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Animation Director

We are recruiting for the position of Animation Director for our 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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Job Details



Job Title

Animation Director


Manchester, United Kingdom




1 year



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