Clean Animation Artist on My Father's Dragon

Cartoon Saloon Kilkenny Ireland Other
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Company Description

Here is some information about us:

Cartoon Saloon is a four time Academy Award (R), Golden Globe (R), BAFTA and Emmy nominated animation studio based in Kilkenny in the South East of Ireland. Employing over
150 crew, we are currently working on a number of projects in production and in development


The Job Details

We are looking for a Clean Animation Artist to join the team at My Father's Dragon

Following the Director’s vision and under the guidance of the Assistant Director, Animation Director, Clean Animation Supervisor and Lead, the Clean Animation Artist will be playing a critical role in taking rough animation and delivering a clean animation pass.

As a Clean Animation Artist you will be responsible for:

  • Produce cleaned up finalized versions of the rough animation drawings, ensuring that the characters are drawn accurately according to the model sheets.

  • Maintain consistency of design, structure and line quality according to the production style in TV Paint.

  • Ensure that all levels inside TV Paint are colored correctly and labeled accordingly using the naming conventions set by CS.

  • Address any notes or retakes given by supervisor, lead and tech check.

  • Deliver cleaned up animation on time for approval by Clean-up supervisor and Director.

  • Ensure quality and style consistency is maintained within the feature project.

  • Meet weekly quotas as established by production management.

  • Address any problems and communicate progress of work to the supervisor and Production Coordinator.

  • Be available on Google Chat and by emails during working hours.

  • This list is not exhaustive and might be complemented by reasonable and related tasks that are requested.

  • Able to work in-house in Kilkenny, Ireland.


What we would like to see from you:

  • Proficiency in TV Paint

  • Knowledge of animation process & pipeline

  • Ability to closely follow briefs and generate high quality animation

  • 1-2 years previous experience as clean animator on features, preferred

Other information

  • Closing Date for applications 12th February 2021
  • Please note that Testing can be a part of our selection process. If you reach that stage we will give you further details