Experienced Toon Boom Animators - The Cuphead Show

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

Lighthouse Studios is currently seeking talented and experienced Toon Boom Animators 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 2D Animator 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 Animation team and contribute to the animation process. We look forward to working with you!

 

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


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

 

Key requirements:

 

  • Requires no less than 2 years experience in Animation using Toom Boom, preferably Rigged animation
  • 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 is considered a plus


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
    Animation
  • Employment Type
    Contract 40 hours per week
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level