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Animation Timer - Hamster & Gretel (Disney Television Animation)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10003965 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney General Entertainment Content Date posted Jul. 26, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

The main responsibility for the Animation Timer is to ensure that the Director and Executive Producer’s overall creative vision for the timing of the show is understood by the studio producing the animation through completion of timing on the x-sheets (exposure sheets).


  • Receives handout from Timing Supervisor or Director

  • Using the animatic and storyboards as a guide, works out the timing of the dialogue and the overall action

  • Indicates lip assignment

  • Delivers finished x-sheets per scheduled deadline to either the Timing Supervisor or Director


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Animation departments. Experience as an Animator or Director is helpful but not a requirement.

  • Knowledge of Traditional Animation and CG Animation


  • Ability to produce approximately 90-100ft/day (depending on complexity of series)

  • Full understanding of the animation pipeline

  • Working knowledge of Track Read and Animatic for problem solving

  • Ability to point out and identify board adjustment

  • Familiarity with breadth of layout, background and slugging

  • Ability to align with style and sensibility of show

  • Positive attitude with the ability to be flexible

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, e-social skills and acumen


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience

Additional Information:

  • Equal Opportunity Employer--Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

About Disney General Entertainment Content:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business we call Disney General Entertainment Content.

Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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