Primal Screen is an award-winning design, animation and experience studio located in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward. Bringing great things to screens since 1995, we are home to a talented group of designers, animators and developers who create delightful content for our clients in the film, broadcast, online, education, environmental and gaming industries.

Position Description

Primal Screen is seeking 3D character animators with 2+ years professional experience for an unnamed animated broadcast special. These animators will be bringing characters to life, creating entertaining and emotionally-driven performances and infusing characters with believable personalities.

This is a project-based opportunity at Primal Screen’s studio in Atlanta. No relocation provided. Candidates must be available from Oct/Nov 2019 through March 2020.

Basic Qualifications

  • Professional animation production experience
  • Understanding of the entire animation process
  • Proficiency in Autodesk Maya
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy, weight, locomotion, appeal
  • Thorough understanding of animation acting
  • Strong communication, documentation and team-relationship skills
  • Ability to solve problems alone and in team environment

Essential Tools

  • Autodesk Maya
  • Shotgun


  • To be considered: include your resume, demo reel/portfolio link (and password, if needed), and demo reel breakdown (or, alternatively, a written detailed breakdown/contribution) with your application.
  • Your demo reel and breakdown should include both character and camera layout/animation to be considered.
  • Must be local to Atlanta (no relocation provided)
  • Must be available from October/November 2019 through March 2020

Job type

Temporary/Project-Basis Full Time Employment