2D Digital Illustrators and Animators (Northern Ireland)

Posted by | May 14, 2013 | drawn animation

Flickerpix are looking for experienced 2D Digital Illustrators and Animators for a number of upcoming productions.


– Candidates should have a portfolio showing flexibility in various 2D techniques. Competency in creating background artwork using a painterly approach, with a strong grasp of composition, staging, colour styling and lighting.

– Substantial experience designing props and creating assets in varying styles.

– Experience working in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is essential, preferably on a broadcast series or film production.

– Must work with the Director and Art Director to create Key and Intermediate Backgrounds following the established style, based on conceptual artwork and layout designs.

– Effectively communicate progress, maintain style and quality within the constraints of a production schedule deadline, while adhering to an established pipeline.


– Candidates must have proven experience of 2D character driven animation. Preferably on broadcast series or film production.

– Experience using Adobe AfterEffects, but candidates with experience in CelAction or Flash will also be considered.

– Candidates will have a thorough understanding of traditional animation principles and a proven ability of applying them to a digital asset-driven medium.

– Must have the ability to take direction to create a character driven performance and adapt to various stylistic approaches.

– Good interpersonal skills. Must work proficiently within the constraints of a production schedule to given deadlines/quotas and have the ability for a fast turnaround on animation revisions issued.

We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates who are residents of Northern Ireland. Due to funding restrictions we are limited in the number of candidates we could consider from outside of NI. Remote work will be considered. Please submit your CV and digital showreel to [email protected] Only successful candidates will be contacted. Due to the diverse nature of the projects, applicants regardless of experience may be asked to complete a test as part of the selection process.

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6 Responses to “2D Digital Illustrators and Animators (Northern Ireland)”

  1. Comment made by Baheerathan on May 22nd 2013 at 12:56 pm:

    My experience, knowledge and design skills are useful. I have more than 10 years Flash experience and done all kind type of work in Flash .Proficient with Photoshop, Illustrator, AS3, Flash video, After Effects, Maya ,Action script 2, Adobe Creative Suite and web design principles ,and other design packages , capable of delivering organisations design, developing need. An innovative thinker , Creativity, quick learner , meeting deadlines and deliver products to its optimum quality.

    Flash animation script and time line , Design and develop user applications(e Learning ) ,web designing , 2D character animations, Banners adds , Flash Presentations and have good knowledge Action scripts 2/3 . I love to drawing pencil and sketching

     Extensive knowledge of latest Flash software and its derivatives
     In–depth knowledge of software like Flash , Photoshop , Dream weaver , Quest3D .
     Possess excellent drawing and animations skills
     Creative , innovative and resourceful with ability to handle multiple projects
     Extensive knowledge of web production multimedia development and design principles
     Ability to complete assigned projects within limited time frame
     Proficient in HTML, CSS ,XML
     Committed team player with good communications skills
     Detail oriented flexible with excellent organizational skills
     A team player with a positive attitude
     Excellent knowledge of establishing a field of game design

    I have designed and develop 3D interactive applications standalone and online user with 3D max and Quest3D mouse and key board Control.

    Team player, quick learner, positive thinker “I can do” mentality, I have always enjoying working and to be an effective representative of your company.

    I have a full understanding of the full life cycle of a software development project as well as multimedia project
    Please find enclosed a copy of my CV for more information. I look forward to hearing from you.
    Thank you for your time and consideration.
    Best Regards


  2. Comment made by DwinedeVera on Jun 5th 2013 at 12:58 pm:

    10 years experience in Animation Studio…… 2 D and Digital ANIMATOR from cartoon series to console and mobile games……means from disney’s t.v. series to nintendo wii games ex: Batman the brave and the bold, A Boy and his Blob , Barbie and the three Musketeer .and also Bloodrayne: Betrayal Playstation3

  3. Comment made by Martino Scanzani on May 5th 2015 at 2:46 pm:

    Dear recruiter,

    I’m a fresh graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial design.
    Since 2010 I occasionally work as a freelance cartoon artist using the deviantART community plaftorm. This experience allows me to constantly try to improve my skills. I exploit my curious and communicative attitude to try to learn new things everyday so to accomplish the proposed works the best way.
    If interested, please contact me by mail. I’ll provide you CV, Resume and Portfolio.

    Yours sincerely
    Martino Scanzani

  4. Comment made by Matt Deery on May 19th 2015 at 1:46 pm:

    I have an animation degree from University Of Central Lancashire, Preston England. I specialized in script writing and 2D hand drawn animation. I work as a freelance illustrator and also an actor and musician.
    I am always enthusiastic when working individually or as part of a team. I always love working in the developing stage of new projects, working on script writing and story boarding then onto the completion of the projects.
    Please contact me if you need any further information on my CV and portfolio.
    Thank you,
    Matt Deery

  5. Comment made by Nathaniel Boy Mundia on Nov 13th 2015 at 12:25 am:

    Dear Sir/ Madame,

    I’m Nathaniel Mundia would like to apply for 2D Digital Illustrator in your good company. I have 16 years experience both in manual and digital rendering in Philippines. I’m currently employed in a Japanese firm as a Director of Illustration/chief graphic designer. I would like to be a part of building and in putting the company’s aim into actuality.

    Thank you for your kind consideration. God bless and more power.

    Sincerely yours,

    Nathaniel Mundia
    Filipino artist

  6. Comment made by Paul Whittaker on Apr 9th 2016 at 9:33 am:

    Dear Flickerpix,

    I have more than 15 years experience in live action and 3D effects work mainly with LightWave 3D. My website details my full CV. Some productions I have been involved in are as follows:

    I have been involved in CGI animation for several years (freelance):

    Gremlin 2015 Short CGI/Live Action Northern Penguin
    Power Puppets 2014 Children’s series (13 episodes) Northern Visions
    Man-Woman-Love 2012 Short Comedy Foundry Films/BBC
    Missing Link 2010 SF Feature ?
    Penny and Jack 2010 Short Drama Northern Penguin
    Magherafelt 2009 Short Animation Northern Visions
    Mickey B 2008 Short Drama Northern Visions
    Celebrate Belfast 2006-2008 Animated Presentation Belfast City Council
    Speed 2001 Docu-Drama Northern Visions
    Curio 2000 Short Drama Atmos Productions

    Self-taught: LightWave
    3ds max
    DAZ Studio

    I’ve taught 3ds max and LightWave modelling and animation individually and with small groups and I am occasionally requested to solve software and hardware problems for friends and family.

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