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MP 281/17 Director (Animation Studio)

We are excited to release a number of roles for our client working within Animation and the Creative Arts. In this recruitment wave we are seeking a Director.

Role Profile:
- We are looking for a highly versatile and creative Director experienced in animation media including CGI, 2D, frame puppet and multimedia
- The director will work with the development and production teams in taking forward into series production new project ideas ensuring the highest possible quality
- Will direct, manage and inspire the crew, ensuring deadlines and schedules are adhered to
- Will direct and manage any free lance crew working remotely
- Will attend and contribute to regular production meetings
- Will work closely with the management and production teams to help the studio achieve its production aspirations and find creative solutions to challenges
- Will work with overseas companies if the production is a co-pro or the animation part of the production is produced abroad
- Will be an excellent experienced and versatile all-rounder who can take a project through from pre-production through the animation production and post production to final delivery
- Will have experience directing voice recordings
- Will be responsible for the high standard and quality of the production content expected from the studio
- To assure “Best Practice” at all times
- Will be expected work with and alongside the production team, Producer and Head of Production to ensure the series production continues to develop and be directed in the best way possible true to the original concept and to the highest possible standard
- Will be required to travel internationally to consult with overseas production companies and represent the studio
- Will contribute to the training of new and inexperienced employees to prepare them for productive roles

Person Profile:
- Must have strong, versatile directorial skills
- Proven credits as a Director on three or more 2D and CGI series for Children
- Have a sound knowledge and experience of what is appropriate and fun for the target audience
- Have a thorough knowledge of all aspects of animated production pipelines, including, 2D, CGI, stop frame and multimedia
- Have experience with all narrative forms and storytelling
- Will be requires to have excellent communication skills
- Experience in working with a variety of clients including British and overseas broadcasters and clients
- Experience in Directing creative teams for animated series that have been produced both in house and overseas such as China, India, Europe etc
- Must have excellent communication and leadership skills with the ability to lead, inspire creative teams
- Must be stylistically versatile, open to experimentation and new media
- Have the ability to work well in a team both with the creative teams and the production and management personnel
- Be an excellent communicator and be prepared to contribute to in house training
- Must be able to work well under pressure and have a great sense of humour
- Must be prepared to work in-house out of their studios on the Isle of Man

Salary: Excellent Package

Location: South

Sector: Art, Design, Architecture

Position: Permanent

Expires: 13/04/2018

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