Jobs: Animation Supervisor-DirectTV


Animation Supervisor-DirectTV

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Category: Marketing
Date Posted: 03/11/2014
Job Reference Code : 1400709-1


DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) is one of the world’sleading providers of digital television entertainment services delivering apremium video experience through state-of-the-art technology, unmatchedprogramming and industry leading customer service to more than 30 millioncustomers in the U.S. and Latin America. In the U.S., DIRECTV offers its 19.4million customers access to more than 170 HD channels and Dolby-Digital® 5.1theater-quality sound, access to exclusive sports programming such as NFLSUNDAY TICKET™, Emmy- award winning technology and higher customer satisfactionthan the leading cable companies for eleven years running. DIRECTV LatinAmerica, through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies in Brazil, Mexico,Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, and other Latin American countries, leads thepay-TV category in technology, programming and service, delivering an unrivaleddigital television experience to more than 10.6 million customers. DIRECTVsports and entertainment properties include three Regional Sports Networks(Northwest, Rocky Mountain and Pittsburgh) as well as a 60 percent interest inGame Show Network. For the most up-to-date information on DIRECTV, please
DIRECTV’s Product Ideation Group is seekingan Animation Supervisor.
The Product Ideation Group is a newlyformed team within Digital Product Strategy, responsible for early stage ideationacross all verticals of DIRECTV. We are chartered with bringing thecustomer early into the process, and driving design thinking for productdevelopment over a long-term horizon. As a newly formed team, it’s anexciting time to join. Not only are we involved in product ideation, wealso play a critical role in developing user experience strategy atDIRECTV.
The Animation Supervisor will support theProduct Ideation group in designing and testing concepts for new and existingdigital products. The ideal candidate possesses a broad range of experience in animation,visual design, and animation techniques. Additionally, this role will assist in overseeing and managing freelancers and new hires as they pertain to animation production.
  • Creating 3D animated graphics forin-house productions.
  • Supervising animators and designers.
  • Consulting on story and design ofproductions.
  • Troubleshooting new technologies andmethodologies as they pertain to production.
  • Creating and maintaining aproduction workflow as it pertains to animation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an interactive orgraphic design discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 2-3 years of animation experience.
  • Exceptional visual design skills.
  • Fluency in 3D animation software.
  • Good communicator who can workcollaboratively.



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