Animated Series, DOT.

As a Flash Designer, you would be working closely with the Art Director to create final Character and Prop designs based on Animatics and Storyboards.

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Art Director and Design Team to create engaging, performable characters and props according to the style of the show
  • Create character turnarounds, unique posing, and facial/anatomical expressions
  • Complete on-demand requests from the Animation department to create unique designs based on the action required, i.e Hand gestures, VFX requests
  • Make any changes or revisions as necessary while maintaining deadlines assigned, communicating with the Art Director regarding status of work and any problems that may arise

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a Designer in animation ideal
  • Strong understanding of Flash and Photoshop
  • A required knowledge of Builds for 2D animation
  • A strong understanding of proportion, balance, perspective, and dimension
  • A solid grasp of composition, colour theory, layout and design
  • Capable of working and adapting within an established style
  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • A positive attitude and dedication to the success of the project
  • Capable of taking direction and working collaboratively within a team
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

BACKGROUND ARTIST

Job Posted on January 19th, 2018

Start Date: March 2018

Position Overview:

Industrial Brothers is currently looking for an enthusiastic Background Artist to join the team for Season Two of our 2D Animated Series, DOT.

As the Background Designer you would be supporting the Art Director to create final coloured backgrounds for scenes.

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Art director to assist in the creation of environment layouts and digitally painted backgrounds
  • Translating existing Storyboards and reviewing Animatics to produce to clean layouts and final painted backgrounds for Animation
  • Maintain the style and execution of the backgrounds as per requirements of the production
  • Make any changes or revisions as necessary while working efficiently to meet production deadlines
  • Work collaboratively with team members and ensuring open communication

Qualifications:

  • An in depth knowledge of Photoshop is required
  • Knowledge of Flash is a plus
  • Understanding of background design or layout for 2D Animation an asset
  • A strong understanding of perspective, and dimension
  • A Solid grasp of composition, colour theory, layout and design
  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • A positive attitude and dedication to the success of the project
  • Capable of taking direction and working collaboratively within a team
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

Storyboard Artists

Job Posted on January 3, 2018

Responsibilities:

  • Storyboard assigned episodes
  • Collaborate with the Director and Storyboard Supervisor of the show
  • Review Storyboard Package in advance of the Launch
  • Ensure that storyboard align with the creative vision of the show, the Director, and the Storyboard Supervisor
  • Pitch thumbnails to Director & Storyboard Supervisor
  • Complete and deliver work on given schedule

Qualifications:

  • Experience in storyboarding for an CG TV series
  • Strong knowledge in staging and composition
  • Strong drawing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working with Storyboard Pro is an asset

 


All crew must have at least 2-5 years experience working in the animation or film industry. Working in pre-school or children’s TV is a plus. Ontario residency and Canadian Citizenship required.

Please send detailed resume & samples of work with the position in the subject line to jobs@industrialbrothers.com

No phone calls please. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you!