7 Aug 2019

Full-Time CelAction Animator (with Rigging Experience)

Cloth Cat Animation – Posted by Cloth Cat Animation Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Job Description

Calling all animation creatives! We are looking for a 2D CelAction Animator with some rigging experience to join us at Cloth Cat. This is a great opportunity to be a part of our busy, vibrant team working in-house at our central Cardiff studio on an exciting new project.

What we are looking for in you:

A motivated individual with a passion for animation, able to bring a character to life, demonstrating great character acting skills and animation fundamentals. We are looking for someone to join us early in the pre-production period of a new project, taking on responsibilities in asset building and rigging as well as animation.

Generally Required Skills

Animation series production experience
Able to adhere to strict deadlines and a production schedule
Good communication skills
Able to work efficiently independently and as part of a team
Proactive and open to direction
A good eye for detail

Desirable Skills

Rigging in CelAction
Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
Experience using Spine*
Experience of production coordination and direct client communication

*Prior knowledge of Spine is a plus, but not essential; for the right candidate there may be training opportunities available.


Ideally, candidates will have proven production experience on at least one full broadcast series.

Project Start and End

August 2019 to March 2020


Cardiff is a fun, energetic and vibrant city with lots to see and do. Whether you’re into sport, live music, arts, food or exploring the coast, mountains, castles or the countryside, Cardiff has something for everyone.

Life drawing classes and our famous in-house art challenges, as well as inspiring events like Cardiff Animation Festival and Animation Nights, cinema, music festivals, food events and eateries to cater to all tastes, we are ideally situated in a thriving creative community and we love to be able to continue to welcome people to Cloth Cat and Cardiff.

What we need from you

This is an in-house position only, any remote applicants will not be considered for this role.

If not from the EU, candidates must have a full work visa for the entirety of the contract.

Email your job application to jobs@clothcatanimation.com with the subject line: Job Application – 2D CelAction Animator (with Rigging Experience)

Please include attachments or links to your latest CV, showreel and online portfolio if available.

Please note we aim to respond to applications as soon as possible, but responses may take longer due to the high volume of applications.

Job Categories: 2D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #2D, animation, Animator, celaction, illustrator, Rigger, Rigging, and spine.

Job expires in 19 days.

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