On-Call Animator - Contractor pool


Contract Position


This job is for an on-call Animator who will work remotely and collaborate with the Designers and Editors at Udacity to create animated course and marketing content using software such as After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop. The position requires strong animation skills, the ability to follow storyboards and production scripts, and effective communication with the project team.

What you'll do

  • Creating animated 2D or 3D animations videos using After Effects
  • Creating assets in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Character or diagram animations with 3D software or plugins, such as C4D, Maya, Blender, 3DS Max, and Element 3D
  • Essential Graphics
  • Following storyboards & production scripts and providing feedback on ways to improve
  • Communicating frequently with the project team via Slack & email
  • Receiving and incorporating feedback at various points in the process
  • Organizing assets (designs, videos, etc) in a Udacity standard file structure
  • Working as part of a team and taking direction from senior animators, producers, and content designers


  • Minimum 2 years experience with After Effects
  • Familiarity with Premiere Pro, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Familiarity with shape layer animation
  • Experience with layout and typography
  • A good eye for spacing/timing and design and the ability to follow a style guide
  • Access to Adobe Creative Cloud
  • A track record of working successfully remotely
  • System requirements: Windows 7,8,10/ Mac OS, Minimum 16GB RAM, Dedicated GPU with minimum 4GB


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San Francisco Bay Area (Remote)

Contract Length



The compensation for this position is not listed.


after effects premiere pro illustrator photoshop c4d maya blender 3ds max element 3d

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