Animator Job Description

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Animator responsibilities

  • Reading scripts and storylines to understand animation requirements
  • Preparing presentations with raw designs to customers
  • Developing storyboards for the initial stages of production

Animator Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a creative Animator to develop excellent visual frames with 2D/3D or other techniques. Your work will give life to storylines and characters in films, games or videos.

Animators possess a creative eye and artistic aptitude. They can easily turn a script or a concept into an impressive computer-generated animation. To excel in this role, you must be highly skilled in CGI software and storytelling.


  • Read scripts and storylines to understand animation requirements
  • Prepare presentations with raw designs to customers
  • Develop storyboards for the initial stages of production
  • Create models, drawings and illustrations by hand or electronically
  • Join images with background graphics and special effects
  • Ensure synchronization of frames and audio
  • Participate in editing process
  • Direct the work of animation assistants
  • Collaborate with production crew (designers, directors etc.)


  • Proven experience as animator
  • Knowledge of 2D/3D, stop motion and computer-generated animation
  • Experience in project management
  • Proficient in CGI software (Photoshop, 3ds Max, Maya etc.)
  • A creative storyteller with presentation abilities
  • Comfortable working with deadlines and budget restrictions
  • Teamwork and excellent communication skills
  • Degree in computer animation, 3D/graphic design, fine arts or relevant field

Animator Job Description Examples

Sr Technical Animator - Games • Aquent

Location:REMOTE - USAJob Terms...Temp-to-PermSalary:$145,000 - 150,000Start date:07/25/2022Posted By:Stephen Charles-KendallDate:06/02/2022Job Description:

Senior Technical Animator - REMOTEWe are an incredibly talented group of senior and principal game developers with an average industry experience of 20 years. We re looking for a Senior Technical Animator to join our company an...

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Mid - Sr 3D Animator • Vitamin T


This is a f/t ongoing freelance assignment...

Aquent Studios x Adobe is a custom-built creative agency partnership that provides scalability with world-class talent to Adobe s in-house studio and web team. This collaboration creates exciting opportunities to work with Aquent Studios and impact millions of customers, showcasing Adobe s products via innovative storytelling and unique v...

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Senior Animator  • Robot Entertainment

Robot Entertainment is an independent game studio founded in 2009, best known for creating the Orcs Must Die! franchise. We’re looking for an experienced Senior Animator to work on an unannounced project set in a vibrant, stylized, fantasy world, ...

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Animator •

A creative agency on the forefront of web 3.0 is looking for an experienced animator with illustration and graphic design skills. This individual will have experience creating animations with distinctive visual style while being proactive when meeting deadlines.

Animator Job Responsibilities...• Animates characters, props, vehicles, and other illustrations, as well as actions based on storybo...

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