Job Description Animation Trainer Reporting to Animation Director / Talent Development Manager Functional Interaction Character Animators Job Description The Animation Trainer will work with Learning and Development department to provide artistic and technical training for our character animators.
This includes developing training content, conducting our Apprentice program for freshers, and helping with skill development of our existing artists and team leads.
Duties and Responsibilities Instruct or facilitate training for new hires, carry out ongoing skill development initiatives, to improve the creative and technical quality of character animation as well as the productivity of the animation team.
Curriculum development, Scheduling Training programs to facilitate the various training initiatives. Constant up-gradation of training content, managing training schedules.
Creating presentations, demonstration material and training resources per requisition. Conducting Film appreciation sessions, explaining the importance of Animatic, story boarding and other aspects of Animation production.
Assist in testing and selection of trainees and their post-training evaluation. Prepare short project specific training to speed up production on ongoing / yet to start projects along with Supervisor / Animation Director.
Skills / Knowledge Passion for Movies, various styles of Art forms and expressions, training and knowledge sharing. 5 years plus experience in an Animation / VFX production studio with specific emphasis on character animation in various styles.
Minimum 2 years experience as a Key-Frame animator (Classical Animation) Good working knowledge of Maya - Animation and rigging tools.
Very good drawing skills. Strong fundamental knowledge of animation and camera fundamentals. Interest in storytelling. Proven expertise in training or training content development would be a plus.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, strong classroom personality. Educational qualification Degree or Diploma in Fine Art or equivalent.
Additional qualification (good to have) Training in performing arts (Dramatics or any relevant stream). Company Profile ABOUT Xentrix was founded in Bangalore in June 2010 when old friends and competitors Viren Patil and Jai Natarajan found themselves simultaneously transitioning from previous commitments.
They were joined by a multinational group of senior industry people who had already experienced success in their careers, and were all driven by the desire to work together and co-create a new artist-driven animation studio.
The founding team at Xentrix consists of this close-knit group of executives, with senior staff in Bangalore and Los Angeles.
The goal at Xentrix is to leverage our collective past industry experience and build a high quality studio we can be proud of.
We have successfully delivered hundreds of hours of TV, DVD and game graphics. Our key members have decade-long track records of delivery for marquee international clients on globally recognized brands.
We have built, managed and mentored studios with several hundred artists and have managed over $50 MM of global service projects.
All key personnel have hands-on experience in the CG pipeline, production and client management. In what is a frequently volatile and highly complex business, we consider domain expertise & experience to be the determining factors in success.
Job Details Full time as External Bangalore, Karntaka, India Start date Starts immediately This job is ongoing / permanent Expected travel 0 PERCENT 25 Compensation type Salary No benefits specified Unable to sponsor non-resident workers Security clearance None required