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Floyd County Productions (FCP) is a multiple Emmy® award-winning animation studio located in the beautiful city of Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 2009 by writers and executive producers Adam Reed and Matt Thompson, FCP has grown from a crew of 8 artists into a family of nearly 200 amazing creatives. FCP is a full-service animation studio that strives to create the highest quality in animation and digital entertainment. You know, like cartoons and stuff.

Floyd County Productions is currently working on our original action-spy comedy Archer (returning for its 11th season), a Netflix feature film, a couple of MARVEL television series, and a bunch of hush-hush, top-secret stuff that we can only whisper about in the studio kitchen. A kitchen that is stocked with muffins. And bear claws. Don’t forget the bear claws.

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Production Manager

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This role requires managing multiple television projects from pre-production through delivery. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, organized, and able to work under strict time constraints to meet deadlines. Experience working in animation is essential.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate effectively with all levels of management.
  • Work collaboratively with other Project Managers, Producers, and Artists.
  • Create project schedules and maintain communication on the status of these projects
  • Create and maintain production budgets.
  • Identify outside vendors and obtain bids.
  • Communicate schedules effectively with parties outside of our studio (recording studios, casting agents, voice talent, etc).
  • Casting and booking talent for voiceover records. Including handling all SAG paperwork.
  • Responsible for the creation of the final production book for each project.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in animation with a strong understanding of the animation pipeline.
  • 5+ years of production management experience.
  • Must have ample experience with production and budget software.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, MS Word, and MS Excel as well as the Google Suite.
  • Proven experience in problem-solving and critical thinking practices.
  • Self-Motivated.
  • Positive attitude, Professional, and a team player.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia. The home of Y’allywood.
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Responsibilities: 

  • Use approved final designs to build rigs within Harmony Toon Boom. 
  • Create layouts for key animation through the use of final builds, rigs, and early background renderings. 
  • Establish key animation, using an animatic as a guide.
  • Take approved keys and in-betweens to produce the final animation.
  • Add EFX animation to scenes when necessary.
  • Apply notes and fixes per request of Directors.
  • Help fellow Animators achieve success by communicating thoughts and ideas to help improve speed and efficiency.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness.

Qualifications: 

  • Applicants will be required to take an animation test to ensure that they have the necessary understanding of animation in Toon Boom Harmony. This will include the animation principles, draftsmanship, and understanding of the network, rigging, and terminology.
  • Basic understanding of camera work & cinematic language.
  • Solid grasp and understanding of human and animal anatomy.
  • Capable of effective staging and composition.
  • Basic understanding of EFX animation.
  • Comfortable working digitally on a Cintiq.
  • Exercise strong time management skills, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines to the expected level of quality.
  • Must take direction well and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve.
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized.
  • Must be willing to relocate to the rapidly expanding entertainment mecca and foodie dreamland – Atlanta, GA (where the players play).
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Responsibilities:

  • Lead and support a team of Harmony Toon Boom Animators under the direction of Producers and Art Directors.
  • Field questions from support staff about Harmony Toon Boom. 
  • Remain accountable for your actions, as well as the work that comes out of your department.
  • Support Animation Directors or when necessary act as a backup in their absence.
  • Finesse animation to the satisfaction of the Producers and Animation Directors using an experienced and critical eye.
  • Assist the Technical Directors to achieve the desired animation workflow. This would include adjusting/manipulating rigs and helping animators in troubleshooting character builds.
  • Maintain quality control over the animation as it moves through various phases.
  • Manage and maintain renders and notes in an expedited manner during delivery and deadline days.
  • Be an example of what an Animator should strive for at all times, both through work ethic and professional demeanor.
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants will be required to take an animation test to ensure that they have the necessary understanding of animation in Toon Boom Harmony. This will include the animation principles, draftsmanship, and understanding of the network, rigging, and terminology.
  • Capable of consistently executing, at a high level, all the skills required of a Toon Boom Animator.
  • Thorough understanding of the Toon Boom pipeline and how it interconnects with other departments.
  • Effectively read and interpret storyboards and animatics
  • Able to understand, breakdown, and organize pre-production assets. Including, but not limited to, layout and character designs.
  • Comfortable working digitally on a Cintiq.
  • Exercise strong time management skills, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines to the expected level of quality.
  • Must take direction well and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Atlanta, GA. Where we eat delicious southern foods and run into Marvel film stars in the grocery store.
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Character Designer

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Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Art Directors and fellow Artists to develop the look and feel of a character, element, or prop.
  • Create compelling designs that are diverse, unique, and animation friendly.
  • Create and design several versions of the same element to explore all possibilities
  • Check with your Design Leaders and Art Directors to execute the full design request. Including multiple views of elements. 
  • Constructively receive feedback and modify work based on direction.
  • Apply notes and fixes in the pursuit of the strongest form of the design.
  • Provide layout drawings and poses of original designs to aid animators during production.
  • Maintain aesthetic and technical consistency throughout the pipeline.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness.

Qualifications: 

  • Applicants will be required to take a test to ensure that they have the necessary understanding of character design, draftsmanship, volumetric drawing, and a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or full Adobe Suite.
  • Knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony is not required but preferred.
  • Able to design strong, aesthetically appealing characters while keeping in mind the technical aspects of the animation process. 
  • Excellent working knowledge of human and animal anatomy.
  • Excellent grasp on color, volume, and form.
  • Comfortable working digitally on a Cintiq.
  • Exercise strong time management skills, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines to the expected level of quality.
  • Must take direction well and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve.
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia. Where old folks call you sweetie and you can get Sweet Tea pretty much anywhere.
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Storyboard Artist

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Responsibilities:

  • Work under the direction of Storyboard Leaders, Art Directors, and Producers to create the perfect animatic for each individual project.
  • Create original storyboards based upon an approved script. 
  • Refine existing storyboards based on adjustments and notes from Art Directors and Producers. 
  • Clean up final approved storyboards for various departments.
  • Maintain a consistently clear and legible drawing style.
  • Maintain and organize files under the guidance of Art Directors and Producers.
  • Take and maintain individual notes to adjust and rework scenes, at the request of Art Directors and Producers.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness

Qualifications:

  • Applicants will be required to take a test to ensure they have strong storytelling abilities and the necessary understanding and knowledge of Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Adobe Photoshop. 
  • A proficient handle of composition, staging, perspective, pace & rhythm, tonal value, and overall drawing skill.
  • Solid grasp of cinematic language in order to communicate ideas effectively. Including but not limited to camera shots, camera direction, and focal lengths.
  • Comfortable working digitally on a Cintiq.
  • Exercise strong time management skills, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines to the expected level of quality.
  • Must take direction well and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve.
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized
  • Must be willing to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia. Where the players play and we do fun stuff like every day.
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Senior Storyboard Artist

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Responsibilities:

  • Breakdown approved scripts into individual assignments based on scenes and shots. 
  • Work with Art Directors and Producers to organize and delegate assignments across the entirety of the storyboard team.
  • Lead the Storyboard Artists in a unified visual manner that achieves the style and quality established for the show.
  • Maintain and control the quality of your team’s storyboards being submitted to the Art Directors.
  • Organize and maintain files in the proper place on the studio servers.  
  • Deliver storyboard renders to the Edit Department.
  • Act as the point person organizing and distributing notes to your team after editing reviews with Art Directors and Producers.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants will be required to take a test to ensure they have strong storytelling abilities and the necessary understanding and knowledge of Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Adobe Photoshop. 
  • Thorough understanding of the storyboard pipeline, and how it interconnects with other departments.
  • Ability to read and breakdown the script into clear, well-organized scenes, shots, and assignments.
  • Comfortable working digitally on a Cintiq.
  • Exercise strong time management skills, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines to the expected level of quality.
  • Must take direction well and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve.
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized.
  • Y’all must be willing to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia. (We are earthquake and wildfire free.)
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Background Painter

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Responsibilities: 

  • Paint compelling backgrounds in Adobe Photoshop with an emphasis on composition, lighting, and mood.
  • Paint finished textures and treatments on 3D renders or elements within scenes.
  • Capable of executing a minimum of 1 file per day. Preferably 2 or more.
  • Organize files using on studio servers using proper folders and naming conventions for consistent team use. As well as on a spreadsheet outlining assets by episode.
  • Understand and interpret Storyboards and Animatics to use as a guide for consistent backgrounds. 
  • Apply notes and fixes in the pursuit of the strongest image.
  • Storing, filing, and organizing files on the server in accordance with your director’s wishes, as well as on a spreadsheet outlining assets by episode
  • Organize and maintain files for consistent team use. This includes files on studio servers as well as on a spreadsheet outlining assets by episode.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants will be required to take a Background painting test to ensure that they have the necessary working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and an understanding of the principles of art: movement, harmony, variety, rhythm, unity, emphasis, balance, proportion, pattern and reference,
  • Knowledge of full Adobe Suite and Toon Boom Harmony is a plus
  • Broad understanding of landscape, layout, and perspective.
  • Excellent grasp on color, lighting, and form.
  • Must be able to achieve style consistency over multiple files.
  • Comfortable working digitally on a Cintiq.
  • Must take direction well and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve.
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized.
  • Y’all must be willing to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia. Where we are generally earthquake free.
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Compositor

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We are looking for a Compositor to help us produce high-end content for episodic and feature productions.

Compositors at our studio work in Blackmagic Fusion, but applicants with experience in Nuke will also be considered. Our tasks range from color correction of 2D elements to full 3D scene creation, to produce the final picture for our animated productions.  Experience in DaVinci Resolve is a plus.

This position is scheduled to begin in April 2020.  Starting time is subject to change.


Responsibilities:

  • Follow the guidance and direction of the Compositing Director.
  • Work creatively to combine 2D & 3D assets from other departments and create custom VFX.
  • Take critique from the Compositing Director and your peers to make adjustments as needed.
  • Maintain a consistent look and style across an entire project, based on designs from the Art Director.
  • Review script, storyboard, designs, animation pencil tests, and other resources to ensure continuity, consistency, and correctness of action, camera, color, and effects.
  • Communicate respectfully with artists from other departments to quickly make corrections and additions as needed.
  • Learn and adapt to our proprietary pipeline and in-house tools, and be flexible to changes that occur.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must complete a compositing test to gauge their skill level.
  • At least 2-3 years of industry experience in compositing or visual effects.
  • Some experience working with 2D animation.
  • Some experience in 3D animation software and compositing 3D render passes.
  • Color correction experience  in DaVinci Resolve.
  • Advanced experience in either Fusion or Nuke.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of compositing and visual effects.
  • Demonstrate skill in shot composition.
  • Must take direction well and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve.
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia.
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After Effects Character Animator

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Responsibilities:

  • Create quality animation for high profile 2D animated series and feature films.
  • Learn studio animation pipeline and procedures.
  • Provide dynamic and cinematic key posing in preparation to animate.
  • Create breakdown drawings to finesse sequences by adding in-betweens, additional settles, and follow-throughs.
  • Ensure the quality and style of the show is achieved within the animation guidelines. 
  • Review storyboards and animatic to ensure continuity of animation from scene to scene.
  • Execute changes and revisions as requested by Art Directors and Animation Directors.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants will be required to complete an After Effects Character Animation test to ensure that they have the necessary working knowledge of software and the fundamentals of composite and visual effects.
  • Knowledge of camera work, cinematic language, basic staging, and composition a plus.
  • Understanding of Principles of Animation: squash and stretch, anticipation, staging, straight ahead and pose to pose, follow through and overlapping action, ease in and ease out, arcs, secondary action, timing, exaggeration, solid drawing, and appeal.
  • Basic understanding of EFX and lighting within After Effects.
  • Exercise strong time management skills, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines to the expected level of quality.
  • Must take direction well and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve.
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia. Where the players play, y’all.
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3D Texture Artist

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Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Art Directors and Supervisors to paint 3D assets that match the aesthetic of designed series or feature film.
  • Prepare 3D models for painting using a combination of UV mapping techniques and projection mapping.
  • Use 3D and 2D digital painting tools to create textures.
  • Execute changes and revisions as requested by Art Directors and Background Supervisors.
  • Learn studio’s 3D animation pipeline and procedures.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness.

Qualifications:

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in the style of the show, a strong background in digital painting, and a familiarity with a Cintiq tablet.
  • Experience using UV mapping tools, preferably 3DS Max.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Suite, particularly Photoshop, as well as Substance Painter.
  • Exercise strong time management skills, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines to the expected level of quality.
  • Must take direction well and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve.
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia. We’ve only had snow like twice.
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3D Animator

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Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate to create dynamic 3D elements to enhance our 2D pipeline.
  • Work with a team of Art Directors, Animation Supervisors, and Compositors to create trackers, masking elements, and lighting effects needed to composite 3D elements.
  • Make sure all elements are rendered correctly and delivered to composition.
  • Execute changes and revisions as requested by Art Directors and Animation Directors.
  • Work within our established studio animation and composition pipeline and procedures.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants will be required to take an animation test to ensure that they have the necessary understanding of animation fundamentals and 3DS Max proficiency. 
  • Knowledge of Vray, compositing principles, and character animation are a plus.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of real world physics, vehicle motion and interaction with environments, acceleration, momentum, and timing.
  • The ability to rig complex vehicles in 3DS Max is a plus.
  • Must understand storyboards and be able to create dynamic action sequences timed animatics.
  • Strong composition skills, with the ability to match 3D animation to 2D background elements.
  • Exercise strong time management skills, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines to the expected level of quality.
  • Must take direction well and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve.
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia. Where the only thing sweeter than the tea, is the people.
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3D Environment Artist

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Responsibilities:

  • Develop consistent, pre-visualized backgrounds based on concept art under the direction of Art Directors and Supervisors.
  • Work from Art Directors and Storyboard team to set up camera angles and character placement for shots.
  • Within the style established for the show indicate lighting and texturing as a starting point for background painting
  • Execute changes and revisions as requested by Art Directors and Background Supervisors.
  • Organize environments into layer passes which can be used for animation purposes.
  • Render and deliver finished layered scenes to Background Supervisor.
  • Work within our established studio animation and composition pipeline and procedures.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants will be required to complete an 3D environment modeling test to ensure the necessary understanding of 3D fundamentals and software: 3DSMax and Vray. 
  • Knowledge of Cinema4D and Substance Painter are a plus.
  • Proficiency in style of show, understanding of clean efficient methods of creating geometry, and knowledge of applying textures and lighting.
  • Detail-oriented organizational habits and layer management skills for preparing scenes.
  • Strong composition skills, along with a practical understanding of 3DS Max camera, Biped systems, and key framing.
  • Exercise strong time management skills, as well as the ability to meet tight deadlines to the expected level of quality.
  • Must take direction well and be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to critically self-evaluate, self-edit, and problem solve.
  • Capacity to adapt to a broad range of looks from realistic to stylized.
  • Must be willing to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia where everything is moving and shaking except for the ground.
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