Production Assistant

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • Applications have closed

Lupus Films

Salary or Budget: £550 per week
Experience required: 1+ years

This is an entry-level role, for someone who has some experience in animation production and who will assist the team to keep a successful animation production running smoothly.

Multi-award-winning, London-based studio, Lupus Films, was launched by Camilla Deakin and Ruth Fielding in January 2002. It has since grown to become one of the UK’s leading film and television production companies. Best known for high-quality family entertainment, Lupus Films works regularly with the finest talent including world-famous authors, actors, directors, animators, and composers. Lupus Films has developed an international reputation for beautifully crafted film adaptations of classic works of literature which have been seen in cinemas and on major broadcasters and SVOD channels worldwide.

Lupus Films is looking for an individual to work with the team on our upcoming animated TV special being produced in TVPaint. You will support the team in our Islington studio and those working for us remotely. You will report directly to the Production Manager.


  • Supporting the production team
  • Note-taking at meetings
  • Helping set up animators’ workstations
  • Setting up TVPaint files for animators
  • Helping prepare review sessions on SyncSketch
  • Calendar and spreadsheet updating
  • Communicating between departments
  • Providing IT support
  • Opening and closing the studio
  • Answering the telephones
  • Responding to email enquiries
  • Supporting the production team with ad hoc tasks as requested

Knowledge, skills, and experience

  • Animation graduate
  • Experience of the 2D animation pipeline
  • Experience working with TVPaint software
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Sheets and Adobe Suite
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and friendly and with a positive attitude
  • Proactive and willing to learn
  • Able to take instruction
  • Strong IT skills
  • Experience working in an animation studio is desirable

To apply

  • Please send a cover letter (max 1 page of A4) or a link to a video (max 2 minutes) outlining your suitability for the role
  • And your CV (max 2 pages A4) or a link to your LinkedIn profile

Lupus Films is an equal opportunities employer. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from under-represented groups because we are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse workforce in the creative industries.