Creative Assistant

  • Closing date: 07/01/2020
  • Salary: D.O.E
  • Location: In-House
  • Contract Type: Permanent

We have a very exciting and rare opportunity for a talented individual to join our experienced team.

Funko Animation Studios are an awarding winning animation production company based in the heart of Bath; we produce work of the very highest calibre. In recent years Funko has become established as a global pop culture phenomenon; working with Lucas Films, Marvel, Disney, DC Comics, Warner Bros, and Microsoft. The animated content produced at Funko Animation Studios in Bath heralds a new era of original Funko animation.

The role of Creative Assistant is ideally suited to a recent animation graduate and is considered an entry level position. The ideal candidate must have the following attributes:

• Working knowledge of Photoshop plus good drawing skills

• Positive can-do attitude with the willingness to learn new skills and techniques. You will thrive in the fast-paced environment of the studio and make yourself indispensable to the Creative Head of Department

• Working closely with the Art Director (HOD) and with the rest of the design team, you will learn to work to deadlines and how to achieve quality benchmarks for projects. You will take onboard & implement feedback

• Familiarity with other software e.g. After Effects, Illustrator or 3D packages such as Maya are a bonus

Potential tasks the ideal candidate will fulfil:

• Research and reference gathering

• Creating icons, social media banners, graphics for web and print etc

• Based on interests and skill level – create concepts for characters, props and environments alongside the team based on set briefs

• Liaise with the Comp and CG teams to export layers and deliver assets from the design team

• Assist with clean-up of sketches, paintings and matte painting

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK and be able to work full-time, in-house at our studio located in Bath, UK.

START DATE – ASAP

SALARY – D.O.E

CONTRACT – Full-time, in-house