Animation Director (Contract)

Brown Bag Films
2017-10-10 15:03:03
Location: Manchester, UKURL: http:// Summary of the role:Brown Bag Films is recruiting for the position of Animation Director for its 2D Animation Studio in Manchester.
Working in a busy creative environment, the successful candidate will work on a new, high profile, pre-school series for a global children’s channel.

The series is being created in Toon Boom Harmony.

Key Areas of responsibilities:

Establish and approve key character animation and animation bible for the series with the Director and animation team
Ensure a high standard of animation is maintained throughout the production
Write scene by scene animation notes for each episode
Review animation passes from the internal and external teams and write notes and responses to push animation to the desired standard
Work closely with the Director to understand overall storytelling and humour of the show
Work closely with the animation teams to improve each delivery and in turn reduce retakes as production proceeds.

Person Specification/Requirements

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in directing animation for series or long-form animation productions
Clear communication skills
Must be very detailed oriented and organised
Must be passionate about character animation and acting

The series will be animated in ToonBoom Harmony.
We will run training sessions for successful applicants not experienced in ToonBoom.

Please show broadcast and production credits and referees on your application letter / CV.

Contract Type: Fixed Term


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