Become a ticktockrobot

And hit the animate button every day!

We're an ever growing studio always on the lookout for fun, friendly and talented people to join us.  If you have a love of anything motion and design, enjoy a challenge and relsih the oppertunity to create and explore, then this could be the place for you.  Have a look below at what jobs we have available and get in touch!

Maya Character Animator

Freelance Contract

We are on the lookout for great Maya animators to work on a fun, quirky children’s educational series.  We need animators who are skilled at delivering characterful animated performances that support the style and narrative of our characters and production. Your day-to-day focuses on punchy comedic timing, charming acting choices, and production deadlines, whilst meeting the Creative and Animation Director's vision.  Animation is essential to who we are, so we’re looking for animators who can work productively, take direction and feedback, and join us in creating something truly fun and rewarding for children to learn with.

Location: This is a remote position at present ( and can remain so after lockdown if required ).

Level: All experience levels will be considered, as long as you have a great reel.

Start Date: We have two positions with a range of start dates ( earliest being October 2020).

Salary: Competitive and based on experience.

Contract Type: 12 month freelance contract ( potential to be extended ).

Essential Skills:

  • A strong general knowledge of Maya.
  • Great acting and posing for character animation – especially cartoonish.
  • Fast and efficient work flow.
  • Effectively realise storyboards.
  • Work independently and as part of a larger team.
  • Can take direction as well as apply creative problem solving.
  • Ability to review and critique own work.
  • Receive and apply constructive feedback.

Desirable Skills :

  • Experience using Maya Studio Library
  • AfterEffects compositing.
  • AfterEffects animation inc Particular and other common plugins.
  • Maya lighting and texturing using Arnold.
  • Experience with online render farms.

Freelance

Speculative

We work with a range of clients producing an eclectic mix of animated content.  We originate ideas and concepts from scratch as well as realise briefs for the entire digital spectrum.  Every project is unique and its development organic. We are here to help where and when our clients need us, from start to finish and anywhere in between.  The services we offer are writing, conception, design and full production to delivery.  We are always on the lookout for talented people so we can build exactly the right team for each brief.  If you love what you do, want to work on exciting projects and continue to explore and push your skill sets, then please get in touch!

Essential Skills:

  • Fast and efficient work flow.
  • Work independently and as part of a larger team.
  • Can take direction as well as apply creative problem solving.
  • Ability to review and critique own work.
  • Receive and apply constructive feedback.
  • A passion to create, learn and explore.
  • A love of all things design and motion.