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Current Vacancies

We are not currently hiring for any new postions. When a new position becomes available, we will post it here.

Storyboard Artist:
Stop-Motion Animated Series

We are looking for a Storyboard Artist to join the production of a new 40 x 5” stop-motion animated pre-school series in the creation of storyboards which will feed our 2D animatics. Photoshop experience essential and experience in Toonboom Storyboard Pro is preferable. Experience in After Effects and Premiere also welcome for working closely with the Animatic Editor and building a 2D asset library. Must be organised and resourceful across file management and version control.

The role will be based in Birmingham at a new studio facility, with possible work from home flexibility. Experience in broadcast series (especially Children’s) ideal, or continued episodic short form animation.

We are especially interested in hearing from applicants from diverse or under-represented backgrounds.

  • Length of contract: Feb 23–Jan 24.

Please apply with CV to jobs@secondhomestudios.com with ‘Series Storyboard Artist’ in the subject header.

Animators:
Stop-Motion Animated Series

We are looking for 6 experienced Stop Motion Animators to join our team on the production of a brand new pre-school stop-motion animated series. Based in Birmingham at a new studio facility, the role will require working consistently across 40 episodes.

Experience in broadcast series ideal, or continued episodic short form animation.

We welcome hearing from applicants from diverse or under-represented backgrounds.

  • Length of contract: May 23–Jan 24.

Please apply with CV to jobs@secondhomestudios.com with ‘Series Animator’ in the subject header.

Props Maker:
Stop-Motion Animated Series

We are looking for an experienced and versatile Props Maker to join our team on the production of a brand new pre-school stop-motion animated series.

Based in Birmingham at a new studio facility, the role will require versatility across 12 sets (6 in shoot, 6 in turnaround) working closely with the Set Dresser, Puppet Maker and Series Director. Must be experienced in working with all standard materials, including fabrication and moulding and casting. Competent use of machine tools and plant machinery is expected. Special experience in textiles a distinct advantage.

We welcome hearing from applicants from diverse or under-represented backgrounds.

  • Length of contract: End of Feb 23–Jan 24.

Please apply with CV to jobs@secondhomestudios.com with ‘Series Prop Maker’ in the subject header.

Assistant Props Maker:
Stop-Motion Animated Series

We are looking for a Props Maker to join our team on the production of a brand new pre-school stop-motion animated series.

Based in Birmingham at a new studio facility, the role will require versatility across 12 sets working closely with Art Department and Director.

Experience in working with all standard materials, including fabrication and moulding and casting preferrable. Competent use of machine tools and plant machinery is expected. Special experience in textiles a distinct advantage.

We welcome hearing from applicants from diverse or under-represented backgrounds.

  • Length of contract: End of Feb 23–Jan 24.

Please apply with CV to jobs@secondhomestudios.com with ‘Series Assistant Prop Maker’ in the subject header.

Editor:
Stop-Motion Animated Series

We are looking for an experienced Editor to join our team on the production of a brand new pre-school stop-motion animated series.

Based in Birmingham at a new studio facility, the role will involve creating all the master offline edits for 40 x 5” episodes. Some  animatic editing may be required, and marshalling of cleaned-up shots across different iterations.

Experience with the Fishcat/Editreader systems essential. We welcome hearing from applicants from diverse or under-represented backgrounds.

  • Length of contract: May 23–Feb 24.

Please apply with CV to jobs@secondhomestudios.com with ‘Series Editor’ in the subject
header.

Editor: Stop-Motion Animated Series

We are looking for an experienced Editor to join our team on the production of a brand new pre-school stop-motion animated series.

Based in Birmingham at a new studio facility, the role will involve creating all the master offline edits for 40 x 5” episodes. Some  animatic editing may be required, and marshalling of cleaned-up shots across different iterations.

Experience with the Fishcat/Editreader systems essential. We welcome hearing from applicants from diverse or under-represented backgrounds.

  • Length of contract: May 23–Feb 24.

Please apply with CV to jobs@secondhomestudios.com with ‘Series Editor’ in the subject
header.

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