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The Wee Littles – Magpie 6 Media

Magpie 6 Media in Ennisare currently recruiting for their new animated RTÉjr series. The project has a 12 month schedule and they are looking to fill the following roles:

Production Manager, Production Assistant/Coordinator Trainee, Art Director, Art Department Designer, Art Department Designer Trainee, Experienced Lead Compositor, Experienced Compositor, Compositing Juniors, Offline Animation Editor, Junior Animators, Harmony Riggers, Assistant Stop Motion Set / Prop Builder.

To Apply:
Please read the job requirements below and then email your cover letter and CV to: careers@magpie6media.com , stating in the subject line which role you are applying for.

Please address any queries directly to Magpie 6 Media.

Roles:

Production Manager

An experienced Production Manager with the following requirements:

  • Be able to work at the studio location in Ennis.
  • Be very knowledgeable in all aspects of the film production pipeline. Knowledge of the animation pipeline is preferable.
  • Responsible of keeping track of projects and assisting in the daily production tasks and ensure the production schedules/quotas are met.
  • Ability to handle approvals from various stakeholders and work as a team with the directors and producers.
  • Using Kitsu Tracking system, familiarity would be great but not essential. Knowledge of asset naming conventions and how to apply them is essential.
  • Have clear, concise verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be highly organised and have the ability to plan, organize, and administer a complex production with multiple people.
  • Have excellent team working and communication skills.
     

Production Assistant/Coordinator Trainee

A Production Assistant/Coordinator Trainee who will:

  • Be organised, methodical, numerical, and able to multi-task.
  • Be solution orientated, highly motivated and adaptable.
  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Have excellent team working and communication skills.
  • Have a recent third level qualification – this is likely to be in Industrial 
  • Will be working directly under the production Manager. 
  • Work closely with the creative team and monitoring progress of the production.
  • Learning asset management via the Kitsu tracking systems. Learning naming conventions, apply them, and ensure adherence from the creative team.
  • Full time position, in house and must reside within 45km of Ennis (proof of residency is required).

Art Director

A highly skilled Art Director with the following requirements:

  • Proficient in Photoshop. Must be able to work  within the established design style of photo collage/2D Hybrid.
  • Must have 5+ year’s art direction leadership experience in the animation industry.
  • Have an online Portfolio for review.
  • Required to have an intimate understanding of relationships between Photoshop design, After Effects Compositing, Character Design, and a knowledge of 3D is a plus but not essential.
  • Must be able to incorporate PreVis and layout.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with design team, and other departments such as Compositing, Directors and producers.
  • Must be able to handle production schedule including approvals and maintain high quality assets.
     

Art Department Designer

An Art Dept Designer who is: 

  • Proficient in Photoshop. Must be able to work within the established design style of photo collage/2D Hybrid.
  • Must have experience in the animation industry.
  • Have an online Portfolio for review. 
  • Character design and colourist skills are a plus.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with design team, and follow directions from the department head.
  • Must be able to handle TV production schedule. 
  • Preferred to work in house but will consider remote designers.


Art Department Designer Trainee

An Art Director Designer Trainee with:

  • Good knowledge of Photoshop. 
  • Experience in the animation industry is a plus.
  • Have an online Portfolio for review. 
  • Be able to communicate effectively with design team, and follow directions from the department head.
  • Preferred to work in house but will consider remote designers.
  • Full time position, in house and must reside within 45km of Ennis (proof of residency is required).

Experienced Lead Compositor

An experienced Lead Compositor with the following requirements.

  • Must be proficient in After Affects and have a strong online portfolio.
  • Must have a strong ability to lead an in house team.
  • Must be able to work full time in house.
  • Highly organised and methodical.
  • Experience in ToonBoom Harmony and Stop Motion animation is a plus.
     

Experienced Compositor 

An experienced Compositor with the following requirements.

  • Must be proficient in After Affects and have a strong online portfolio.
  • Must be able to work independently and with an in house team.
  • Must be able to work full time in house.
  • Highly organised and systematic.
  • Experience in ToonBoom Harmony and Stop Motion animation is a plus.

Compositing Juniors

A Junior Compositors with the following requirements

  • Knowledge of animation is a plus. Must be able to take direction and work as a team.
  • Must have strong organisational skills.
  • Be able to keep up with TV production pipelines.
  • Work full time in house within a 45km radius from Ennis (Proof of residency is required).


Offline Animation Editor

An experienced Animation Editor with the following requirements:

  • Prefer to Have an Editor with TV Animation pipeline experience.
  • Fulltime position, in house.
  • Be responsible for maintaining technical requirements for all deliveries to post production.
  • Developing and creating animation animatics with the directors, ability to follow scripts, and boards, and revision notes.
  • Adding temp sound effects, dialogue, and music to animatcs, and adding final dialogue clips.
  • Maintaining offline assemblies with current assets.
  • Being responsible for communications between all departments.
  • Must have impeccable organizational skills.
  • Must have an online portfolio for review.



Junior Animators

Junior animators with the following requirements:

  • Work with the animation supervisor preparing ToonBoom animation files. 
  • Must be able to follow direction, naming conventions, and tracking system.
  • Knowledge of ToomBoom Harmony is required.
  • Ability to follow review notes and communicates effectively with the animation supervisor.
  • Meet production quotas and be highly organised.
  • Assist animation department per supervisor’s instructions.
  • Able to work in-house and reside within 45km of Ennis (proof of residency is required).
  • Experience on a TV animation pipeline is a plus. 
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail.
     

Harmony Riggers

Harmony Riggers with the following requirements:

  • Highly experienced and have the ability to handle complex rigs.
  • Excellent communication skills with attention to detail.
  • Must be able to follow sample rigs provided by the Lead Rigger.
  • Must be able to comfortably follow direction.
  • Meet production quotas and be highly organised.
  • Must be able to work independently and with a team.  
  • Will have the option to work remotely preferably within Ireland.

Assistant Stop Motion Set/Prop Builder

A stop motion set/prop builder who has:

  • Experience with stop-motion is a plus, but we will consider creative talented individuals.
  • Prop making, Set building, Foam carving, and some light carpentry.
  • Online portfolio required with samples of craftsmanship and miniatures.
  • Required to work in house and reside within 45km radius of Ennis.

To Apply: please email your cover letter and CV to: careers@magpie6media.com
Please state in the subject line which role you are applying for.