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2D Lead Layout Artist (Remote Available)

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

Job Description


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

Job Title:

2D Lead Layout Artist – Photoshop – Toon Boom Harmony

Job Type:

Fixed term Freelance contract

Start date/Duration:

1st November 2021 to end of May/June 2022 (7/8 months)


Hoopla Animation are looking for an experienced Lead Layout Artist 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.

This role requires a person capable of taking care of the creation of the layout files needed for animation in Harmony Database. We feel this is one of the most important roles in our production pipeline in helping to ensure that the animation team remain on schedule.

The successful candidate will: 

  • have a great sense of perspective and composition.
  • have excellent communication skills, high attention to detail and good organisation skills.
  • assist in Layout meetings for each episode and create the layouts shots in Harmony Toon Boom coordinating with all departmental supervisors.
  • be able to collaborate and take direction from the Animation directors in order to problem solve and share information related to the episode to the other departments.
  • be willing to take on constructive feedback.
  • have proficient experience in Photoshop software.
  • have previous work experience as Layout or as a BG artist.
  • experience with Toon Boom Harmony is an advantage.

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