London
2D Rigging
Competitive depending on experience
Fixed Term

About The Role

We are looking for talented Toonboom Riggers for an exciting 2D Production here at Blue Zoo! This show is a children’s episodic comedy creation which is a fun opportunity to work on.


Day to Day:

  • Rigging characters and props based on provided designs and turnaround

  • Work with a breakdown team to apply drawing swaps and pre-designed poses to the rigs

  • You’ll be working with an episodic team of a senior and junior rigger; creating assets for each episodes

  • You’ll also be working closely with the rigging lead and animation director; to create rigs that’s light, mobile, and easy for animators to understand

 

About You

Must Have:

  • Must be very comfortable with rigging, drawing and animating in Toonboom. 

  • Professional rigging experience would be great but not a solid requirement. We have people in the team that have only rigged for personal projects or as a hobby

  • Must include some rigging reels, or at least screencaps and breakdown of your rigs

  • Some animation examples. We want people that understand animation principles. 

  • Loves problem solving, neat and organized. 

  • Good internet connection and workstation (a necessity for remote working)

Bonus Points:

  • Design/artwork examples if you have any. It’s helpful for a rigger to have a good eye for visual design! 

  • If you’re interested in scripting, please mention it in your CV. 

  • If you've completed Toonboom courses or qualifications tests, please note it in your CV

 

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!
  • Free breakfast, fruit and hot drinks
  • Inclusive self-funded short-films programme
  • Many fun social events throughout year
  • Bi-monthly reactive feedback programme
  • Friday "beer o'clock" drinks (and soft drinks) inside work hours!
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including retail and gym discounts
  • On-site massages
  • Profit participation (for staff who have been in our studio 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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