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9 Apr 2019

Full-Time Lead Animator

Brown Bag Films – Posted by BBF2019 England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Vacancy Name: Lead Animator
Office Location: Manchester
Type of Position: Full-time Contract

Job Description

The position of Lead Animator requires someone with strong 2D /cut-out animation skills and solid knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony, with experience in a similar supervisory role working on broadcast or film projects.

Key Responsibilities

Work closely with the Animation Director and Animation Supervisor to create high standard of animation for broadcast
Must communicate well and be willing to take notes and direction, under tight deadlines
Actively promote and communicate sound solutions to the technical team and communicate any design issues related to animation.
Maintain and communicate a strong knowledge of innovative production technologies and the capabilities/limitations of these technologies as they relate to project goals.
Mentor and lead by example less experienced artists, providing them with support, guidance and instruction in areas that provide for their artistic and professional growth.
Approve Keys or/and in-betweens as instructed under the guidance of the Animation Director.
Actively participate in team/department meetings, including animation launch.

Key Requirements

Ideally you will have at least 1 years’ experience working as a Lead Animator (or similar position) in either broadcast or feature film work.
Ability to problem solve and predict problems with assigned tasks
Must be comfortable managing a team, with an emphasis on clear communication and follow through.
Task Driven, self-motivated, and proactive
Must be open to direction.
Must demonstrate attention to detail in the finishing of assets and shots.
Strong Knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony and/or Shotgun (or asset tracking systems) is considered a big plus.

Applications are accepted till 21/04. Please, access our website to apply:

Job Categories: 2D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #2D, #LeadAnimator, #ToonBoomHarmony, and Manchester.

Job expires in 21 days.

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