2D Design
Competitive depending on experience
Fixed Term

About The Role

We are looking for a talented and creative 2D Prop Designer to join our 2D studio for an exciting new 2D production. 

We are looking for artists who are able to join us in February 2021.

Day to Day:
  • Design the props based on a given brief.
  • Working as part of a team to interpret assigned concepts and vision through research and exploration of design solutions.
  • Managing your assets and time efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Responding positively to notes and feedback.

About You

Must have:
  • Adaptable to different styles of a show
  • Working knowledge of tools and software such as Cintiq, Photoshop or other applicable design software
  • Creative flair
  • Team player, great collaborator and able to take direction from leads and art director
  • Creative problem solving
  • A degree or equivalent industry experience
  • Samples of prop design in your portfolio
  • Good spatial knowledge; can draw prop rotation and how it interacts in different perspectives
Bonus Points:
  • Self motivated, take initiative and always open to learning new things
  • A basic knowledge of 2D animation workflow
  • Any experience in prop design. Please include samples of this, if your work is under NDA please do let us know or share a password protected site.

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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