Animation - Madrid

Crowd Animator

Madrid, Spain Animation - Madrid
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
The Crowd Animator should create high quality animation cycles of 3D characters, to convey emotion, movement, action and personality; according to the style of the feature film.


  • Ability to use acting skills, which bring characters to life, as well as clearly communicate simple ideas without dialog
  • Follow the current artistic and technical methodologies to produce cycles
  • Maintain a consistent level of productivity while meeting deadlines and producing high quality work
  • Prepare animations for current crowd software using our own tools and being responsible for their maintenance
  • Collaborates with other team members, when it’s necessary
  • Follows supervisor’s and lead’s guidance
  • Requirements

  • 2-4 years of professional experience in animation or video games industries
  • At least 2 year of experience in the animation industry is desirable
  • Extensive knowledge of Maya is necessary
  • Understanding of crowd system: agents, behavior, simulation is a plus
  • Ability to work with crowd software is a plus
  • Strong proficiency in English language
  • Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
    Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.

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