2D Animator for Circus Street

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  • London  
    perm  
    25,000 to 30,000 p/a  
  • Company
    Circus Street  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    2 March 2018  
    Posted on
    1 February 2018  

About Circus Street:

Take a look at our recruitment video, which can be found on our Creativepool profile.

After another successful round of hiring, we are looking to add another Animator to our team. Circus Street is an exciting business that has doubled in size for three consecutive years. We provide our International Blue Chip clients with engaging on-line learning. Specializing in digital media & marketing we combine this with an unconventional learning experience, which is educational & entertaining. Using interactive methods to stimulate the learning process, each of our 30,000 users, across 125 countries, can attest to the transformative impact of the Circus Street experience.

Our team is currently 65 members strong in the UK office with plans to continue the current growth trajectory in the coming year. We have offices in Soho in London, NYC & Singapore and have large ambitions. Were focused on delivering the very best learning experience for our clients, that include some of the world’s most recognized brands in Broadcasting, Pharmaceuticals, Haute Couture, Financial, Retail and Advertising Market.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivers end to end animation for our online, digitally focused lessons.

  • Participates in brainstorming, visioning sessions with the team, or client as appropriate.

  • Fully understand the brief and context of the work to be delivered, by asking questions if unsure and sense checking your understanding.

  • Create storyboards that depict the script and narrative.

  • Drawing in 2D to create sketches, artwork or illustrations for style guides.

  • Create motion graphic style animations that simplify complicated information.

  • Use technical software packages, such as Illustrator and After Effects.

  • Working to production deadlines and meeting the businesses commercial requirements.

To be successful at Circus Street:

The successful applicant will be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial outlook. They will possess energy and enthusiasm to ensure their animation is of the highest quality.  They will view themselves as highly organized, an excellent communicator and a guru animator. The role will report to the Creative Director, and will be responsible for animations within the lessons at Circus Street. We are looking for someone who possesses the following attributes:

  • Self-Starter - ability to work using your initiative

  • Passion – for all things creative

  • Highly energetic personality – that connects with the team and other departments

  • Goal Oriented – naturally motivated to achieve deadlines

  • Interpersonal/Communication Skills – Able to establish and maintain excellent relationships and credibility quickly; Create a collaborative environment when working with colleagues

  • Maturity – provide a good balance of risk taking and judgment; Is forthright and confident; Able to operate independently

  • Professional – unquestionable integrity, credibility, and character

  • Attitude – Positive, can-do and adaptable

  • Good Bones – Respectful and caring attitude towards employees and colleagues, collaborative and helpful approach

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • 3 years working in animation, within an agency or free-lance

  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team or on your own and able to take direction

  • Flexibility to switch between several projects at once.

  • Exceptional creativity and innovation, with accuracy and attention to detail

  • Adaptable and able to take direction

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.

  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.

Salary is £25k -30k. As well as 4pm finish on a friday with board games and ping pong!

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