#1 03-13-2018 4:41 pm

Registered: 03-13-2018
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Job Opening - Character TD for a Showtime Animated Comedy

Start Date: Immediate

CBS Late Night Cartoons, Inc. is looking to fill Full Time on-site position in New York City for a CHARACTER TD immediately for the Showtime animated comedy “Our Cartoon President .

The show uses a combination of Adobe Character Animator and After Effects. The Character TD will rig 2D Adobe Character Animator Puppets and supervise the rigging team. Although our show is 2D, we seek people who have a transferable skill set from being experienced 3D (Maya) or After Effects riggers. We will provide on site Adobe Character Animator training. The production is fast paced with quick turnarounds and will last approximately 5 to 6 months.

The Ideal candidate will have a profound love of rigging, adapt quickly, and remain intrigued and motivated by work of a technical nature.

This job will not be a path towards animating, design, or creative work, so only technically minded candidates should apply.

Rig, QC and troubleshoot Character Animator Puppets
Review rigs for breakages
Interface with the Adobe Character Animator team as necessary to further streamline the Rigging process
Direct and manage the rigging team
Set expectations, priorities and benchmarks for the rigging team
Import and QC drawn frames of mouths, gestures etc from Photoshop into rigs
Effectively communicate with the Directors, Coordinators, and Production personnel especially when deadlines or priorities seem unclear or jeopardized
Proactively work towards moving the assembly line forward
Maintain an open and professional demeanor regarding direction, changes and shifting requirements

Absolutely must have rigging as a primary experience
Senior Level experience
Knowledge of 3D or After Effects Rigging a MUST
Thorough knowledge of Photoshop a MUST
Must be detail-oriented and be willing to adhere to rigorous organizational procedures and naming conventions
Understanding of Animation Production
Reel demonstrating experience rigging digital puppets or 3D models preferred

If interested please send resume, links and short introductory email to
Jose-Lorenzo Maldonado: Jose.Maldonado@cbs.com



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