WE ARE HIRING


We’re always looking for new talent to add to our award-winning team of passionate and talented animation professionals. At Triggerfish, we strive to create the best opportunities for your creativity and technical skills to flourish and develop, in an environment that is both challenging and enabling.

We're currently hiring for the following positions:

VFX Artist


Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Senior and Junior VFX artists with experience in creating solutions for complex and aesthetically pleasing effects with a particular emphasis on fluids, but also hair, fur and cloth.

Previs Animation Artist


Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Senior and Junior 3d Animators with experience in interpreting storyboards into 3d previz animation, including placement of cameras in 3d space, basic posing and timing of characters with low res rigged characters and sets. Essential to have a strong understanding of camera usage and composition to achieve the intention of the storyboards.

Character Modeler


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.

Production Manager


Working under the Line Producer, this role is responsible to facilitate the smooth running of all the phases of an animated feature film production. This person will establish and maintain the broad scale schedules, workflows and decisions around the planning of departments and functioning of the studio, whilst overseeing the Production Coordinators, handling delegation of key tasks and assisting with troubleshooting of schedule and planning related issues.

Character Supervisor


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

Set Modeler


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

Rigging Artist


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

Animation Director


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

Assistant Editor


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

Rig-testing Animator


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

Internship


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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