Animation Apprenticeship

Sony Imageworks Vancouver is seeking Animators for our Apprenticeship Program
An immersive paid mentorship available for emerging artists seeking to hone and expand their creative sensibilities, you will join a team of highly skilled technical and creative artists with various backgrounds. You will gain experience working with film quality characters and environments in the 6 week intensive program. Most importantly, you will work with an amazing team to help them reach its full potential.

Some specifics of the role include:

  • Hands-on learning and experience of animation techniques including animating multiple types of shots from simple to moderately difficult.
  • Help meet show deadlines, participate in Dailies, Rounds, and team reviews.
  • Interact with Production, Supervisors, Leads, and peers in order to interpret notes and feedback on assigned tasks.
  • Work proficiently as part of a team, as well as independently, to determine various solutions to create exceptional elements for CG and/or VFX work.

Upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship, high qualifying candidates will be offered promotions to junior roles on any number of our active productions.

Able to demonstrate exceptional skills/abilities in CG artwork.

Knowledge of applicable software packages including Maya required. Background or experience in fine art which shows a thorough understanding of physical motion, weight, balance and form highly desired. Knowledge of human and animal anatomy as well as life drawing skills are desirable.

We would really like to hear from you if you have a few years’ experience in a similar field or even if you are fresh out of school.

This opportunity is open to all recent graduates, junior candidates and diverse applicants looking for their big break in a top tier studio.

Just follow the application link below and we look forward to talking with you: