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Brown Bag Films Recruiting Lead FX Artist, CG Generalist, Lead Texture Artist, Producer,Director Of Production, Sales and Administration Assistant, Post Production Co-ordinator & Storyboard Revisionist

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Lead FX Artist (Contract)

Description

Job Title: Lead Fx Artist
Reporting To: Production Manager
Supervised By: Vfx Supervisor, 3d Supervisor

Summary Of The Role:

The Position Of Lead Fx Artist Requires Someone With A Thorough Knowledge Of 3d Software And Its Application Of 3d Effects Such As Particles, Fluids, Dynamic Collisions And Fracturing.
Successful Applicants Will Have Excellent Communication Skills, Attention To Detail, And The Ability To Work Collaboratively With Multiple Tasks In A Fast Paced Production.
They Will Have A Well-developed ‘eye’, A Good Working Knowledge Of Effects Design For Stylised Animation As Well As A Solid Technical Grounding In Maya. They Will Be Expected To Contribute To The Brownbag’s Fx Pipeline.

Key Areas Of Responsibilities:

Establish Key Fx Set-ups For Episodes Working Closely With The Art Director/ep Director/3d Supervisor To Set The Required Look.
Create Re-usable Fx Assets Ensuring They Adhere To Fx Pipeline And Meet The Show’s Visual Requirements Of The Both The Art Director And Ep Director.
Create Asset Launch Notes For External Fx Assets Via Shotgun.
Complete Retake Notes On Shot’s Fx Submissions Via Shotgun.
Work With The Vfx Supervisor To Ensure The Project’s Fx Pipeline Is Reliable And Economical And Is Adhered To Throughout Production.
Provide Regular Progress Updates To Production Manager And 3d Supervisor On Any Technical/workflow Bottlenecks Within The Fx Schedule.
Supervise The Quality Control (Both Technically And Visually) Of The External Asset Assignments And Ensure The Outsource Partner Has Clear Direction From A Fx And Shading Perspective.
Define, Document And Communicate Standards And Techniques For Fx That Maximizes Efficiency And Ensures A Consistent Quality Under The Technical Specifications Of The Project.
Provide Leadership And Support For The In-house And External Fx Teams, Both Creatively And Technically, To Facilitate The Completion Of Fx Assignments On Schedule.
Collaborate With The 3d & Vfx Supervisor To Make Requests For Studio Pipeline Tool Enhancements
Train Junior Fx Artists On The Project.

Person Specification/Requirements

Must Have At Least 5 Years’ Experience Working As A Vfx Artist (Or Similar Position) In Either Broadcast Or Feature Film Work.
Must Be Comfortable With Outsource Management With An Emphasis On Clear Communication And Follow Through.
Must Have An Excellent Working Knowledge Of Fx In Maya And/or Houdini.
Must Have A Good Understanding Of Maya Dynamics And Particle Systems.
Knowledge Of Other Programs Such As Realflow, Nuke X Particles, Fume, After Fx, Naiad Will Be Considered
Must Have A Good “eye” And A Thorough Understanding Of Light, Color, Contrast, Shading, And Fx Design.
Task Driven, Self-motivated, And Proactive
Must Be Open To Direction.
Must Demonstrate Attention To Detail In The Finishing Of Fx In Shots.
Knowledge Of Python (And/or Mel) Is Considered A Big Plus.
Experience With Shotgun (Or Asset Tracking Systems) Is Considered A Big Plus.
Experience In Cg Effects Pipeline Development A Big Plus.
Ability To Train Junior Artists On The Project
Ability To Work Collaboratively With Multiple Tasks In A Fast Paced Production.
Please Provide Showreel

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CG Generalist (Contract)

Description

Summary Of The Role:

The Position Of The Cg Generalist Is A Diverse Role And Requires Someone With A General Knowledge Of 3d Software And Its Application To The Various Stages Of The Animation Pipeline Such As Modelling, Texturing, Look Development Etc. Successful Applicants Will Have A Solid Grounding In Maya And Should Be Comfortable With The Technical Aspects Of Cg Animation As Well As The Artistic Aspect.

Key Areas Of Responsibilities:

Responsible For A Range Of 3d Tasks Which May Include Texturing, Shading And Modelling Etc.
Create Set And Prop Assets Which Are Optimized And Economical, Meet Art Director’s Requirements And Adhere To Project’s Pipeline.
Works Under The 3d Supervisor To Trouble Shoot Various Areas Of The Project’s Pipeline When Required.
Complete Various Tasks On Assets As Assigned By Production Management.
Create Technical ‘asset Launch Notes’ For External Assets Via Shotgun If Required.

Requirements

Thorough Knowledge Of The Cg Animation Process
Comfortable With The More Technical Aspects Of Cg Asset Build.
Extensive Experience In Maya.
Must Have A Well-developed Artistic “eye”.
Personal Specification

Task Driven,
Self-motivated
Proactive
Must Be Open To Direction.
Ability To Work Collaboratively With Multiple Tasks In A Fast Paced Production.
Please Provide Show Reel

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Lead Texture Artist (Contract)

Description

Summary Of The Role:

The Position Of Lead Texture Artist Requires Someone With A Thorough Knowledge Of 3d Software, With Several Years Of Experience In A Similar Supervisory Role Working On Broadcast Or Film Projects.

Successful Applicants Will Have Excellent Communication Skills, Attention To Detail, And The Ability To Work Collaboratively With Multiple Tasks In A Fast Paced Production. They Will Have A Well-developed ‘eye’ And Excellent Working Knowledge Of Colour, Art And Design.

Key Areas Of Responsibilities:

Create Texture Maps For Locations And Characters Working Closely With Art Director To Set The Required Look.
Ability To Work On A Broad Variety Of Show Styles Creating Photo Real And Stylised Texture Maps As Required.
Work With The 3d Supervisor To Ensure The Project’s Texturing Pipeline Is Reliable And Economical And Is Adhered To Throughout Production.
Create Efficient/optimal Uv Layout For Texture Painting.
Approve Or Complete Retake Notes On Cg Asset’s Texturing Submissions Via Shotgun When Required.
Create Colour/texture Keys For Asset Development.
Provide Regular Progress Updates To Production Manager And 3d Supervisor On Any Technical/workflow Bottlenecks Within The Texturing Schedule.
Working With The Art Director – Supervise The Quality Control (Both Technically And Visually) Of The External Asset Assignments And Ensure The Outsource Partner Has Clear Direction From A Look/texturing Perspective.
Define, Document And Communicate Standards And Techniques For Texturing That Maximizes Efficiency And Ensures A Consistent Quality Under The Technical Specifications Of The Project.
Provide Leadership And Support For The In-house And External Texturing Teams, Both Creatively And Technically, To Facilitate The Completion Of Texturing Assignments On Schedule.
Collaborate With The 3d Supervisor To Make Requests For Studio Pipeline Tool Enhancements As They Relate To Look Development.
Train Junior Texture Artists On The Project

Person Specification/Requirements

Must Have At Least 4 Years’ Experience Working As A Look Development Artist (Or Similar Position) In Either Broadcast Or Feature Film Work.
Must Be Comfortable With Outsource Management With An Emphasis On Clear Communication And Follow Through.
Must Have An Excellent Working Knowledge Of Texturing In Maya.
Must Have A Working Knowledge Of An Industry 3d Paint Program.
Solid Understanding Of Shading And Surfacing Of Materials Using Mental Ray Shaders (Preferably Bbf’s Shading Suite) Is Required.
Must Have A Good “eye” And A Thorough Understanding Of Light, Color, Contrast, Shading, And Texturing Design.
Task Driven, Self-motivated, And Proactive
Must Be Open To Direction.
Must Demonstrate Attention To Detail In Texture Work.
Experience With Shotgun (Or Asset Tracking Systems) Is Considered A Big Plus.
Experience In Texturing/look Pipeline Development A Big Plus.
Ability To Train Junior Artists On The Project

Please Include Your Showreel With Your Application

Salary
Doe

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Producer (Contract)

Description

Summary Of The Role:

Working In A Busy Creative Environment, The Producer Is Responsible For Producing A High Profile 52 Episode X 11 Minute Series In Computer Animation. The Role Involves Managing An In House Team As Well As Being Responsible For A Series Budget.

Key Areas Of Responsibilities:

Creating And Managing Schedules And Budgets, Ensure Schedules And Budgets Are Met
Deliver (In Collaboration With Finance) Appropriate Reporting To Ensure All Relevant Stakeholders Are Kept Updated On Progress.
Liaising Directly With Tv Networks And Responding To Notes
Identifying, Interviewing And Hiring Staff.
Responsible For Supervising And Managing Both In House Crew And Overseas Studio
Answerable To The Head Of Tv Production And Executive Producers

Person Specification/requirements:

Must Have Animation Series ‘producer’ Credit
Excellent Understanding Of A 3d Computer Animation Pipeline
Experience In Managing Long Form Animation Productions Across All Departments
Excellent Communication Skills
Strong Leadership And People Management Skills
Excellent Organizational Skills

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Director Of Production (Full Time)

Description

Job Title: Director Of Production

Summary Of The Role:

Working In A Busy Creative Environment, The Director Of Production Is Responsible For Overseeing Multiple Long Form Animation Productions. The Role Involves Managing Key Production And Creative Teams And Will Play A Key Role In The Studio Management Team.

Key Areas Of Responsibilities:

· This Is A Senior Role And Will Oversee And Manage The Day To Day Operations Of A Busy Tv Production Department.
· Lead, Mentor And Develop Producers Including Managing Performance, One To One’s And Developing Talent.
· With The Producers, Ensure The Production Teams Are Resourced Correctly To Manage Multiple Productions.
· With The Producers And Technical Director, Manage And Maintain Knowledge Of Current And Upcoming Projects, Staff Skills Base, Historical Experience, Preferences And Development Needs To Ensure Appropriate Allocation Of Staff Resources To Specific Projects.
· With The Senior Leader On Site, Produces Sales Schedules And Budgets For Future Service And Ip Productions
· With The Producers, Collates And Produces Monthly Ep Dashboard Reports
· Manages And Oversee Production Cost Reporting, Collating And Delivering Overall Reports To The Senior Leader In Manchester.
· Responsible For Managing All Ip Client Relationships
· Deliver (In Collaboration With Finance) Appropriate Reporting To Ensure All Relevant Stakeholders Are Kept Updated On Progress.

Requirements

· Must Have Animation Series Producer Credit On 3 Or More Series With Experience In Managing Long Form Animation Productions Across All Departments
· Excellent Understanding Of A 2d Computer Animation Pipeline
· The Ideal Candidate Will Have Excellent Communication Skills And Will Be Skilled At Managing Upwards And Downwards.
· High Level Of Competence In Making Well Founded Decisions In A High Pressure Environment
· 3+ Years In A Management Position Ideally Managing Managers, Possessing Strong Leadership And People Management Skills

Salary
Doe

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Sales & Administration Assistant (Full Time)

Description

Job Title: Sales And Administration Assistant
Reporting To: Vp Of Business Development And Acquisitions

Summary Of Role:

Working Within A Highly Dynamic And Creative Business Environment, This Role Offers The Right Candidate A Wonderful Opportunity To Join An Exciting High Growth International Company. The Role Involves Sales Support And Administrative Functions For The Two Senior Directors Of Distribution. The Role Reports In To The Senior Directors Of Distribution.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Sales Support

Preparation Of Accurate Availability Lists Using Our Rights Management System Liaising Closely With The Business Affairs Team.
Sourcing And Collating Of Rights Information On An Ongoing Basis As Required Working To Tight Deadlines And Turnaround Times.
Preparation Of Contract Request Forms Working Closely With Business Affairs To Ensure Language Meets With Contractual Requirements.
Sourcing And Collation Of Territory And Ip Sales Histories For The Sales Team.
Close Collaboration With The 9 Story Distribution Department In All Locations On Information Sharing And Communication Of Data/updates
Updating Of Sales And Distribution Related Trackers.
To Undertake Other Support Activities For The Team, As Required.
Preparation And Collation Of Meeting Notes & Travel Packs For Senior Directors For All Trade Fairs, Conferences And Trips. Assist In Follow Up To Clients, With Provision Of Marketing Assets Or Information.
Collation And Provision Of Materials & Assets For Meetings And Trips As Required, Including Screening Links And Presentations Or Decks.

Administrative Support

Managing Meeting Schedules, Visits, Scheduling Work In Accordance With Various Commitments. First Point Of Contact In Dublin Office Whilst Directors Are Away On Business.
Working Closely With The Pa Of Vp Business Development On Travel Arrangements, Hotel Bookings And Producing Accurate And Comprehensive Itineraries In A Timely Manner.
Managing And Tracking Travel And Expense Budgets And Submitting To Deadlines.
Creation Of Power Point Presentations As/when Required.
Assist With Research As Required.

Person Specification:

Minimum Of 2-4+ Years’ Experience In A Similar Position Or Environment
Exceptional Organizational Skills With An Ability To Work To, And Implement Own Processes
Extensive Ms Office Skills In Outlook, Word, Powerpoint And Excel As Well As G-suite And A High Level Of Word Processing Accuracy
Strong Communication Skills And A Real Team Player
High Level Of Ability In Letter Composition And Numerical Ability
Experience Of Working With Senior Level Managers
Ability To Act On Own Initiative And Strong Problem Solving Ability
Attention To Detail And Ability To Prioritise
Enthusiasm And Positivity And An Eagerness To Learn And Develop
Experience Of Working With International Clients Desirable
Ability To Deal With A Busy, High-pressure Environment, Where Priorities Can Change Quickly.
Understanding Of The Need For Absolute Confidentiality

Contract Type: Permanent

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Post Production Co-ordinator (Contract)

Description

Job Title: Post Production Co-coordinator
Reporting To: Post Production Supervisor

Summary Of The Role:reporting Directly To The Post Production Supervisor The Candidate Must Be Focused On Accuracy With The Ability To Work On Own Initiative, Prioritise Tasks And Manage Their Own Time. Working In A Creative And Efficient Environment, This Job Offers Excellent Opportunities To The Right Candidate.

Responsibilities Include:

Keep Up To Date Progress Charts For Post Production Department
Updating Post Production Schedule And Deliveries
Track Progress On Animatics, Offlines, Online
Track Progress On Sound Design, Premixes, And Final Mixes
Tracking Audio Files & Logging Changes/retake Comments From Audio Department
Coordinate Tracking & Logging Hd Footage
Co Ordinate Retakes Lists
Responsible For Quality And Standards Of All Movie Files Sent To Clients
Attending Edit Sessions/client Calls And Co-ordinate Notes
Liaising With Other Internal Departments To Get Footage And Files
Reporting Up To Supervisor On Progress And Issues
Co-coordinating Final Deliveries From Overseas Studio, All Files And Footage For Projects.

Requirements:

Strong Knowledge And Understanding Of Post Production Technology
Experience In A Co-ordination Role And Understanding Of Animation
Highly Motivated And Proactive Ability To Work On Own Initiative
Capable Of Performing With Minimum Guidance
Good Interpersonal Skills And Pleasant Telephone Manner
Team Player

Contract Type: Fixed Term

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Storyboard Revisionist – In House (Contract)

Description

Job Title: Storyboard Revisionist ( In House)
Reporting To: Production Manager

Summary Of The Role:

Brown Bag Films 2d Animation Studio In Manchester Is Recruiting For The Position Of Storyboard Revisionist.
Working In A Busy Creative Environment, The Successful Candidate Will Work On A New, High Profile, Pre-school Series For A Global Children’s Channel.

All Series Will Be Created In Toon Boom Harmony.

Key Areas Of Responsibilities:

Work Closely With The Storyboard Supervisor, Animatic Editor And Director
Provide New And Amended Drawings For Existing Storyboards And Animatics.
Respond Efficiently To Notes And Be Able To Translate Revisions During Storyboard Review And Animatic Process
Adhere To The Quality And Style Of The Show.
Meet All Deadlines As Determined By The Producer Or Production Manager

Person Specification/Requirements

1+ Years Working As A Storyboard Revisionist For Tv Animation
Strong Storytelling And Drawing Skills
Strong Communication Skills With An Ability To Give And Take Direction
Ability To Work As Part Of A Team In A Rapidly Changing Environment
Career Aspiration To Become A Storyboard Artist

Contract Type: Fixed Contract

Please Only Apply With A Link To A Relevant Portfolio Embedded In The Cover Letter, Reflecting Previous Storyboard Jobs You’ve Been Working On.

Salary
Doe

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