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Posted Feb 03
Turner

2D Flash Animation Supervisor

London, United Kingdom Temporary


Would you like to work for a leading global media organisation? Do you have solid animation experience? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

Great Marlborough Production Ltd in association with Cartoon Network Studio Europe are looking for an experienced 2D Flash Animation Supervisor to work on season 6 of THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL (44 x 11 minutes)

In Europe, Middle East and Africa, Turner currently broadcasts 68 channels in 23 languages to 124 countries.

It is headquartered in London and operates local offices across the region.

The brand portfolio includes EMEA’s number one international news brand CNN International as well as Turner’s leading kids brands, Cartoon Network – home of global hit animation series such as The Amazing World of Gumball and Boomerang, featuring timeless classics such as Scooby-Doo, Tom & Jerry and Looney Tunes.

The Animation Supervisor will be responsible for managing a team of 12 animators (most in-house) who will be producing all of the key frame animation for the Series.

They will ensure that their animation is on model and that the performance is consistent across the whole team.

They will also be expected to be heavily involved in daily communication with the out of house studio who will be completing animation (in-between and clean-up).

The nature of the show will mean that the supervisor will need to adapt to a wide variety of stylised & unique characters.

The supervisor should be accustomed to working within tight production schedules and be able to highlight any areas of concern in good time to the production team.

He/She will be responsible for the smooth running of the department and delivery of episodes to schedule and creative standards.

This role reports to Directors and Producers

Responsibilities:
  • Attending weekly technical reviews of episodes, flagging designs needed, advising on technical points that may affect the 2D animation
  • Attending animation briefs with Directors and the 3D Animation Supervisor
  • Working with the Animation Production Manager, breaking down episodes/shots difficulty, estimating workload for each episode/task
  • Assigning scenes to artists, reviewing dailies, following up on directorial comments and providing guidance to animators on staging, pacing and acting
  • Liaising on technical and creative issues with the Supervisors of other departments as well as Directors
  • Briefing and reviewing work from the out of house in-between/clean up team

Requirements

Essential:
  • Knowledge of Flash puppet animation as well as traditional hand drawn animation essential.
  • Experience as a 2D Animation Supervisor on long form television series is required.
  • Experience of working with out of house animation studios would be an advantage.
THIS IS A FIXED TERM CONTRACT
START DATE: March 2017
END DATE: April/May 2018

About us
Great Marlborough Productions Ltd in partnership with Cartoon Network London are the producers of “The Amazing World of Gumball” a mixed-media comedy animation series for children 7 to 11 year old. It has been awarded one Grammy and eight BAFTAS among other recognitions.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoBpC9J2EcbAMprw7YjC93A

If you are interested in this position, please apply before Friday 17th February.

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