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23 Nov 2020

Freelance 2D Animator TV Series

Fourth Wall Animation – Posted by joe.moroney Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Fourth Wall are looking for talented 2D Animators to be an essential part of our amazing storytelling 2D animation team. We’re a brand-new Liverpool-based animation studio (UK) working on an
exciting 52 x 11’ 2D animated pre-school series, created in Toon Boom Harmony.

You will work closely with Lead and Senior Animators, producing story driven animation efficiently on budget and within tight schedules. Successful candidates will be comfortable in a busy creative environment and take direction from Directors and Lead Animators, as well as collaborate and communicate with their team.

Responsibilities

  • As a 2D Animator, you will be reporting to your Animation team lead, and primarily working on the storytelling of your shots.
  • Use Harmony Character rigs to effectively Key pose your assigned shots for approval, before creating breakdown and in-between passes.
  • Working closely with your team lead, you will take direction and constructive feedback and criticism to positively impact your work.
  • Working collaboratively with team members to ensure animations adhere to the approved style, themes and vision of the Director from keys through to the final animation.
  • Adhering to Production schedules and being responsible for shots and sequences through to completion.
  • Ensuring first-rate work is completed to tight schedules

Qualifications/requirements

  • Minimum 2+ years’ experience working as a 2D Animator.
  • Excellent understanding of traditional 2D animation principles.
  • An Understanding of body mechanics, both human and animal.
  • To be self-motivated and with a desire to learn.
  • Good communication skills with evidenced ability to manage time and meet deadlines.
  • Proactive approach to work and problem solving.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Toon Boom Harmony cut out animation, and a good understanding of using rigs.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a fast-paced, growing team.
  • Applicants need to be UK-based.
  • Due to the ongoing pandemic, a good/reliable internet connection is required for some remote working.

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    How to Apply

    For more information or to apply, please send your CV/portfolio/reels to james.macaulay@fourth-wall.com and please include your current notice period. If appropriate, please confirm that any relevant work permits, or visas, are valid and up to date.

    Job Categories: 2D Animator. Job Types: Freelance. Job Tags: #2D, #2D #3D, #2DAnimation #AfterEffects #Harmony #SemiRealistic, #2Danimationjobs, #2DProduction, and 2D.

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