Art Director

Brown Bag Films
Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

Brown Bag Films 2D Animation Studio in Manchester is recruiting for the position of Art Director.

Working in a busy creative environment, the successful candidate will work on a new, high profile, 52x11 minute episode pre-school series for Nickelodeon.

The series is being created in Toon Boom Harmony.

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

Skills & Requirements

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

Open to discuss to work remotely for a portion of the contract, but mainly based in Manchester

Additional Information

  • Working remotely is an option

How to Apply

Please apply here

About the Company

Brown Bag Films are one of Europe’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios. After 22 years in business, their Dublin-based headquarters continue to produce cutting-edge animation for the international market, bagging numerous awards along the way. These include Oscar® nominations for Give Up Yer Aul Sins (2002), Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty (2010), six Emmy® awards for Peter Rabbit (2014), and a host of BAFTA, Emmy® and Annie nominations for their hit shows Octonauts, Doc McStuffins, Bing and Henry Hugglemonster.