London
2D Layout
Competitive depending on experience
Fixed Term

About The Role

We are looking for a talented and creative 2D Layout Artist to join the studio for some exciting upcoming 2D projects!

 
For this role we are looking for artists who can join us in the coming weeks.
 

Day to Day:

  • Create skilful animation layout drawings based on storyboard panels whilst maintaining the show style
  • Accurately interpret the perspective and composition laid out in a storyboard
  • Use your knowledge and skill to strengthen the shows visual language
  • Support the team with fixes when necessary

About You

Must Have:

  • Excellent perspective skills
  • A great sense of composition and staging 
  • Ability to adapt to the required design style
  • Ability to interpret concept designs into the desired layout
  • Proficient experience with photoshop software
  • Great sense of character posing and action staging 
  • Can thrive in a collaborative work environment
  • Generous with your knowledge and skill
  • Able to take direction and willing to take on board constructive feedback
  • Can work calmly and efficiently under pressure
  • Previous experience working on a 2D production


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. 
 
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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