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2D Animator (Remote Available)

Hoopla Animation Fixed-Term  Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom 16 Sep 2021

Job Description

Job Title:

2D character animator (Mid to Lead levels only)


Manchester city centre (UK) All roles are available remotely if desired

Job Type:

Fixed term Freelance contract

Start date/Duration:

15th November 2021 to end of June 2022 (8 months)


Hoopla is looking for 2D character animators to join our talented team for production of Series 5 of the hit Milkshake! TV series, ‘Daisy & Ollie.’ The new series will bring the show up to a total of 130x 7-minute episodes.

We are looking for mid-to-lead level animators who are confident to work with little supervision as the schedule is face paced. You will have the option to work in our Manchester based studio or remotely if preferred. International applications will be considered although we are keen to secure as many UK based animators as possible to benefit from the UK’s Animation Tax Credit scheme.

The show has an established style, and we may send an animation tests to shortlisted applicants in order to make our final decision.


The successful candidate will:

  • MUST Have experience with Toon Boom Harmony animation.
  • Have experience in similar animation roles for broadcast or film.
  • Have excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Work closely with the Animation Director and the animation team, be willing to take notes and direction, and hit the scheduled deadlines while meeting high quality animation standards.

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