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IFTN JOB / CLASSIFIEDS LISTING | Telegael
Company:
Telegael
Position:
Character Designer - For Animation Department
Location:
Spiddal, Galway
Contact:
Colm Griffin & Morgan O’Brien
Address:
Áras Telegael, An Spidéal, Galway, Ireland
Phone:
+353 91 558600
Date Posted:
August 10th 2017
Email:
Colm @ telegael.com & Morgan @ Telegael.com

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Telegael requires a Character Designer - For Animation Department

Character & Prop Designer required with artistic, creative and technical experience in animated series and features

About Telegael

Established in 1988, our multi-Emmy® and IFTA award winning studio works with international producers, distributors and broadcasters to develop, finance and co-produce animation and live-action content for the global market. Our client list includes some of the biggest names in global broadcasting including Disney, Netflix, Nickelodeon, Lionsgate, Discovery Kids, BBC, ITV, ZDF, Content Media International, France Television, Ch5 UK, Super-RTL, KIKA, ABC Australia, NBC Universal Sprout, Hulu, Virgin Media and Cartoon Network. We have co-produced more than 750 hours of television. Our productions have been distributed to over 140 territories throughout the world and have been translated into more than 40 languages.

About the Position

We are seeking to hire a character Designer with previous production experience in 2D animated series on a fixed term full time contract. We are seeking portfolios/reels that show strong drawing skills as well as colour work with a strong understanding of human and not-so-human forms; a variety of styles; mouth charts, hand charts and turnarounds. Very strong knowledge and understanding of perspective is a must and should be shown in your previous work. While the current series is 3D, the role specified is for a 2D designer whom has designed for series or features. Having worked as a location designer or possession of a strong location design portfolio would also be beneficial.

To start as soon as possible at our Head Office located at Telegael, Spiddal, Co. Galway. Closing Date for applications is 25th of Aug, 2017 at 5.00 p.m. Applications submitted after this time will not be considered.

Responsibilities

  • Working with the Design Supervisor to create performable characters and props according to the style of the production.
  • Translating character and prop descriptions from script/animatic to visual design.
  • Creating model sheets for props and character turnarounds and mouth charts, expressions as required.
  • Meeting the visual style of the show while working with archive materials from previous seasons.
  • Creating assets and bringing them to final colour model stages, ready for animation production packs.

Requirements

  • 3+ years professional experience designing characters and props in Flash
  • Have a strong drawing ability, both traditionally and digitally, and a solid sense of design for 2D animation
  • Possess a high degree of proficiency in Photoshop and Flash
  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation college is desirable
  • Be able to work digitally (Photoshop, Flash etc. – After Effects would be an advantage)
  • Demonstrable industry experience in design for CGi/ 2D series and feature would be an asset
  • A strong understanding of proportion, balance, perspective, dimension, dynamism and a great sense of colour
  • Ability to take direction and work collaboratively within a team
  • Ability to communicate professionally and positively
  • Be well organized with good time management skills

Email an up-to-date copy of your resume and portfolio attachments / links

Please subject your email “Character Designer vacancy”

For further information contact Colm Griffin & Morgan O’Brien at Colm @ telegael.com & Morgan @ Telegael.com


Apply Now / Email: Colm @ telegael.com & Morgan @ Telegael.com

Deadline: August 25th 2017





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