Giant are looking for Storyboard Artists.

Giant Animation Studios are currently looking for Storyboard Artists

Responsibilities
* Create story ideas from script provided.
* Work closely with Director, Head of Story, Art Director, and other members of the production team to develop the cinematography and staging; choosing initial cameraplacement and angles; defining action, camera movement, and character acting
* Pitch sequences to the Director, Producer, Leads, and other members of the production team.
* Convey the essence of story line, scene structure, character emotion, and create action and humor in alignment with the overall direction of the film
* Create drawings to troubleshoot and change sequences throughout the production process
* Solve story and structure problems
Requirements
* Professional experience or outstanding portfolio required
* Ability to work digitally preferred
* Ability to create action and humor expressed through drawing
* Strong drawing skills with a sense of design, appeal, character acting, and composition
* Strong layout and design skills
* Understanding of cinematic scene and dramatic structure
* Ability to work collaboratively and quickly
*Artists must work in Giant Animation Studios, based in Dublin, Ireland
TO APPLY

 

Please send us a C.V. and  link to your portfolio via email: jobs@giant.ie

 

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Monster Entertainment are looking for a lead compositor

Lead Compositor

Job Description: Compositing, FX and grade for 26 x 11 min new children’s animated TV series. Successful candidate will lead a team of two assistant compositors handling all compositing for series and will be required to liaise with director, producer and project manager to maintain delivery of final composited episodes on time, problem solve any FX requirements or compositing issues, and create the final deliverables of each episode for tape to the highest broadcast standards.

Candidates must have previous experience of working on episodic or long format animation for TV or film. Must have ability to work under pressure of tight deadlines as well as being able to problem solve issues that arise. Must have experience of working in teams and instructing others working under their guidance as well as effectively communicating to co-workers in other departments as well as the Director and Producer.

Experience in using After Effects and Flash a must. Knowledge of Premiere, Final Cut and Toon Boom Harmony a bonus.

Please email Keith Feely to apply: keith@monsterentertainment.tv

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Kavaleer are hiring a 2D DIGITAL ANIMATOR TEAM LEAD

2D DIGITAL ANIMATOR TEAM LEAD

Kavaleer Productions are recruiting for a 2D digital animator Team Lead for an upcoming TV series. The project will be animated using CelAction 2D software.  We’re working on multiple high profile projects, so this is a great opportunity.

Job Description:

Experienced 2D Digital Animator for busy animation production studio.

Position Requirements:

• Must have proven 2D character animation experience. Broadcast series experience is preferred.

• Minimum of 2 years experience using CelAction in a paid position is required.

• Experience using Flash, After FX, Toon Boom or Anime Studio a plus.

• The ideal candidate will have Lead Animator experience.

• Must have excellent knowledge of traditional animation principles and the ability to apply them to the digital medium.

• Must be flexible, willing to learn and be a motivated and motivating team player.

• Able to work within a production schedule.

• Must have good interpersonal skills.

• Must be willing to work in-house in our Dublin studio.

This position is an excellent opportunity for highly organized and motivated animator who enjoys being part of an exciting, fast paced animation studio.

Please submit your CV and digital showreel to info@kavaleer.com or upload a CV via our website http://kavaleer.com/jobs/

 

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Flickerpix are hiring a Technical Animator

Flickerpix Animations are looking for a Technical Animator to join our well-established studio in Holywood, Northern Ireland. 
 
We are looking for a creative and energetic individual with strong creative and technical skills, who can help our studio continue to deliver award winning animated content for international clients and broadcasters.
 
The candidate must have:
  • Proficiency in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite and experience working in 3D packages, ideally XSI.
  • A solid understanding of production and post-production processes.
  • Strong IT skills and technical knowledge.
  • Experience working in a production environment for either film or broadcast is preferable. 
For more information on the post, or to forward your CV and examples of your work, please contact talent@flickerpix.com, by Friday 7th June.
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Tickets For Studio Ghibli Classics!

All you Studio Ghibli fans are about to be very happy!  The lovely folks over at the Light House Cinema have been kind enough to give us 2 pairs of tickets for a screening of My Neighbour Totoro  AND another 2 pairs of tickets to Grave of the Fireflies!

If you’re not aware Studio Ghibli’s work check out this trailer and prepare to become a fan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vF_HI9sekes

The dates and times for the screenings are as follows:

My Neighbour Totoro
will be screened Friday 24th of May at 18:45

Grave of the Fireflies
will be screened Friday 24th of May at 20:45
If you would like to be in with a chance of winning these tickets, all you have to do is like the image on Pegbar’s Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/pegbar ) referring to the Studio Ghibli tickets, it looks like this
studio ghibli
That’s it! We will draw names from the list of likes on Thursday the 23rd at 13:00.  Ticket winners will be told how to collect their tickets after the draw on Thursday.
If you don’t win the tickets, not to worry. Both of these great films will be screening for a week at the Light House Cinema in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the release of the Studio Ghibli classics.  Screenings are in Japanese with English subtitles, there will be a special family-friendly dubbed screening of My Neighbour Totoro on Saturday and Grave Of The Fireflies on Sunday afternoon.

Tickets can be purchased at www.lighthousecinema.ie

Best of luck to all entering the competition

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Pegbar Screening this Sunday

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Sunday, May 19, 2013 – 14:00 to 16:30

The Pegbar team are back and this time they have teamed up with Acme Filmworks and AWN.com to bring to us the legendary Animation Show of Shows. Founded in 1998 by Ron Diamond, the Animation Show of Shows is a traveling selection of some of the best animation short films of the year. Join us in Science Gallery this Sunday as we watch some of the best short animations films of 2012 such as, Paperman, Daffy’s Rhapsody, Here and the Great Elsewhere and many, many more. Curated and presented by Ron Diamond.

About Ron Diamond: 

Ron Diamond is the founder and Executive Producer of Acme Filmworks, Inc. and co-founder and President of Animation World Network. He produced the Academy Award-nominated short film Nibbles (2003) and the animated feature film Drawn From Memory (1995). He was also the executive producer of “Drew Carey’s Green Screen Show.” Diamond has lectured at leading animation schools and has served as a juror and guest speaker at numerous film events.

 

Location:
Paccar Theatre, Science Gallery
Admission:
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BCFE Animation Graduate Showcase 2013

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BCFE Animation Graduate Showcase 2013,

Irish Film Institute, Screening 7pm, Wednesday 22nd May 2013.

Graduates involved:

Kieron, Arkins, Niall Byrne, Don Carey, Eoin Coakley, Gavin Hoffman, Adam Kavanagh. Barry Keegan, Mark Kilkelly, JJ McGrath, Erin Overman, Stefanie Reville, Maureen Walshe, & Rachel Wilson.

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Flickerpix are looking for experienced 2D Digital Illustrators and Animators for a number of upcoming productions.

 

Flickerpix are looking for experienced 2D Digital Illustrators and Animators for a number of upcoming productions.

DIGITAL ILLUSTRATORS

- Candidates should have a portfolio showing flexibility in various 2D techniques. Competency in creating background artwork using a painterly approach, with a strong grasp of composition, staging, colour styling and lighting.

- Substantial experience designing props and creating assets in varying styles.

- Experience working in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is essential, preferably on a broadcast series or film production.

- Must work with the Director and Art Director to create Key and Intermediate Backgrounds following the established style, based on conceptual artwork and layout designs.

- Effectively communicate progress, maintain style and quality within the constraints of a production schedule deadline, while adhering to an established pipeline.

2D DIGITAL ANIMATORS

- Candidates must have proven experience of 2D character driven animation. Preferably on broadcast series or film production.

- Experience using Adobe AfterEffects, but candidates with experience in CelAction or Flash will also be considered.

- Candidates will have a thorough understanding of traditional animation principles and a proven ability of applying them to a digital asset-driven medium.

- Must have the ability to take direction to create a character driven performance and adapt to various stylistic approaches.

- Good interpersonal skills. Must work proficiently within the constraints of a production schedule to given deadlines/quotas and have the ability for a fast turnaround on animation revisions issued.

We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates who are residents of Northern Ireland. Due to funding restrictions we are limited in the number of candidates we could consider from outside of NI. Remote work will be considered. Please submit your CV and digital showreel to talent@flickerpix.com. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Due to the diverse nature of the projects, applicants regardless of experience may be asked to complete a test as part of the selection process.

Flickerpix

 

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Sugra Games Looking for Game Artist

Game Artist

Sugra Games is seeking a super talented game artist to work on an exciting
story driven game.

This person must be a superhuman artist who will define all visual aspects of
the game, delivering character art, environment art and user interface styles
right through production under their own guidance, working with the team to
bring their vision to life.

Responsibilities

~ Visionary – Must define all aspects of the artistic vision and style of the
game

~ Character art – Strong understanding of human anatomy

~ Character and other animations – Strong production experience required
here to make sure all game animations shine

~ Creating environment art – Strong understanding of contrast in games

Experience

~ Worked on and completed (essential!) 1 or 2 games

~ Degree or other qualification in art or media

~ Passionate gamer ~ essential

Abilities

~ Ability to make concept art quickly

~ Excellent composition skills – Good understanding of contrast in games

~ Can do user Interface – create suitable colour palettes and filters

~ Expert with at least one digital art tool (e.g. Photoshop)

~ Familiar with game tools – e.g. Cocos2D, UDK, Unity,

~ Familiar with managing libraries of animated assets

~ Strong knowledge of lighting in game environments

~ Team player – helps others, and works together for best results

~ Excellent communicator

About Sugra

Sugra is an indie game company founded by Andrew Deegan in 2013. The
company is fully funded and ready to build its first game. The aim of the
company is to build story driven games for everyone.

Contact us

If you are believe you are the artist we are looking for then email a cover letter,
your C.V. and a link to your portfolio, (or better yet your games!) to Andrew at
the following email.

andrew@sugra-games.com

Start date – 1st of June, for a full time position

Interviewing – 14th May till 1st of June

Sugra-Games-Artists-Wanted

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