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This Lead position is responsible for the quality of the animation, for keeping it on brief and for delivering consistent performances. They interpret the brief from the Director and then guide, supervise and review the work produced by the Animators. They need to understand the implications of performance, style, quality, continuity, technical, scheduling and budgetary requirements.
Starts 1 December 2018


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Mid level role. Maintain and update the edit with the latest storyboards or shots submitted to the edit, ensuring the edit reflects all directorial decisions, communicating information about shot changes/additions/deletions. Preparing weekly deliverables to the clients and Directors.
Starts 1 December 2018


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This Lead position is responsible for interpreting the director’s character brief and oversees the creation and development of characters from concept through modelling, rigging and into animation departments to ensure that characters are capable of meeting both the functional and aesthetic requirements of the performance brief.
Starts 1 November 2018


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Starts 14 May 2019


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Starts 14 August 2019


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Starts 14 December 2018


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The 9 month paid internships run from January 2019 to the beginning of October and are an invaluable opportunity to get practical experience working alongside the best artists and animation professionals in the country while being directly involved in high quality animated film productions for international release. These Internships are limited to South African graduates who have not yet been employed in the industry, but who hold an Animation or Film and TV-related Degree, National Diploma or National Certificate from a recognised South African institution. Interns will be placed within teams working on one of the projects based on their career goals and skillsets. Triggerfish strives for workplace diversity, and BEE applicants are encouraged.
Starts 7 January 2019


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Starts 28 February 2019


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Starts 14 April 2019


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Starts 14 February 2019


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Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Animators with experience in working with complex character rigs who are able to test and give feedback to the Rigging team to improve the poseability, interactivity, interface and speed of the rigs.
Starts 1 January 2019


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Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Rigging artists with experience in delivering high quality rigs to the animation team that are able to achieve the range of movement and speed of interaction while ensuring the integrity and appeal of the character design is preserved. Experience with Python will be an advantage.
Starts 1 December 2018


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Starts 14 February 2019


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Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Modeling artists with a strong sense of form and appeal, who can create clean geometry with optimal topology to match detailed concept and brief. Experience with Zbrush will be an advantage.
Starts 1 December 2018


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Senior role. Requires previous experience in stereoscopic animated films.
Starts 28 February 2019


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