6 Jun 2019

Full-Time Maya Character Animators at Blue-Zoo Animation

Blue Zoo – Posted by admin London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Blue Zoo has a worldwide reputation for expertly crafting characterful CG animation. We pride ourselves on creating work that everyone involved with is immensely proud of, in a studio that cultivates friendship & creativity in a positive environment.

Over the last 19 years our animations have won many awards, including multiple BAFTAs, but that’s just the start – we have big ambitions for the future! So we are expanding the team and looking for super keen & highly creative 3D Animators who share the same passion to join us for the ride!

Maya Character Animator

We are currently hiring 3D Animators for an exciting short-term animation project in our 3D studio, with roles from juniors to leads!

Key Responsibilities

Working as part of a team of animators, communicating between your Team Lead and Director.
Managing your workload and completing the shots allocated to you on time.
Ensuring your work is communicating clearly from blocking through to final animation.
Open to sharing knowledge with team.

Required Skills

Excellent understanding of body mechanics, performance and strong posing.
Strong creative problem solving skills

Personal Skills

Excellent communication skills
Creative problem solving
Highly motivated, organised and diligent
Responsive to taking direction and feedback
Open, approachable and friendly
Team player and good collaborator
Someone who thrives in a studio environment
Ability to work to tight deadlines and keep a cool head under pressure

Required Experience

Minimum 1 years experience, all the way to Lead!

Benefits & perks

Winner of Best Places to Work in TV 2019
Unlimited tea, coffee & breakfast
Many staff social events throughout year
Free beer every Friday!
Subsidised local gym membership (for contracts over 2 months)
Profit participation (for staff who have been in our studio for 2+ years)


Central London studio (Fitzrovia)
Next to Regents Park (lovely for lunchtime in summer!)
Next to 3 tube stations (Regent’s Park, Great Portland St & Warren St)
5 mins from Euston and Marylebone stations
10 min walk from Soho

Start date
27 May 2019
Contract type

Fixed term contract – 2 months


Competitive – depending on experience

Apply here: https://jobs.blue-zoo.co.uk/vacancy/details/111/maya-character-animator/

Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 31 days.

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