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Head of Animation Full-time | Salaried Rochester, NY

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In 6 short years, Optic Sky has grown to into one of Western Ny’s largest production companies, working with clients all over the nation. To us, the only way to do that is by giving our clients an extraordinary product, and putting as much care into the process as the final deliverable. We always want to do better and better work so we always have something to prove. If you’re into that, keep reading.

Job Description

Here’s the challenge(oh yes, your job starts with a challenge). Optic Sky is known for live action production. Most of our reputation comes from it and yet we have a whole team of animators. We need an extraordinary individual to lead our Animation Department to as much success as our live action crew. We need someone who can develop our team and network while pulling in clients, make those clients feel extraordinarily happy while internally forwarding our team culture, manage the heck out of projects while always having ideas for new ones.

This is a role where you have the chance to grow a team and a reputation. Craft a vision with other members of the leadership team, and execute it. This sound like you?

You know you’re right for the job if you

  • Have leadership experience or training
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have emotional intelligence training
  • Have budgeting experience
  • Have account management experience
  • Have project management experience
  • Have experience in post-production supervision, coordination, or workflow design
  • Have experience as an animator, designer or motion graphics artist
  • Have experience working at an established production or post house
  • Are familiar with the Adobe suite, as well as 3D software
  • Can use both Mac and PC systems
  • Have read every single one of these items and still feel good