Slap Happy is one of Vancouver's fastest growing animation studios and bolsters an exceptional portfolio, having worked with, and currently working with some of the world's leading development partners; Netflix, Warner Bros, Corus Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Comedy Central, and more.
We’re currently looking for a Setup Artist to complete Scene Setup for the start of Key Posing/Animation on “Tom & Jerry in New York”.
Assemble scenes with required design assets (BG, Characters, props) and stock animation cycles, while maintaining size relationships and hookups from scene to scene in Adobe Animate
Preview Animatics and episodic assets to find possible creative and technical issues that will need to be addressed prior to Key Posing/Animation
Create ‘Master Comps’ containing all assets for each episodes
Place and resize assets correctly to the Animatic composition for each scenes
Follow Director’s notes and insert stock animation cycles for required scenes
Extending scene timeline and apply all necessary camera moves for each scenes
Experienced in Scene Setup with Scene Comp and Character Comps in Adobe Animate
An eager Setup Artist looking to assist in creating world class animation for a Classic IP
Someone who enjoys both the creative and technical side of 2D Animation
Able to work within a fast paced series production schedule and adapt to changes easily within a highly dynamic environment
Detail-oriented, technically inclined and solution-oriented with strong problem solving skills
A strong eye for design details and composition, and understand the technical structure of this role to ease the pipeline pressure at Key Posing/Animation stage
A strong work ethic, communication skills, and are a good team player
Strong time-management skills to meet assigned deadlines and expectations
Previous experience as a Setup Artist on a 2D series or feature
Proficiency in both Adobe Photoshop and Animate
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