Kavaleer are hiring! DESIGNER (CELACTION, AFTER EFFECTS)

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Kavaleer Productions are looking for a DESIGNER (CelAction, After Effects) to work on pre-school show in-house at our studio in Dublin. The role is a mix of rigging, scene-prep and design. Ideally candidates will be experienced CelAction users with a good knowledge of rigging characters and props. Experience rigging 2D characters for cut-out and good knowledge of photoshop is essential. This role is only available to candidates that can work in-house at our studio in Dublin. Permanent contract, start date end of February 2019.

CELACTION DESIGNER – 2D

REPORTING TO: ANIMATION DIRECTOR

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE

  • The position of Celaction designer requires someone with design and drawing ability and a strong attention to detail.
  • The role is a mixture of scene prep, rigging and design.
  • Experience with either 2D digital rigging or 2D scene prep is essential.
  • A solid working knowledge of Photoshop is essential.
  • Knowledge of CelAction is a huge plus.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with animation director on all tasks.
  • Must communicate well and be able to take direction.
  • Use photoshop and CelAction to create rigs for characters and props ready for animation.
  • Use photoshop to design alternate shapes and turnarounds for props and characters in the style of the show.
  • Use CelAction to set up scenes ready for animation.
  • Able to manage time well and work to tight deadlines.
  • Manage design asset library and maintain tracking documents of design progress for use throughout production.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO PERFORM ROLE EFFECTIVELY

  • Ideally – experience using CelAction to create rigs and/or lay out scenes ready for animation.
  • Knowledge of rigging in a cut-out based program and understanding of cut out animation.
  • Strong familiarity with using Photoshop to create digital art.
  • Good draughtsperson with design ability.
  • An understanding of visual storytelling for layout and composition.
  • Strong attention to detail and continuity.
  • Able to take feedback and direction.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, managing time to prioritise effectively.

CONTRACT TYPE: PERMANENT CONTRACT

Please send your CV, showreel and a cover letter to  jobs@kavaleer.com

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