3D Editing
Advertising Salary
Competitive depending on experience

About The Role

We are looking for a highly skilled and talented animation editor with great experience using Adobe Premiere Pro. You will be a highly creative individual who will work alongside our creative and production teams, and will be instrumental in generating and developing great animation. You’ll have a great understanding of the full animation pipeline, be technically-sound, and work collaboratively with the Directors to produce a great show.

We have both full-time and part-time opportunities available.

We are very happy to discuss flexible, hybrid and remote working options for all our vacancies.

Day to Day:

  • Animatic & Animation editing
  • Responding to all notes from the Director and clients and updating the edit as necessary.
  • Working with directors to create the animatic style and pace of the production.
  • 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
  • Leading the editing team, maximising efficiency across our current post workflows.
  • Coordinate with other departments to increase smooth communication and productivity.
  • Raising our bar in terms of creativity in post-production.

About You

Must Have:

  • Strong experience as animation Editor.
  • Strong experience using Premiere Pro & Avid Media Composer. 
  • You will be a natural storyteller.
  • 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 leading and/or mentoring an editing team.

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, an Annie and an Emmy along the way!

We couldn’t be prouder that Blue Zoo is the first major animation studio in the world to receive B Corp certification. We’ve been independently certified by B Lab, a non-profit organisation who award the B Corp certification. The certification verifies companies who are working to improve the lives of employees as well as industries as a whole. The certification process involves over 170 rigorous metrics to improve the lives of our staff, customers, suppliers, and the local community, ensuring we are not just saying we are ethical with empty gestures, but independently evidencing it.

We are going through an exciting period of growth and 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 to make things better. You’ll work alongside a talented and diverse group of people who respect each other's differences and seek to understand and embrace fresh perspectives. 

What we’ve got for you:

  • Winner of Best Places to Work in TV 2019, 2020, 2022 and 2024.
  • Inclusive self-funded shorts programme.
  • Many fun in person and remote social events throughout the year.
  • Bi-monthly employee feedback and engagement programme.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including loads of discounts and offers.
  • Online wellbeing programme.
  • Profit share (for employees 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.