- 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:
• A strong and natural sense of design
• Excellent sense of colour and lighting
• Excellent perspective and composition skills
• The ability to create stylised characters, environments, and graphic looks
• Versatility with styles; must be able to adapt, and explore different approaches and methods for the same subject
• The ability to research, explore, and develop the visual style
• The ability to troubleshoot, critique and review, and address notes as per direction
• Experience designing in both 2D and 3D
• Working knowledge of AI or 3D software such as Maya or Sketchup is not necessary but would be considered a bonus
• 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