Designer

  • 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.We are looking for a DESIGNER to work in our busy Creative team. Previous experience in animation is essential; The ideal candidate would come into this role with a thorough understanding of animation pipelines and workflow.

The role is offered on a full-time, in-house contract basis with an immediate start. The DESIGNER will report to our in-house Art Department Head, and Creative Director. We produce content across a range of animation styles with a well-established CG unit and emerging 2D team. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, organised, able to use their initiative and generally make themselves indispensable in this fast-paced and rewarding environment.

The ideal candidate’s skillset will include:

β€’ A strong and natural sense of design

β€’ Excellent sense of colour and lighting

β€’ Excellent perspective and composition skills

β€’ The ability to create stylised characters, environments, and graphic looks

β€’ Versatility with styles; must be able to adapt, and explore different approaches and methods for the same subject

β€’ The ability to research, explore, and develop the visual style

β€’ The ability to troubleshoot, critique and review, and address notes as per direction

β€’ Experience designing in both 2D and 3D

β€’ Working knowledge of AI or 3D software such as Maya or Sketchup is not necessary but would be considered a bonus

β€’ Expert knowledge of Photoshop with good working practices such as file and layer organisation

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