Creative Animation Director

  • Full Time
  • London
  • 12/06/2022

Animated Storyboards

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 3+ years

We are looking for a bilingual (French/ English) Creative Animation Director to join our London team, who will be a part of our global team working closely with Animators, Producers and Marketing Managers located in Europe, Asia and North American locations. The ideal candidate will have a creative mindset, strong visualising and storytelling skills, and the ability to actively listen and effectively communicate ideas. The ability to speak fluent French and English languages is essential. This is a great opportunity for a resourceful and self-motivated individual who can take ownership of projects, listen to clients’ visions and able to balance the creative process with the production needs. We work in a highly dynamic work environment, so you must be responsive, organised and comfortable working under tight project deadlines. We are also a very fun group of people. The role will require you to work remotely and the candidate needs to be based in UK or Germany.

Position Responsibilities and Job Duties:

  • Facilitate, communicate and direct the project vision to designers, animators, audio engineers and VFX artists in different offices.
  • Guide and supervise animation team during the project process, assist with ideas, style, quality and execution while keeping in check with time schedule and constraints.
  • Liaise with producers to deliver a high-quality animatic in conjunction with clients’ expectations within the given timeline.
  • Attend meetings with the agencies/clients and understand their creative briefs, concept, and stylistic/artistic needs.
  • Help agencies/clients pre-visualise the storyboard and deliver their concepts in the form of a commercial test-spot (animatic).


Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent of work experience.
  • 3-5 years of full-time industry experience in the creative and art departments is required, preferably in advertising.
  • Fluent in French and English (speaking and writing).
  • Understanding 3D workflow and most common software platforms (After Effects, 3D Studio Max) is a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of editing software Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Be creative, imaginative and equipped with artistic flair.
  • Possess strong storytelling and conceptual skills.
  • Be an excellent communicator and a problem solver.

To apply for this job please visit www.a-p-a.net.

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