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Junior 2D Animator

Usecure  United Kingdom 27 Mar 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Junior 2D Animator

Company: usecure

Location: Remote, United Kingdom

About usecure

usecure is an award-winning and industry-recognised SaaS leader in Human Risk Management (HRM), giving internal IT teams and managed service providers (MSPs) innovative solutions to combat evolving user-focused cybersecurity threats.

Launched in 2017, usecure has built a large customer and partner base who love our products, resulting in usecure being recognised as a “Momentum Leader” in its space by the leading software review site, G2.

With an already amazing team of agile, driven and collaborative people, we’re now looking to expand even further to help support our significant growth trajectory.

The role

We are recruiting for a junior 2D animator position, which would involve assisting with animating monthly videos which educate customers on various aspects of cyber security, through an engaging and fun narrative utilising our established characters.Your focus will be on working on aligated shots and scenes each month to help create 2-3 minute long videos.

Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team to create monthly 2D animations regarding cyber security.
  • Asist with ideas as to how best structure the narrative and storyboards.
  • Design and illustrate merchandise using our characters.
  • Assist with the editing process of each animation.

About you

  • Ability to adapt to the established drawing and animation style within our existing animation library.
  • Previous experience with animating within a team.
  • Ability to work with both frame by frame & rigged 2D animation (we often utilise a mix of the two, depending on the scene requirements).
  • Familiar with the Toon-Boom software, or adaptable to it through previous experience with similar 2D animation softwares, e.g. Adobe Animate, Flash.
  • Ability to keep within model when animating with our established characters.
  • Emphasis on expressive and humorous character performance.
  • Motivated to create an engaging narrative with a light-hearted approach, without sacrificing the learning points of each topic.
  • Have passion regarding the characters and stories you will help create.

Benefits

  • Remote working options
  • 5 days of additional paid annual leave after one year
  • Use flexi-time outside of core office hours
  • Take your birthday off!
  • City centre office in the heart of Manchester
  • Company pension

How to Apply

Click here to Apply for the Junior 2D Animator Job

We offer competitive compensation packages, a collaborative work environment, and opportunities for career growth and advancement.

If you are passionate about character-based 2D animation and thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you!

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