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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 13th season), 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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Harmony Animator

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Job Overview:

The animator’s primary responsibility is to work through animation assignments to the standards and style of the show, as directed by the animation director and leads. Animators are expected to keep their communication with leads to make sure they are staying on schedule and within the parameters of the show. Animators report to the Lead Harmony Character Animator.

Skills required:

  • Possess strong drawing skills, a thorough grasp of proportion, and the ability to match the style of production.
  • Possess a working knowledge of Toonboom Harmony software (understanding of the network and corresponding terminology a plus).
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the 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).
  • A solid familiarity and understanding of human and animal anatomy.
  • A basic understanding of camera work & cinematic language (knowledge of camera shot terminology and use (wide, medium, closeup, OTS, etc) as well as knowledge of what a zoom/pan/dolly are.  Must understand the different focal lengths and their effects).
  • Capable of effective staging and composition.
  • A basic understanding of EFX animation (a plus).
  • Capable of animating a variety of facial expressions and convincing character performances.
  • Understanding of animation process specific to television production.
  • Familiarity with animating in a rigged/puppet style of animation.
  • Able to take direction and receive notes in a productive manner, asking appropriate questions when necessary to ensure understanding of what a shot needs.
  • Understanding of the production pipeline and how Harmony works in tandem with other departments.
  • Able to meet deadlines consistently and handle occasional chaotic production times comfortably.

Responsibilities:

  • Take the final builds and rigs, along with early renderings of the background, and create layouts to be set up for key animation.
  • Create a rough pass of animation to meet the requirements of a shot.
  • Create key animation with rigged characters.
  • Take approved keys, and complete tweens to achieve the final animation.
  • If capable, assist with EFX animation when necessary.
  • Revisit existing files to apply notes and fixes, per request of directors/producers.
  • Track progress consistently within company-provided production software (F Track).
  • Help your fellow animator achieve success by communicating thoughts and ideas to help improve speed and efficiency.
  • Must reside in GA or be willing to relocate.
  • Must be able to provide authorization to work in the US.
  • Must be able to provide proof of COVID vaccination and boosters.
  • EOE
Estimated start: End of February
Hourly range: $26-30Apply Now

3D Modeler

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Job Overview:

The role of a 3D Modeler is to learn and use the standards and practices at Floyd County productions to create, material, texture or modify a variety of hard surface models. Once those tasks are completed the 3D modeler will deliver those models to their Supervisor for notes prior to being passed to the next phase of production. The 3D Modeler reports to the Lead Modeler.

Required Skills:

  • Good listening, learning, and organizational skills.
  • Strong work ethic. (how does the person treat jobs they don't find interesting)
  • Take direction well.
  • Strong portfolio, Two-year degree, or equivalent work experience as a modeler.
    • Proficient at Hard Surface modeling in any of the following programs: 3ds Max,
    •  Maya, Modo, Blender
    • Working knowledge of one of the following render engines: Vray, Arnold, Corona, Redshift, Octane, Cycles, Evee
    • Ability to material, and apply textures to hard surface models
    • Understanding of how to retopologize a model with appropriate edge flow

Desired Skills:

  • Basic understanding of organic modeling or sculpting in any of the following programs: 3ds Max, Maya, Zbrush, Mudbox, Modo, Blender
  • Basic understanding of parametric modeling in one of the following: Railclone, Houdini, Blender
  • Any 2 of the following
    • UVW unwrapping and atlas generation
    •  Ability to aesthetically light a scene
    • Knowledge of Vray Toon setup
    • Strong camera compositional skills
    • Geometry nodes

‪Responsibilities:‬

  • Collaborate with Supervisor to develop consistent, previsualized backgrounds based on concept art.
  • Work closely with the Environment Design department, working from pre-designed models whenever possible.
  • Work from storyboards to set up camera angles and character placement for shots.
  • Indicate lighting and texturing appropriate to the art style of the project to create a starting point for background painting.
  • Execute changes and revisions as requested by Supervisor.
  • For establishing shots, organize environments into layer passes which can be used for animation purposes.
  • Learn FCP 3D and background pipeline and procedures.
  • Collaborate with respect, humility, inclusion, and open-mindedness.
  • Must reside in GA or be willing to relocate.
  • Must be able to provide authorization to work in the US.
  • Must be able to provide proof of COVID vaccination and boosters.
  • EOE
Estimated start: January Hourly range: $27-29Apply Now

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