Animatic Editor

Aardman Animations Ltd

Job Description

Start Date: Early January 2024

End date:  22nd December 2024 (with possible short extension to completion in early 2025)

Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Based in our Bristol studio at Gas Ferry Road and later Aztec West from spring 2024

We are looking for an Animatic Editor to become a pivotal role in Aardman’s latest flagship series Shaun The Sheep project.

As Animatic Editor you will be responsible for editing storyboards and animatics through to final animation and post production.

You will work closely with the Story Directors, Series Director and Producer to create the narrative, structure, and tone of the episodes by assembling the story panels into animatics consisting of scenes, dialogue, sound effects, and music from the archive.

We are looking for someone with strong storytelling skills and a good sense of action / comedy timing.

You will have prior experience working on an animated comedy series or animated film, with experience working with Premiere or AVID.

We will be reviewing applications for interview as they’re submitted.

Closing date for all applications is 6pm Friday 24th November 2023.

To apply please visit the Aardman Animations website.

Aardman is an independent and multi-award-winning studio producing feature films, series, advertising, interactive entertainment and attractions for both the domestic and international market. Our productions are novel, entertaining, brilliantly characterised and full of charm reflecting the unique talent, energy and personal commitment of our team. Our work is often imitated and yet we continue to lead the field producing a rare brand of visually stunning content for cinema, broadcasters, digital platforms and live experiences around the world.

In November 2018, Aardman became an Employee Owned organisation, ensuring that the studio remains independent and securing the creative legacy and culture of the company for the future.

Aardman is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of their background.