Cartoon Saloon are hiring a 2d Animator & Background Artist

Cartoon Saloon are currently recruiting for a 2D character animator for a short film that we are making as part of the Frameworks initiative.
Duties:
-Applicant must be capable of taking the lead position on one of 2 characters on the project.
-Working with the director to create a character driven performance in accordance to character model sheets provided and style of the piece.
-Must be able to work to given deadlines/quotas. Have the ability for fast turnaround on any retakes issued.
-Must be very organized, detail-oriented, and have good communication skills.
Submission requirements:
- All applications to be sent to leop@cartoonsaloon.ie
-Provide a showreel demonstrating a strong understanding of animation principles and performance.
-Applicants proficient in TVPaint preferable
-Ability to work in-house preferred, but not required
As this is specifically a 2D animation position CG reels will not be considered.
This is a full-time position lasting 8-10 weeks
Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Cartoon Saloon are currently looking to recruit a Clean Line Background Artist for Song of the Sea.
The successful candidate will
• be responsible for creation of complex digital Clean Line Backgrounds, following the style established by the Art Director
• work with the Director and Art Director to create Key Backgrounds and Production Backgrounds based on conceptual artwork and location designs
• produce Key Backgrounds and Production Backgrounds according to weekly quota
• be required to work in-house in our studio in Kilkenny Ireland.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role.
Please note that we can only consider applications for candidates within the EU, due to restrictions in place in Ireland.
To apply, send your application along with links to online work to jobs@cartoonsaloon.ie. Please put the job title “Clean Line Background Artist” in the subject heading.

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Internship Opportunity Magpie 6 Media

Internship Opportunity Magpie 6 Media

Magpie 6 Media are looking to fill three spots on our next round of internships. The candidates will gain experience working on an animated series to be broadcast on RTE.

The interns will mainly be involved with scene prep and will learn Anime Studio Pro and elements of Flash. They will also gain experience in working on an international co-production and will see how a production pipeline works.
We are looking for people who are available 10am-6pm for 2-3 days a week from 7th of January until April.

Candidates should be reliable, committed and eager to learn.

Applicants are invited to send a C.V. and cover letter to intern@magpie6media.com

 

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