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Funko Animation Studios

Bath - United Kingdom
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Assistant Director


We are looking for an Assistant Director to work alongside our Directors in our Creative and Design department. They will have the opportunity to learn all of the tricks of the trade, with the end goal to work their way up to become a fully fledged Director in their own right.

Main responsibilities we are looking for the Assistant Director to undertake are as follows:

• Helping to come up with exciting ideas and narratives for jobs

• Storyboarding

• Gathering reference material to help direct the modelling and lighting team

• Finding specific reference material for any effects that need to be created by the Compositing /CG team

• Directing animators

What we are looking for in our candidates:

• A strong interest in storytelling, film language and animation design

• Have directed a short animated film

• Be an excellent communicator

• Have strong drawing skills

• Experience in directing a team preferred but not essential

• An understanding of the animation pipeline and workflow

• Experience in CG a bonus but not essential

• A proven career history in a similar role

• 3 to 5 years minimum work experience in the Animation industry. This role is NOT suitable for a recent graduate

Applicants must already be eligible to work in the UK, and must be willing to work full-time in house at our studios in Bath. Applications which do not fulfil the specified criteria will not be pursued.

If you fit this description, please send across a copy of your CV and a link to your showreel or website when you apply. 

Salary: DOE

Contract: Full-time, permanent, in-house

Location: Bath, UK

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