Freelance Builds & Rigging Artist for Cuphead Show

Builds & Rigging · Kilkenny, Ireland
Department Builds & Rigging
Employment Type Freelance
Minimum Experience Experienced


Lighthouse Studios is currently seeking talented and experienced Freelance 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.

You will join the existing Builds & Rigging team and contribute to the building and rigging process. We look forward to working with you!

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

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 and we will be happy to accommodate you as best we can.

Lighthouse Studios HR Department 

+353 (0)56 774 1200

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  • Location
    Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Department
    Builds & Rigging
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience