3rd AD

  • Full Time
  • Bristol, UK
  • Applications have closed

Aardman Animations

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

Salary: Depending on experience

Contract: Fixed Term Contract

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Aztec West Studios

Aardman is looking for a 3rd Assistant Director, to directly support the 2nd Assistant Directors on the studio floor. You will liaise with the Puppet Wranglers, Art Dept and Edit team to ensure correct assets are on set for frame ups and director visits.

The role requires excellent awareness of the needs of the studio environment; good organizational skills and the ability to ensure tasks are completed efficiently to the required standard in a calm and courteous manner

About You

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who can remain confident and calm under pressure. The right candidate must have previous experience working within a Running / 3rd AD / Production role or similar, with stop motion Animation experience desirable. 

Excellent attention to detail is essential, as well as strong MS Office skills and proven team playing skills.

About Us

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 strives to be the most inspirational animation company in the world creating world class entertainment to a diverse and intergenerational global audience. We aim to lead the way in both our content and our professional principles, ensuring diversity and inclusion is inherent to the development and production of all our content – both on and off screen. Aardman is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals and are always happy to discuss flexible working needs