Experienced Builds & Rigging Artist for The Cuphead Show

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

Lighthouse Studios is currently seeking talented and experienced Builds & Rigging Artists to work on The Cuphead Show for Netflix! The 2D-animated series The Cuphead Show is based on the wildly popular video game Cuphead that was a global hit thanks to, amongst many things, its inimitable art style.

As a Builds & Rigging Artist you will join our international crew working in a fast paced and vibrant environment while based in the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny. You will join the existing Builds & Rigging team and contribute to the building and rigging process. We look forward to working with you!


Why you should work here

Working at Lighthouse means that you are dedicated to our shared cause of producing animated content of the highest possible quality for a global audience. This means that you can rest assured that the projects you work on at Lighthouse will be ones that you can be truly proud of.

Working at Lighthouse will give you the opportunity to not only learn from some of the most talented individuals in the industry, but also discover new cultures and new ways of working. In addition to learning from your colleagues, you also have the opportunity to partake in our in-house learning and development programme, so you can be sure that your time at Lighthouse will be beneficial for you not only now but for years to come.

Of course, we also have many other benefits such as a pension plan, employee assistance programme, health and wellness benefits, regular crew parties and much more!

Lighthouse Studios are an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and Inclusion are core to who we are, and we recognise the great value each one of us brings to the team. If you require an accommodation due to a disability with your application or interview process, please email HR@lighthousestudios.ie and we will be happy to accommodate you as best we can.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build and rig, in Toon Boom Harmony, main and secondary characters, props and environmental elements
  • Identify problems in designs and provide well thought out solutions
  • Work closely with Series Director, Department Supervisor, Animation supervisor and Animation department 
  • Ensure assets match the design and are suitable to be animated in Toon Boom Harmony
  • Responsible for delivery of rigs according to deadlines and delivery requirements ( e.g. naming conventions)
  • Make sure work is completed and delivered as per schedule

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

Key requirements:

  • Perfect knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony software version 15+
  • Knowledge on how to set up rigs to work with Master Controllers
  • Working experience with Toon Boom Harmony software is considered a strong asset
  • 3 years + experience in animation is desired
  • Problem solving skills - demonstrable examples
  • Working experience in how animators use ToonBoom Harmony is a must
  • The ideal candidate would have strong drawing skills
  • Must have strong attention to detail

About Lighthouse Studios

Lighthouse Studios first burst on to the animation scene in 2017 with one promise – to always deliver the highest possible quality in visual storytelling. Since then, we have been making good on that promise, working with the likes of content giants Amazon, Netflix and Cinesite to produce world-class 2D animations for audiences across the globe.

Based in the neo-gothic Kieran’s College in medieval Kilkenny, our studio is a real melting pot of different talents, cultures and personalities. With over 150 crew members from around the world all driven towards the same goal, our creative projects are always hugely ambitious and yet fun to work on.

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