Toon Boom Animator for Graphic Novel Memoir

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

Lighthouse Studios is delighted to be starting work on an exciting new animated special for a major SVOD. It is a unique and true story and based on a highly successful graphic novel.  We are currently seeking to hire experienced Toon Boom Animators to join our team in Kilkenny. 


Key responsibilities:

 

  • Study the animation style and Animation Supervisor’s brief on the objectives of each scene;
  • Animate assigned number of frames as per quota per week, comprising multiple passes and approval by your Animation Supervisor/Lead and Animation Director. Please note that quota can vary depending on difficulty and complexity of the assigned scene, which will be assessed by Production and Supervisor;
  • Follow instructions of Animation Supervisor/Lead and Production Manager to meet creative standard and production deadlines;
  • Address any problems with the Animation Supervisor, Production Manager and Production Coordinator;
  • Communicate progress of work to the Animation Supervisor, Production Manager and Production Coordinator;
  • Ensure quality and style of show is consistently achieved in animation work and that all notes/retakes are added;
  • Occasionally supporting junior crew members per supervisor's request;
  • 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 Animation Director and Production Team;
  • Address any problems with the Animation Supervisor or Animation Lead;
  • Review messages on messaging systems and emails during working hours.

 

Key requirements:


  • Advanced knowledge in Toonboom Harmony;
  • Requires to have no less than 2-5 years’ 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.

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