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Animator - Mainframe TV - Bob the Builder

Times are exciting at Rainmaker and we need a great deal of  animators for our first preschool TV series, Bob the Builder!  If you love animating and want to work with awesome people…keep reading!


  • Under the leadership of the Supervisor and/or Leads, follows the established style of performance for the project.
  • As requested, collaborates to create and determine unique traits for characters and/or objects to be animated.
  • Delivers assignments per project schedules and set quotas.
  • Works to ensure balance, composition and timing requirements are implemented in a way that supports story and character performance.
  • Creatively enhances material in order to achieve set standards of performance and complexity.
  • Interprets and implements notes and feedback from Director(s), Supervisors or Leads in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way.
  • Adheres to digital file management protocols.
  • Supports and integrates the values of Rainmaker, which includes a commitment to innovation, creativity, professionalism and inspiration.
  • Interacts respectfully and professionally with colleagues, staff members and clients.
  • Additional duties as requested.



Degree and/or diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience is preferred.

TV/DVD Production

  • 6 months minimum of experience working in a professional environment within their discipline.


  • Demonstrated understanding of principles of animation.
  • Working knowledge of anatomy, perspective and composition.  Background in classical animation is preferred.
  • Proficiency in using Maya is required.
  • Strong aesthetic skills including staging and timing.
  • Ability to communicate and/or demonstrate ideas clearly and concisely.  Practices attentive and active listening.  Incorporates feedback and direction received from the Director/Supervisor.
  • Makes decisions in a timely manner.  Accepts accountability for own actions.
  • Open to and encourages feedback and new initiatives.
  • Solid work ethic and positive attitude.  Ability to work under pressure.  Self-motivated and pro-active.  Consistently strives to expand knowledge base.
  • Efficient and detail oriented.
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to deliver work on time and fulfill production quota.



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