Feature Animator (animation), London

Last update 2024-04-15
Expires 2024-05-15
ID #2009802831
Feature Animator (animation), London
United Kingdom, London, London,
Modified January 29, 2024


We are delighted to offer the opportunity for ambitious Animators to join our team, who are looking to grow their skillset within high quality projects.

Working closely with the Animation Supervisor/Director, you will be animating characters and creatures, ensuring that the animation is completed and delivered on time, to the agreed quality standards, keeping it aligned to the clients' briefs.

If you have feature film experience and want to take up a new exciting challenge and feel you'd be the right fit to this role, please apply here today!


Providing the best possible character/creature animation, which is in line with the style of the show
Liaising with the Lead Animator and the Animation Director to make sure feedback from the client are correctly addressed and fixes to the animation are carried out
Liaising with the team of animators and the production team to make sure tasks are completely in a timely manner, meeting deadlines
Adapting to the style of animation that the specific show requires
Understanding and focus the implications of performance, style, quality, continuity, technical, scheduling and budgetary requirements of the Production

What we're looking for

Extensive knowledge of Maya
Knowledge of timing, posing, acting and storytelling techniques
Strong understanding of body mechanics, anatomy, perspective and composition
Experience working on feature and/or episodic productions
Organisation and attention to detail/accuracy
Ability to deliver on schedule, working calmly and efficiently under pressure
Proactive approach - continuously finding ways to improve processes for ease and efficiency
Willingness to take direction and receive constructive feedback


We're a studio that believes in nurturing a community of talent to create compelling worlds that people want to spend time in. At the forefront of our work lies extraordinary artists. Jellyfish Pictures empowers our employees to think outside the box and achieve common goals. We pledge to embed a diverse and inclusive workforce, so that you can focus on doing what you love best. Our supported environment fosters growth, making a remarkable place to build a career.

We are currently working toward B Corp certification
Numerous social events (for families too) throughout the year to keep you entertained, engaged and involved, no matter where you are based
The opportunity to work with diverse talent in an international market
Thursday drinks in our studio's garden
Wellbeing programs and other mental health initiatives - your health is our priority
Time off in lieu for our artists and 100% flexible working arrangements

Jellyfish Pictures is an equal opportunity employer, we take accountability to ensure our recruitment process is based on merit alone, without regard to ethnicity, age, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation/preference, national origin, religion, or any other category protected by law.

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the interview process by contacting our talent team on:

About Us

Founded in 2001, Jellyfish Pictures has grown from the original "two-man band" into an internationally recognised operation. Known for their world-class animation and VFX, beautifully rendered imagery and multi-platform content, Jellyfish Pictures critically acclaimed work has earned them multiple awards. These include EMMY, BAFTA, highly sought-after VES Awards, and several other accolades.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Feature animator (animation)

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