Animator, London

Reports to
Senior Animation Producer
Salary band
£35,000 to £40,000 DOE + 8% Pension
Location
London
Closing date
28th April 2019

Casual Films is an animation and film production group based in London, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.  For the past two years we’ve been voted the top corporate production company in the UK in Televisual Magazine because of the creative quality of our work.

Our staff tell us they enjoy working at Casual because of the ownership they have over their projects, the flexible working and their fast career progression.  We have an in-house team of 40 people and support a strong social and friendly culture with a great work life balance.

We specialise in branded video content and corporate film for a wide range of clients.  With a vastly experienced internal team we pride ourselves on producing innovative, effective and engaging video better than anyone else.  

To get a flavour of the work we produce, check out our showreel:

https://vimeo.com/203340649

The Role 

We are looking for an animator to join our London post production team.

As an Animator at Casual Films, you will be responsible for the quality of the animations you work on, their stylistic approach and their timely delivery.

We are looking for a highly creative individual who, working alongside our producer, creative and audio teams, will be instrumental in developing engaging solutions to our clients’ needs.

You will be working as part of a team on animations for project duration from initial creative discussions, interpreting briefs and storyboarding, all the way through to animation and final delivery.

The candidate will have a strong sense of design and illustration, with an outstanding showreel demonstrating a variety of animation- styles, as well as an in-depth understanding of adobe creative suite and their respective workflows. We predominantly work in 2D and motion graphics but 3D or interactive experience, while not essential, is a bonus.

You will be joining our London team alongside another in-house animator and our freelance animators.  Our animation department is small but growing and we are looking for someone help shape our team, who is looking to push themselves creatively.

Essentials

  • At least three years' experience of working in an animation or motion graphics role.
  • Proven track record in creating animation of exceptional quality, on brief and on time, and in a variety of styles
  • Be familiar and confident using the Adobe creative suite; After Effects, Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign with an understanding of rendering and encoding.
  • Confident at communicating ideas and discussing feedback with both producers and clients.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Proven excellent interpersonal skills

What You’ll Actually Do

  • Work on a variety of projects for clients both big and small, from initial pitch stages all the way through to final delivery.
  • Work with creative teams to develop concepts and ideas.
  • Design and illustrate to create style frames.
  • Develop visuals narratives and storyboards.
  • Animate across a variety of styles including 2D, motion graphics and character.

Benefits

  • 25 paid days holiday + bank holidays
  • Optional winter sabbaticals
  • Fully stocked kitchen, including free fruit
  • Monthly team breakfasts
  • Friday drinks
  • VR evenings
  • Department appropriate training and skills development offered

Please Complete the below Application Form and Apply by clicking SUBMIT