FX Artist for The Cuphead Show

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


Lighthouse Studios is currently seeking a talented 2D FX Artist to work on The Cuphead Show for Netflix. As an FX artist 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 classical animation will help establish, reinforce and enhance the series by adding elements like magical dust, water and environmental FX to frames. We look forward to working with you!

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform artistic tasks and use creative problem solving to create desired effects
  • Organize and manage your work and files efficiently 
  • Ensure work is completed on schedule and to production standards 
  • Review workload and communicate any issues to Supervisor 
  • Assist with other production tasks which require Toon Boom Harmony Compositing capability, to help meet production deadlines 

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

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Animation, or equivalent field 
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a production environment in Traditional Animation, Toon Boom Harmony, or Flash, preferred 
  • Demonstrated experience, comprehension and knowledge of classical animation, character animation, and effects animation 
  • Solid drawing skills 
  • Ability to work alongside and communicate with a talented and diverse production team 
  • Drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills 
  • Experience in managing additional production tasks and responsibilities when requested, while maintaining own workload 
  • Effective and professional communication skills 
  • Must be a team player 
  • Must be willing to relocate to Kilkenny

Lighthouse Studios is a growing studio with a truly international crew boasting over 20 different nationalities. We look for people not just based on core skills and experience but those who are willing to jump in and embrace our vibrant and diverse culture.  We 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.

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