Senior 2D Animator

Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 14 April 2019
Twitter: @scriberian
Job Listing Added: 01 March 2019

We’re looking for a full-time 2D Lead animator with strong illustration and visual communication skills to join us in our studio in King’s Cross.The lead animator is responsible for overseeing projects and ensuring timelines are met. This involves a regular stream of communication both internally - with the producer and other creatives - as well as externally - with clients, freelancers, sound designers and other collaborators.

We produce a wide variety of animations in a diverse range of styles. We work with brands, agencies, universities, charities and NGOs to create simple, informative and engaging animations. No day is the same at Scriberia. You will be working as part of the animation team - storyboarding, designing artwork and bringing animation projects to life through 2D animation, motion graphics and stop-motion.

We're looking for someone who enjoys the challenge of getting to grips with all kinds of content, from groundbreaking DNA research to pet obesity. What unites our work is a passion for visual thinking, compelling storytelling and transforming complex but important stories into engaging animations.

You must be fully proficient in After Effects, Photoshop, Flash and TVPaint. You will bring a strong and diverse portfolio of different animation styles that demonstrates your creative thinking. You will understand the constraints of budget and time and will enjoy the challenge of finding the right approach for each project - be it frame by frame, motion graphics or stop-motion.

What you will bring to Scriberia:

● 3+ years professional animation and idea creation experience.

● A willingness to lead and inspire the team.

● Solid experience in directing projects.

● Great communication skills, internally as well as with clients and collaborators.

● Outstanding team working skills and an ability to lead the team.

● Multitasking & flexibility for juggling many projects at once.

● Creative thinking to produce compelling content.

● Strong frame by frame animation.

● Strong motion graphics work.

● Strong illustration skills.

● An ability to meet deadlines and work to budgets.

● A collaborative approach to problem solving.

● Extensive knowledge of Photoshop, Flash, TVPaint, After Effects (including motion graphics).

Great if you also have:

● Stop-frame animation experience.

● Knowledge of DragonFrame and Illustrator.

● Cinema 4D.

Additional Benefits:

Creative environment, lunch & learn programme, health insurance.

About Scriberia

Based in London, and trusted around the world, Scriberia empowers our clients in the age of visual communication. Through animation, illustration, scribing, graphic facilitation and storytelling, our award-winning team offer a fast, flexible, creative service. With the power of pictures, we enable organisations of all shapes and sizes to define and share ideas, tell stories, align teams and engage new audiences.

How to Apply

How to apply: please send your CV and portfolio to [email protected] by April 14th with ‘Lead Animator - Your Full Name’ in the subject line.