Positions Vacant:

 

 

Production Manager - (PM-0818)

We are currently seeking an experienced Production Manager to lead our production team in a high-profile kid’s series (52x11min).

 

Job Description:

- Production Manager

- Full-time in-house employee (Salary based)

- Location: Kilkenny, Ireland

- Start Date: As soon as possible

- The applicant must be eligible to work within the EEA and willing to relocate to Ireland

This position is an excellent opportunity for a highly organised and motivated person to excel in the animation production industry. The Production Manager is responsible for all aspects of the in-house production team including staff hiring and scheduling, setting production quotas, and managing the production schedule to ensure the production is delivered to our partners on time and on budget.

 

Position Responsibilities:

·         Consulting on the creation of the master production schedule and budget

·         Accountable for all aspects of the assigned production’s methodology, its’ performance and ongoing refinement to ensure the production is on schedule.

·         Creating & distributing weekly production reports to studio management and partners

·         Supervise and delegate responsibilities to the assigned production’s team of Supervisors, Coordinators and Assistants

·         Tracking each productions schedule and time management

·         Manage artists quotas/deadlines

·         Manage approvals and deliveries to clients and broadcasters

·         Supervising and motivating the production team

 

Qualification Requirements:

·         Minimum of 3-5 years of television or feature film animation production experience as a Production Manager

·         Working knowledge of the 2D Animation pipeline

·         Working knowledge of Photoshop and other graphics applications would be helpful

·         Proficient in Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office applications

·         Must have dynamic troubleshooting skills and the ability to lead a team and work calmly under pressure to resolve production and staff related issues

·         Must be able to work effectively, and with diplomacy and sensitivity, with all members of the production team, clients and other contributors.

·         Must have strong leadership skills, and an ability to build team morale under challenging circumstances

·         Excellent organisation skills that pays precise attention to detail

·         Excellent verbal/written communication skills – strong client facing ability

·         Working knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony is a strong asset

·         Shotgun production tracking knowledge is an asset

·         Post Production experience is an asset

·         Must be a team player

If you consider yourself a dynamic, stress resistant professional who thrives on multi-tasking in a teamwork environment, this position offers an excellent opportunity to work on high profile productions that are seen worldwide!

How to Apply: Please send your resume to: careers@lighthousestudios.ie and put the job code reference: PM-0818 on the front and in the subject line of all submissions.

 

Who are we? Located in the beautiful and historic city of Kilkenny Ireland, Lighthouse Studios is a full-service television animation studio engaged in the development and production of children’s animated content. Innovation, creativity, and drive are the founding principles of the studio and a philosophy that combines the best parts of the boutique artist-driven experience with the very latest production techniques and technologies. Lighthouse is proud partner to award winning Mercury Filmworks®, Oscar nominated Cartoon Saloon, and content powerhouse Amazon Studios.

 

 

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2D LAYOUT ARTIST - (LY-0818)

Type:     Contract

Start Date: as soon as possible

Lighthouse Studios is looking for some talented 2D Layout Artists to join our team in Kilkenny. You will be working closely with your supervisor and the lead artists to create the layouts for a high-quality kid’s series for Amazon (52x11min).

 

Job Description:

- 2D Layout Artist

- Full-time in-house employee (Salary based)

- Location: Kilkenny, Ireland

- The applicant must be eligible to work within the EEA and willing to relocate to Ireland

 

Requirements:

- At least 2+ years of experience as a 2D Layout Artist

- Expert knowledge in Photoshop is essential

- Ability to work fast and efficiently applying industry standard techniques

- An eye for detail and a strong sense of composition and continuity

- Good sense and understanding of planning your layouts based on the provided references

- Fluent in English (a plus)

 

If you think you fit the description above, please forward your CV, cover letter and links to your demo reel/portfolio/website to : careers@lighthousestudios.ie Please put the job code LY-0818 on the front and in the subject line of all submissions.

 

Who are we? Located in the beautiful and historic city of Kilkenny Ireland, Lighthouse Studios is a full service television animation studio engaged in the development and production of children’s animated content. Innovation, creativity, and drive are the founding principles of the studio and a philosophy that combines the best parts of the boutique artist-driven experience with the very latest production techniques and technologies. Lighthouse is proud partner to award winning Mercury Filmworks®, Oscar nominated Cartoon Saloon, and content powerhouse Amazon Studios.

 

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Background Supervisor - (BS-0818)

 Type:     Contract with the possibility of becoming permanent

Start Date: as soon as possible

 Lighthouse Studios is looking for an exceptionally talented Background Supervisor to join our team in Kilkenny. You will be working closely with the Director, the Animation Director and your team to create and shape a high-quality kid’s series for Amazon (52x11min).

 

Job Description:

- Background Supervisor

- Full-time in-house employee (Salary based)

- Location: Kilkenny, Ireland

- The applicant must be eligible to work within the EEA and willing to relocate to Ireland

 

Responsibilities:

- Organize, prioritize and assign shots and tasks to your team and respond to various requests regarding work at various stages of completion

- Manage the workflow both in and out of your department

- Meet required quotas of finished painted backgrounds per week on professional grade animated productions

- Check in with directors to review notes and instructions regularly

- Attend client meetings and advise on proactive solutions to meet the creative needs of the art director

- Post completed work internally and communicate progress to managers and other departments

 

Requirements:

- Expert knowledge in Photoshop is essential

- Ability to work fast and efficiently applying industry standard techniques

- Ability to problem solve independently

- Ability to communicate well with directors and other team members

- Shotgun knowledge an asset

- 3 years of previous show/series experience preferable

- Understanding of traditional animation aesthetic an asset

- Working knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony an asset

 

If you think you fit the description above, please forward your CV, cover letter and links to your demo reel/portfolio/website to careers@lighthousestudios.ie. Please put the job code BS-0818 on the front and in the subject line of all submissions.

Who are we? Located in the beautiful and historic city of Kilkenny Ireland, Lighthouse Studios is a full service television animation studio engaged in the development and production of children’s animated content. Innovation, creativity, and drive are the founding principles of the studio and a philosophy that combines the best parts of the boutique artist-driven experience with the very latest production techniques and technologies. Lighthouse is proud partner to award winning Mercury Filmworks®, Oscar nominated Cartoon Saloon, and content powerhouse Amazon Studios.

 

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2D ToonBoom Animator (AN-0718)

Lighthouse Studios is looking for some talented 2D Animators to join our team in Kilkenny. You will be working closely with your supervisor, the animation director and your team to create and shape a high-quality kid’s series for Amazon (12x22min).

Job Description:

-        2D ToonBoom Animator

-        Full-time in house employee (Salary based)

-        Location: Kilkenny, Ireland

-        Start Date: as soon as possible

-        The applicant must be eligible to work within the EEA and willing to relocate to Ireland if required.

Requirements:

-        At least 2+ years of experience in ToonBoom 2D cut out animation

-        An eye for detail and a good understanding regarding "principles of animation"

-        A strong sense of animation timing, posing, weight and storytelling

-        Ready to work in a fast pace series environment

-        Good sense and understanding of planning, posing and animating high quality animation

-        Excellent knowledge of ToonBoom Harmony 

-        Excellent knowledge of rig based animation

-        Fluent in English (a plus)

If you think you fit the description above, please forward your CV, cover letter and links to your demo reel/portfolio/website to careers@lighthousestudios.ie. Please put the job code AN-0718 on the front and in the subject line of all submissions.

Who are we? Located in the beautiful and historic city of Kilkenny Ireland, Lighthouse Studios is a full service television animation studio engaged in the development and production of children’s animated content. Innovation, creativity, and drive are the founding principles of the studio and a philosophy that combines the best parts of the boutique artist-driven experience with the very latest production techniques and technologies. Lighthouse is proud partner to award winning Mercury Filmworks®, Oscar nominated Cartoon Saloon, and content powerhouse Amazon Studios.

 

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