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20 Jul 2020

Freelance Toonboom Puppet Animator

EssenceCartoon – Posted by essencecartoon Anywhere

Job Description

EssenceCartoon Studio is currently seeking talented 2D Toon Boom Puppet Animators to join as a permanent team member within the studio!

Your skill in animation will help establish, reinforce and enhance the production. We look forward to working with you!


The role of 2D Puppet Animator is to create final character animations in Toon Boom within the pipeline of production.

Key Responsibilities:
• Study the animation style and brief on the objectives of each scene;
• Animate assigned number of scene per budgeted time for the week. Comprising of multiple passes and approval by your Director/Creative Lead. Please note that quota can vary depending on difficulty and complexity of the assigned scene and show, which will be assessed by the Director/Creative Lead;
• Follow instructions of the Director to meet creative standard and production deadlines;
• Communicate progress of work to the Production Co-ordinator and Line Producer;
• Ensure quality and style of show is consistently achieved in animation work and that all notes/retakes are added;
• Follow exact procedures set by Production manager (i.e. file naming and storage) according to the production’s guidelines;
• Attendance is required at project meetings when requested by the Production Co-ordinator and Line Producer;
• Review messages on messaging systems and emails during working hours.

Key requirements:
• Advanced knowledge in Toonboom Harmony;
• Requires to have no less than 5 years of experience in Animation for television or feature film and/or a portfolio displaying the required skills;
• Experience in cut-out animation using Toon Boom rigs;
• Strong understanding of traditional 2D animation principles;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work;
• Attention to details and problem-solving skills;
• Be available on messaging systems and by emails during working hours;

This list is not exhaustive and might be complemented by reasonable and related tasks that are requested of you

Job Categories: 2D Animation. Job Types: Freelance. Job Tags: Animator, character animator, and ToonBoom.

Job expires in 9 days.

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