2D Editing


  • London  
    perm, remote, temp to perm  
    Competitive depending on experience
  • Company
    Blue Zoo Animation Studio  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    18 September 2021  
    Posted on
    19 July 2021  

About The Role:

We are looking for a highly skilled, talented animation editor for a 2D production, preferably with experience of using Toonboom, with relevant credits. You will be a highly creative individual who will work alongside our creative and post production teams, and will be instrumental in generating and developing great films for our clients.

This role requires the hired candidate to be based in Brighton. We would like to highlight that the hired person in this role may be required to work part or full time at one of our Regional Studio Hubs (to be confirmed).

Due to the current government guidelines on the continuing pandemic, all job opportunities we offer will remain remote for the foreseeable future. 

Day to Day:

  • Animatic editing.
  • Animation editing.
  • Responding to all notes from the Director and clients and updating the edit as necessary.
  • Providing edit information for animation production.
  • Updating edit to enable reviews at different stages of animation production.
  • Being fully across a number of episodes at various stages of production. 
  • Fine cut episodes ready for delivery.
  • Pass on media and edit information to post production picture and sound.

About You:

Must Have:

  • Professional experience as animation Editor
  • Experience with editing action
  • You will be a natural storyteller
  • Experience working with Adobe Premiere Pro
  • You will have the ability to work at speed in a fast turnaround environment, without sacrificing quality of content
  • You will be comfortable juggling multiple tasks
  • Strong animatic editing
  • Excellent communication skills, proactive and happy to liaise with a whole team of people

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working with Toonboom Harmony

About Us:

Blue Zoo is a leading animation studio in the UK, with a world-class reputation as the go-to place for creating bold, fun and characterful animation. Established in London in 2000, the studio has grown to become the largest dedicated CG animation studio in the UK, picking up a shelf full of BAFTAs along the way. 
The studio is going through an exciting period of growth and we are building a studio that is full of amazingly talented, happy artists, making work they are proud of, which in turn makes a small contribution to a happier world. Blue Zoo believes that a healthy balance in our lives - whatever our situation - is key to supporting the wellbeing of our staff. We offer flexible working to support this.
We look for people who have expertise, enthusiasm and are motivated by change. You’ll work alongside a talented and diverse group of people who respect each other's differences and seek to understand fresh perspectives. 

What we’ve got for you (benefits):

  • Winner of Best Places to Work in TV 2019 and 2020!
  • Inclusive self-funded shorts programme
  • Many fun social events throughout the year - even though they have to be remote for the foreseeable!
  • Bi-monthly staff feedback and engagement programme
  • Friday "beer o'clock" and talks programme!
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including loads of discounts and offers
  • Online wellbeing programme
  • Profit participation (for staff who have been with us for 2+ years)

Blue Zoo is committed to creating and nurturing an inclusive studio that promotes and values diversity and invites everyone to ‘bring their whole selves’ to work. We believe that companies that truly embrace and value diversity, and create an environment where everyone from any background can do their best work, are better companies. 

To be engaged our people have to feel included and valued. We work hard to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is embedded in the way we work, not just an initiative. We strive to engender a studio community that feels a deep sense of pride and commitment that transcends any role, department or level and works together to produce excellent and engaging work.

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