Senior Toon Boom Animator

Animation · Kilkenny , n/a
Department Animation
Employment Type Contract 40 hours per week
Minimum Experience Experienced

Lighthouse Studios is currently seeking a number of highly talented 2D Toon Boom Animators to join us in-house to work on one of our numerous productions!

We are looking for Senior Animators.

As a Senior Animator you will join our international crew working in a fast paced and vibrant environment while based in the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny. Your skill in animation will help establish, reinforce and enhance the production. We look forward to working with you!


The role of Senior Animation Artist is to create final animation in Toon Boom according to a weekly quota.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Study the animation style and brief on the objectives of each scene;
  • Animate assigned number of frames as per quota per week, comprising 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;
  • Address any problems with the Line Producer and Production Co-ordinator;
  • 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 LH (i.e. file naming and storage) according to the production's guidelines;
  • Attendance is required at 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;
  • Experience with Shotgun;
  • Be available on messaging systems and by emails during working hours;
  • Must be willing to relocate to Kilkenny.

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


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  • Location
    Kilkenny , n/a
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Contract 40 hours per week
  • Minimum Experience