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Brown Bag Films Recruiting Director, Storyboard Supervisor, Sales And Administration Assistant, CG Generalist, Storyboard Revisionist, Lead FX Artist, Lead Texture Artist, Producer, Episodic Director & Tradigital FX Animator

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Director (Contract)

Description

Working in a busy creative environment, the Director provides the vision and creative leadership for the animation production.
This role is open to casting across variety of productions so some key details will be confirmed when production is confirmed.

Key Areas of Responsibilities:

Scripts & outline
Implementing all the agreed changes from final scripts
Attend voice recordings as deemed necessary by Production.
Approving new cameras and camera moves before shipping.
Working with the animation director for storyboard handout.
Working with the editor in cutting together the final animatic once storyboards come back.
Implementing all the agreed changes from network notes and locking animatic for shipment overseas.
Writing Directors notes to add to the animation log before shipment for each episode.
Review the blocking pass with the animation director (usually these would be over all notes and the animation director would do more details notes)
Review the animation pass with the animation director (usually these would be over all notes and the animation director would do more details notes)
Review the Final animation with the animation director (usually these would be over all notes and the animation director would do more details notes)
Cut final offline and lock picture ready to send for score.
Write score notes.
Lock offline and Implement all agreed network notes from offline.
Work with sound engineer on the pre sound mix before sending to network.
Approve Final online edit and lighting with Art director.
Attend Final mix with network.
Working with designers and modellers to organise artwork for weekly approval shipments to Network.
Work with animation designer to sign off key animation movements for characters or for difficult scenes.
Work with Art Director to sign off key lighting for scenes prior to overseas shipping.
Any other tasks relevant to providing the Employee’s services as a Director hereunder as reasonably decided by your manager Producer

Person Specification/Requirements:

Must have animation series ‘Director’ 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 communication skills
Excellent organizational skills

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Storyboard Supervisor (Contract)

Description

Job Title: Storyboard Supervisor
Reporting To: Senior Episodic Director

Summary Of The Role:

Brown Bag Films 2d Animation Studio In Manchester Is Recruiting For The Position Of Storyboard Supervisor.

Working In A Busy Creative Environment, The Successful Candidate Will Work On Nella The Princess Knight Season 2, 40×11 Minute Episode Pre-school Series For A Global Childrens’ Channel.
The Series Is Being Created In Toon Boom Harmony.

Summary Of Responsibilities:

Manage A Team Of Freelance Storyboard Artists
Work Closely With The Senior Episodic Director To Get The Style Of The Show Through To The Team.
Create Script Notes Detailing What Is Required Of The Storyboard For Each Episode.
Responsible For Handing Out The Launch Packages To The Storyboard Artists, And Through Launch Calls Communicating The Specific Requirements Of Each Episode.
Review And Make Detailed Notes On Each Storyboard Pass, And Make Revisions When Needed.

Person Specification:

Must Have At Least 2 Years’ Experience Working As A Storyboard Supervisor (Or Similar Position) In Either Broadcast Or Feature Film Work.
A Good Understanding Of Cinematography And Staging
Strong Drawing Skills
Excellent Communication Skills
Task Driven, Self-motivated, And Proactive
Must Be Open To Direction
Ability To Work Collaboratively With Multiple Tasks In A Fast Paced Production.

Contract Type: Fixed Contract

Salary
Doe

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Sales And 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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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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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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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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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 Tv Series In 2d Computer Animation. The Role Involves Managing An In House Team As Well As Being Responsible For A Series Schedule And Budget.

Key Areas Of Responsibilities:

Creating And Managing The Schedule And Budget For A Tv Series, Ensure The Production Is Produced On Time And Within Budget..
Deliver (In Collaboration With Finance) Appropriate Reporting To Ensure All Relevant Stakeholders Are Kept Updated On Progress.
Producing Weekly Dashboard Reports

Creating New Bids And Assumptions For Potential Clients And Future Productions.
Key Point Of Contact With Tv Networks And Responding To Notes.
Overall Responsibility For Resourcing The Production Working Closely With Recruitment To Interview And Hire.
Responsible For Supervising And Managing Inhouse Crew

Person Specification/requirements:

Must Have Animation Series ‘producer’ Credit
Excellent Understanding Of A 2d 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

Salary
Doe

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Episodic Director (Contract)

Description

Job Title: Episodic Director
Reporting To: Production Manager

Summary Of The Role:

The Position Of Episodic Director Requires Someone With A Thorough Knowledge Of 2d Animation Pipeline, With 5+ Years Of Experience In A Similar 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.

Key Areas Of Responsibilities:

Partnering With The Director, The Episodic Director Participates In All Creative Aspects And In All Phases Of The Production To Achieve The Overall Completion Of A 2d Episodic Tv Show.
Lead Animatics And Deliver Assigned Episodes Through Hd Delivery
Script: Consult With And Advise The Persons Responsible For The Writing The Material The Project Is Based And Carry Out Of All Customary Revisions;
Budget And Schedule: Work With The Company To Enable The Company To Prepare A Proper, Comprehensive And Detailed Budget And Schedule For The Production
Pre-production: Assist In All Necessary Preparations For The Production In Accordance With The Approved Budget And Schedule
Direct The Project; Direct The Photography And Recordings Of The Production As Efficiently And Economically As Possible And In Accordance With The Final Shooting Script, Budget And Schedule
Post-production: Both During And After Completion Of The Principal Photography And Recording Of The Production, Organise And Supervise The Cutting, Editing, Post-synchronizing, Scoring, Dubbing, Special And Optical Effects And Titling, And The Production Of Any Retakes, Added Or Substituted Scenes Of The Production Or Cover Shots

Person Specification/requirements

5+ Years Of Industry Experience, Preferably In Digital 2d Animation For, Tv, Or Film.
Prior Directorial Experience Preferred.
Strong, Proven Skills In Storyboarding, Animation Camera Composition, Storytelling And Animation Timing Required.
Working Knowledge Of Toon Boom Animation And Post Production Techniques And Terminology Required.
Bachelor’s Degree In Film, Art Or Related Field Preferred.
Strong Organizational And Leadership Skills. Strong Communication Skills (Written, Verbal And Interpersonal). Proven Ability To Work Effectively With All Levels Of Production Crew, Artistic Staff And Management.
Ability To Establish Priorities And Multi-task Efficiently Within A High Pressure Environment While Meeting Strict Tv Deadlines.
Traditional Portfolio And Reel Demonstrating Drawing Skills And Work Experience Required.
Contract Type: Fixed Contract

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Tradigital FX Animator (Contract)

Description

Job Title: Tradigital Fx Animator
Reporting To: Animation Director

Summary Of The Role:

Brown Bag Films 2d Animation Studio In Manchester Is Recruiting For The Position Of Tradigital Fx Animator.
orking In A Busy Creative Environment, The Successful Candidate Will Work On A New, High Profile, 80×11 Minute Episode Pre-school Series For Nickelodeon.
The Series Is Being Created In Toon Boom Harmony.

Summary Of Responsibilities:

Work Closely With The Animation Lead/supervisor To Create High Standard Of Tradigital Fx Animation For Broadcast
Must Communicate Well And Be Willing To Take Notes And Direction, Under Tight Deadlines
Will Work Closely With Rigging And Comp Team To Troubleshoot And Problem Solve

Person Specification:

Must Have At Least 2 Years’ Experience Working As An Fx Animator (Or Similar Position) In Either Broadcast Or Feature Film Work
Ability To Problem Solve And Predict Problems With Assigned Tasks
Must Be Comfortable With Both Working Independently And As Part Of A Team, With An Emphasis On Clear Communication And Follow Through
Task -driven, Self-motivated, And Proactive
Must Be Open To Direction
Must Demonstrate Attention To Detail In The Finishing Of Assets And Shots
Knowledge Of Toon Boom Harmony And/or Experience With Shotgun (Or Asset Tracking Systems) Is Considered A Big Plus

Contract Type: Fixed Contract

Salary
Doe

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