Background Artists – Batman Universe Special

Join us for a Batman Universe special for Warner Bros. Animation!

This action and comedy packed special is nothing you have ever seen before in a Batman Universe! The hand drawn 2D special is already in production and we are looking for more artists to join our team.

If you are up for this challenge and your passion lies in traditional animation, join us in Helsinki, Finland! 

The roles of Background Artists 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 with Adobe Suite

Proficiency with Toon Boom Harmony and experience with a ShotGrid pipeline is considered a plus. 

Purpose of the role
The role of Background Artist entails working together with the Creative Director and BG Supervisor in translating the script and the director’s vision into a first class special.

Application period:
Apply now

Contract time period:
January 2023 – June 2023

Location:
Helsinki, Finland, with a possibility of a provided accommodation

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!

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 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 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.