Positions Vacant:

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Technical Director (TD-0918)

Type: Contract

Start Date: as soon as possible

Lighthouse Studios is looking for a 2D pipeline-savvy Technical Director to join our team in Kilkenny. You will be working closely with all department heads and directors to develop and shape the pipeline and technical workflows for a high-quality kid’s series for Amazon (52x11min) as well as help the team to challenge the technical difficulties of a high-quality 2D show.

Job Description:

- Technical Director

- 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

Key Responsibilities:

- Responsible for the overall pipeline development in conjunction with IT

- Accountable for overall pipeline and workflow performance

- Oversee all internal and external project dependencies, risks, and critical paths; ensure contingency plan is in place; recommend solutions and approve plan and timelines

- Working hands-on with the department heads and production personnel to help overcome technical difficulties on the production

Requirements:

- 5+ years of production experience

- 2+ years of experience as a 2D Technical Director

- Thorough knowledge of computer animation

- Ability to manage time according to current priorities in an efficient manner

- Ability to work in a self-directed manner

- Expert knowledge in ToonBoom Harmony

- Expert knowledge in Python

- A good understanding of production-wide workflows and handover processes

- Ability to problem solve independently

- Ability to work fast and efficiently applying industry standard techniques

- Ability to communicate well with directors and supervisors

- Shotgun knowledge an asset

- 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 TD-0818 in the subject line.


Lighthouse Studios is 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.

Lighthouse Studios is 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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