28 Nov 2018

Full-Time LEAD 2D ANIMATOR

Funko Animation Studios – Posted by Evil CorpAnywhere

Job Description

FUNKO ANIMATION STUDIOS ARE HIRING!

We have a very exciting and rare opportunity for a talented individual to join our experienced team.
Funko Animation Studios are an awarding winning animation production company based in the heart of Bath; we produce work of the very highest calibre. In recent years Funko has become established as a global pop culture phenomenon; working with Lucas Films, Marvel, Disney, DC Comics, Warner Bros, and Microsoft, the animated content produced at Funko Animation Studios in Bath heralds a new era of original Funko animation.

You can find some examples of our work on our website: http://www.evilcorp.tv/work/ And our most recent launch ‘Wetmore Forest’ can be found here: https://www.funko.com/blog/article/june-11-wf-blog-post

We are looking for LEAD 2D ANIMATORS to work in our busy team. Previous experience in animation is essential; The ideal candidate would come into this role with an understanding of animation pipelines and workflow, and will ideally have series experience.
The role is offered on a one-year contract basis with an immediate start. The Lead 2D Animator will report to our in-house Head of Department. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, organised, able to use their initiative and generally make themselves indispensable in this fast-paced and rewarding environment.
The ideal candidate’s skillset will include:
• Knowledge of Adobe Animate
• Strong animation ability
• Skilled drawing ability
• Keen eye for timing
• Previous Series work required
• Ability to manage a team
• Strong communication skills
• Be able to give clear concise feedback to animators
• To able to motivate and encourage
• Basic storyboarding ability
• Setting work/working to tight deadlines
• Positive and enthusiastic
They must also:
• Be able to work in-house at our studios in Bath, UK
• Be able to work as part of a team
• Have previous experience of series work
• Be able to work to tight deadlines
The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, organised, able to use their initiative and generally make themselves indispensable in this fast-paced and rewarding environment.

If you fit this description we’d love to hear from you, please send across you showreel, and a copy of your CV with a suitable cover letter to: [email protected]
*Please note candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to work in-house at our main studio located in central Bath.
If your application does not fulfil the specified criteria, it will be disregarded. NO TIMEWASTERS.
START DATE – ASAP
SALARY – DOE
CONTRACT – 1 YEAR

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Job Categories: 2D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 16 days.

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