Job description template: 3D animator
[Company Name] seeks a talented and passionate 3D animator to join our dynamic team. We are a leading animation company in the entertainment industry, [or insert other industry where your organization belongs] specializing in creating captivating and innovative content.
Our mission is to bring imagination to life through cutting-edge animation, pushing the boundaries of storytelling and visual experiences.
About the role
Position: 3D animator
Location: [City, State]
Reports to: [Supervisor/Manager/Team Lead]
As a 3D Animator at [Company Name], you will play a crucial role in bringing our creative visions to life. Your primary responsibilities include:
- Collaborate with the animation team to create visually stunning 3D animations
- Interpret and implement creative briefs and ideas into engaging animation sequences
- Utilize industry-standard software to model, rig, animate, and render characters and environments
- Ensure animations adhere to project timelines and quality standards
- Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute creative ideas to enhance projects
Qualifications and skills
To excel in this role and qualify for an interview, you should possess the following qualifications and skills:
- Proven experience as a 3D animator in a professional setting
- Proficient in 3D animation software such as Autodesk Maya, Blender, or equivalent
- Strong understanding of character animation principles and storytelling
- Excellent attention to detail and ability to bring characters to life with emotion and personality
- Effective communication and collaboration skills within a team environment
Note that while a degree in Animation, Computer Graphics, or a related field is preferred, exceptional candidates with a strong portfolio and relevant experience will also be considered.
Joining [Company Name] offers a unique blend of remote work flexibility and collaborative team spirit.
Our virtual environment encourages creativity and innovation while respecting work-life balance. Flexible working hours are available to accommodate different time zones.
How to apply
To apply, please submit your resume, portfolio, and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and passion for animation to [email address].
Please use the subject line: “Application for 3D Animator Position – [Your Name].”
Benefits of joining [Company Name]
By joining [Company Name], you gain access to a range of unique benefits that contribute to your professional growth:
- Innovative project exposure. As a 3D Animator, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to diverse and innovative content that captivates audiences globally.
- Flexible work environment. We understand the importance of work-life balance and provide the freedom to manage your schedule.
- Professional development opportunities. Take advantage of ongoing professional development opportunities, workshops, and training programs that the company may offer to enhance your skills in 3D animation and design.
- Wellness initiatives. Your well-being matters to us. Benefit from comprehensive health and wellness programs designed to support your physical and mental health.
- Collaborative culture. Experience a work culture that values collaboration and teamwork. Engage with talented professionals from diverse backgrounds, and share ideas in an open environment.
- Recognition and rewards. Enjoy competitive salary performance-based bonuses based on your contributions to the success of our projects.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
We look forward to reviewing your applications and welcoming a talented 3D Animator to our creative family.
Together, let’s continue to push the boundaries of animation and create unforgettable experiences for audiences around the world!
*This list of interview questions may also serve as a guide when selecting the right applicant suited to your 3D animation needs.