Animation Coordinator – Tom and Jerry Time!

Join us for Tom and Jerry Time!

This is the kind of classic cartoon stuff that only comes along every so often and we are thrilled about starting production! The hand drawn, non-dialogue format for Warner Bros Animation calls for an expansion to our team – cartoon lovers, come join us! Tom & Jerry Time is the first preschool outing for the iconic cat and mouse duo.

The role is primarily based in Gigglebug’s studio in Helsinki, Finland.  Applicants who are ready to relocate to Helsinki, will be prioritised.

Purpose of the role:
Animation Coordinator entails working together with the Animation Supervisor in making sure the 2D animators and FX animator’s daily and weekly tasks are assigned and the team keeps to schedule. 

The ideal candidate would have:

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • An understanding of the 2D production pipeline, knowledge of file formats and asset management
  • Ability to express themselves clearly in person and in writing, both in numbers, words and images
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a part of a team
  • Take direction and to take initiative
  • Ability to work under schedules and deadlines 
  • We look for a readiness to lead a team combined with the focus to also execute the smallest details

Application period:
Apply now!

Contract time period:
2+ years, starting as early as October 2022

Location:
Helsinki, Finland

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 this position as soon as possible. So please act quickly to start your new adventure with us in the Nordics!

Why Gigglebug?
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 is located 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.

Why Nordics?
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 characterized 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.