3D/CG Animators

Here at Giant, we are looking for experienced 3D/CG Animators to work on a new and exciting CG series.


We would love to hear from you – Send an email to careers@giant.ie

Position Overview

This is a fixed-term one-year contract. Ideally, you will be based in Ireland but this role is open to all artists who can work within a 4-hour time difference of the Irish timezone to allow for daily interaction and collaboration with the creative and production teams.

As an Animator at Giant, you will work closely and collaboratively with your Lead and other departments to create strong, character centric animation, focusing on a high level of acting, posing and performance for an iconic production series. 

This will be a very collaborative position, working closely with your team to ensure that aesthetic and technical standards (inclusive of continuity) are met throughout the project and are in line with the established direction of the show and the deadlines we have to work to.

Start date: February – May 2023

Position Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Lead Animator(s), Animation Supervisor(s), Art Director, and CG Supervisor(s) to create high-quality, story-driven Animation based on the production style and overall show expectations
  • Have a clear understanding of the performance, style, quality, continuity, technical, and tasking/scheduling requirements of the Production
  • Show active participation and clear performance concepts and shot blocking in the Director’s review (Animation Dailies)
  • Maintain an open and professional demeanor when taking directions, undertaking revisions, and altering approaches as required
  • Coordinating closely with Production to ensure that all goals/weekly targets are being met and to flag any problems that could delay the schedule
  • Work closely with the Lead Animator(s), Rigging, and Pipeline departments providing suggestions and feedback to improve character setups, visual quality, rigs, and tool functionality that will benefit the Animation team(s)
  • Support a collaborative and creative environment that produces awesome Giant projects with great teams

Position Requirements

  • Proven production experience as an Animator in 3D/CG Series or Feature projects
  • Thorough knowledge of Maya
  • Experience with Shotgrid a plus
  • Good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and can deliver high-quality results in a dynamic environment
  • Strong organizational skills and a good eye for detail
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills
  • Adept grasp of drawing and visual communication skills
  • Solid understanding of Production and Technical resources

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