Flash Animator

Job Description
The Flash Animator will work directly with the Art Director to create an interactive Flash-based learning environment. Candidate must have expert Flash skills. Responsibilities include animation and illustration of anime-type characters and environments.

Overview of Qualifications
- Extensive experience with Macromedia Flash
- Must be able to adapt to different styles of animation and illustration
- Be responsive to direction and be able to do innovative, quality work
- Be interested in the field of educational software

The Details
- 2-3 years of work experience in web animation
- Must have excellent communication skills
- Must be very comfortable working with programmers in setting up files and building assets for the project
- Must have good understanding of both technical and design aspects of new media projects
- Must be able to take direction from the Art Director to develop a specific look and feel and apply the corporate identity to a variety of products and promotional materials
- Must be on top of the latest trends in Web technologies
- Experience in traditional animation a plus

Skills Required
- Flash MX
- Knowledge of 3-D plug-ins for Flash
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop
- Microsoft Office suite (especially Word and Excel)

Company Description:
PLANETii is a definitive multimedia education site, rethinking worldwide K-12 mathematics learning using the Internet.

PLANETii thrives on its ability to innovate in education. Founded in 2000, PLANETii fuses creative ideas and inventive technologies into cutting-edge products for global math learning.

PLANETii¡¯s offices are currently located in California and Hong Kong. This position will be for our brand new San Jose office.

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
Eligibility: Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Email cover letter, portfolio, and resume to: cadesign@PLANETii.com. Resumes without cover letters or portfolios will not be considered.