Join us for a new super duper 2D series for Nickelodeon USA!
We’re bolstering our team for a new comic-book inspired 2D toon for Nickelodeon USA! If you love hilarious and exciting action comedy, snappy and expressive 2D animation, stories full of friendship and teamwork, a character line-up of accidental superheroes and whimsical villains, you are in for a fun ride with us!
The roles of Background Artist are primarily based in Gigglebug’s studio in Helsinki, Finland. Applicants who are ready to relocate to Helsinki, will be prioritised.
All applicants must be proficient in the Adobe Suite. Previous experience in a ShotGrid pipeline is considered a plus.
Purpose of the role
The role of Background Artist entails working together with the Director, Art Director and Background Supervisor in translating the script and the director’s vision into a first class animated series.
- Further in-depth position descriptions will be provided later in June 2022.
Contract time period:
1.5-2 years, starting in November 2023 (yup, that’s still pretty far away but time flies when you are busy. In case you like to plan ahead, you can certainly apply already!)
Does this adventure call to you?
You can apply by sending your cover letter and portfolio to us as soon as possible.
Please note that we will start interviews for these positions as soon as possible. So please act quickly to start your new adventure with us in the Nordics!
We are a fast-growing, 100+ deep band of animation people, enthusiasts, and visionaries from around the world, brought together to inject positivity and creativity to the world of kid’s content. Our agile animation studio in the Heart of Helsinki, Finland. This is our atelier. Home of the Gigglebug. Hotbed of fun. And a safe space for stand out creativity.
Our mindset, values and work ethic translate to creativity, honesty, equality and high quality. In short: Nordic playfulness. As humans, we look for purpose in our work. Our purpose is to contribute to making the world a better place – by spreading laughter and joy.
We want to make the best stuff in the world. But we also want to live the best life we can. This means world-class projects; a warm, supportive culture; and all the benefits of the Finnish society. Read: trustworthy people, stable governance, inclusive values, tons of nature, healthy work-life balance, free and high-quality schools and daycares, social and healthcare benefits… The list of nice things is abundant.
Future Workplaces certificate is granted to workplaces that are characterised by boldness, passion and human values. It is awarded to companies that have succeeded in creating an exceptionally positive employee experience.
The employee experience in Gigglebug was evaluated in April 2022 based on a Siqni survey sent to all the employees. On the basis of the survey, Siqni has granted Gigglebug a Future Workplaces certificate.