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Brown Bag Films Recruiting Art Director, Storyboard Artist, Post Production Supervisor, Background Designer & 2D Animator

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Art Director

REPORTING TO: Producer

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:

Brown Bag Films has opened a 2D Animation Studio in Manchester and is recruiting for the position
of Art Director.
Working in a busy creative environment, the successful candidate will work on a new, high profile,
52×11 minute episode pre-school series for Nickelodeon.
The series is being created in Toon Boom Harmony.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Art direction of the series through pre-production, production and post-production
 Character, location and overall look design, including lighting and color scripts
 Manage the series art department, including briefing and managing concept artists,
character designers, background painters
 Give clear direction in the form of notes or Photoshop mark-ups
 Approval of final color correction in post
 Work closely with the Producer and Director to achieve highest quality for broadcast

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

 5+ years of experience in an Animation production environment.
 3+ years of experience as an Art Director for a TV Series or Feature Film
 Must be able to communicate in an articulate and positive manner
 Excellent team skills
 Must be able to work to tight deadlines
 Ability to make decisions under pressure

Contract type: Fixed Contract
All applications to: jobs_manchester@brownbagfilms.com

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Storyboard Artist

REPORTING TO: Storyboard Supervisor

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:

Brown Bag Films 2D Animation Studio in Manchester is recruiting for the position of STORYBOARD
ARTIST
Working in a busy creative environment, the successful candidate will work on a new, high profile,
52×11 minute episode pre-school series for Nickelodeon.
The series is being created in Toon Boom Harmony.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY:

 You will be storyboarding for a 2D pre-school TV series with best use of space and camera
 Respond well to notes and be able to translate revisions during storyboard review and animatic
process
 Adhere to the quality and style of the show and make sure it is consistently achieved in your
drawing
 Meet all deadlines as determined by the Producer or Production Manager

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

 Ideally you have experience in storyboarding for pre-school TV series
 Must have strong drawing and storytelling skills for action sequences
 Storyboard Pro experience a plus
 Must be able to work digitally
 Clear communication skills
 Strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
 Must be very detailed oriented and organised
 Must passionate about character animation and acting
 Will be required to do hands-on digital revisions
 Good eye for continuity

Contract type: Fixed Contract
All applications to: jobs_manchester@brownbagfilms.com

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Post Production Supervisor

REPORTING TO: Production Manager

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:

Brown Bag Films 2D Animation Studio in Manchester is recruiting for the position of POST

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Working in a busy creative environment, the successful candidate will work on a new, high profile,
52×11 minute episode pre-school series for Nickelodeon.
The series is being created in Toon Boom Harmony.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Daily prioritisation of tasks and briefing for post personnel on project.
 Delegating tasks to Assistant Coordinator if one is assigned to the project.
 Check that assistant is over the daily KPD Updates.
 Post Schedules Updates/Flags.
 Reports to Post Manager and Producer.
 Weekly Stats for Production Team.
 Contribute to weekly Post meetings & weekly Production-Post meetings.
 Attend Weekly Production Meetings.
 Oversee co-ordinator liaising with in-house departments for footage and files.
 Assist Post Coordinator team on projects when necessary.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

 Minimum of 2 years’ experience supervising in a post production environment
 A very good working knowledge of 2D animation workflow
 Experience in episodic post production deliveries
 Experience working with international broadcasters and delivering to them
 Must be well organized
 Must have good scheduling skills and use to working under tight deadline
 Ability to work on own initiative, in a fast pace environment.
 Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a growing team

Contract type: Fixed Term

Closing date for applications

All applications to: jobs_manchester@brownbagfilms.com

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Background Designer

REPORTING TO: Art Director

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:

Brown Bag Films has opened a 2D Animation Studio in Manchester and is recruiting for the position
of BACKGROUND DESIGNER.
Working in a busy creative environment, the successful candidate will work on a new, high profile,
52×11 minute episode pre-school series for Nickelodeon.
The series is being created in Toon Boom Harmony.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

 The Background Designer will work within the Art Dept to develop background concepts and
help refine the series colour palette
 Specifically, the BACKGROUND DESIGNER will create four key background location concepts,
based on the Art Director’s brief and the series Pitch Bible

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

 Candidates will have credited experience of working as a Background Artist on a broadcast
preschool series (please provide details)
 Experience in Toon Boom Animate Pro or Harmony preferable but not essential

Contract type: Fixed Contract
All applications to: jobs_manchester@brownbagfilms.com

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2D Animator

REPORTING TO: Production Manager
LOCATION: Dublin

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:

Brown Bag Films are currently looking for an experienced 2D Animator for a contract position. We
require someone who is able to work both in a team and on their own in a fast paced Environment.

Key Areas of responsibility:

 Work closely with the Director to create high standard of animation for broadcast
 Must have strong communication skills and be willing to take notes and direction, under
tight deadlines
 Will work closely with Rigging team to troubleshoot and problem solve the rigging pipeline
 Must work well in individually as well as part of a larger team.

Person Specification/Requirements

 2+ years 2D Animation experience
 Solid Drawing skills
 Ability to problem solve and predict potential problems with assigned tasks
 Thorough knowledge of Maya
 Strong sense of animation timing, posing, weight and storytelling
 Ability to work and communicate effectively in a collaborative, fast paced environment
 Good understanding of perspective

Showreels should contain:

 Samples of both snappy and traditional animation styles
 Examples of weight distribution & physics
 A good example of acting & imagination
 A variety of walk cycles

Contract type: Fixed Term
All applications to: jobs@brownbagfilms.com

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Closing date for applications is Friday 11th September 2015

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