16 Aug 2019

Full-Time Assistant Director (UK only)

Funko Animation Studios – Posted by Funko Animation Bath, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Please note candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to work inhouse at our main studio located in central Bath. If your application does not fulfil the specified criteria, it will be disregarded. NO TIMEWASTERS.

We are looking for an Assistant Director to work alongside our Directors in our Creative and Design department. They will have the opportunity to learn all the tricks of the trade, with the end goal to work their way up to become a fully-fledged Director in their own right.

Main responsibilities we are looking for the Assistant Director to undertake are as follows:
• Helping to come up with exciting ideas and narratives for jobs
• Storyboarding
• Gathering reference material to help direct the modelling and lighting team
• Finding specific reference material for any effects that need to be created by the Compositing /CG team
• Directing animators

What we are looking for in our candidates:
• A strong interest in storytelling, film language and animation design
• Have directed a short-animated film
• Be an excellent communicator
• Have strong drawing skills
• Experience in directing a team preferred but not essential
• An understanding of the animation pipeline and workflow
• Experience in CG a bonus but not essential • A proven career history in a similar role
• 3 to 5 years minimum work experience in the Animation industry.
This role is NOT suitable for a recent graduate

If you fit this description we’d love to hear from you, please send across you showreel, and a copy of your CV with a suitable cover letter to: FASjobs@funko.com


Job Categories: General. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: concepts, creative, and Directing.

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