Designer – 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. 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.

If you have questions, please send them through with your application.

Purpose of the role
As a Designer you will work under the supervision of the Art Director and help in creating episodic design for Tom and Jerry Time.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating episodic designs (e.g. locations, props and FX) for Tom and Jerry Time that are appropriate for the series’ preschool audience
  • Collaborating with the design team and other departments in making sure the designs fit the Tom and Jerry Time -style, but that they also fit the needs of the other departments (e.g. layout)

Qualifications:

  • Excellent drawing skills, specifically on locations and props
  • Ability to work in Photoshop
  • Ability to take direction and understanding of 2D traditional animation
  • Ability to work as part of team, in a collaborative work environment
  • Understanding and respect for production deadlines (past experience in working in productions is a plus!)
  • Love for cartoons

Application period:
Apply now!

Contract time period:
1.5-2 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 these positions when the application period ends. 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.