FX Supervisor - 2D Animation Series for Warner Bros.

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

Lighthouse Studios is currently seeking a talented and experienced FX Supervisor to work on an exciting new show "Little Ellen" for Warner Bros.! The 2D-animated series Little Ellen finds the talk-show host exploring imaginary lands, making new friends, making mistakes and will include musical numbers as well.


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!

Key responsibilities:


Summary: Lead the creation of final FX animation in Toon Boom according to the production schedule.


  • Perform artistic tasks and use creative problem solving to create desired effects
  • Organise and manage the FX teams work and files efficiently
  • Ensure work is completed on schedule and to production standards for the team
  • Review and approve team tasks and communicate any issues to Production
  • Assist with other production tasks which require Harmony Compositing capability, to help meet production deadlines
  • Follow instructions of the Director to meet creative standard of the production, assigning tasks to your team to maintain the production set targets
  • Communicate progress of your teams work to the Production Manager and Production Coordinator
  • Ensure quality and style of show is consistently achieved in FX animation work and that all notes/retakes are added
  • Support and train junior crew members as needed


Follow exact procedures set by Lighthouse (i.e. file naming and storage) according to the production's guidelines.

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


Key requirements:

  • At least 2+ years of experience as a FX Supervisor
  • Expert knowledge in Toon Boom Harmony is essential
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to communicate well in a fast-paced and creative environment
  • Must possess excellent time management skills with the utmost respect for deadlines
  • Be available on messaging systems and by emails during working hours
  • Must be willing to relocate to Kilkenny


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
  • Employment Type
    Contract 40 hours per week
  • Minimum Experience