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Office

Job Overview:

The role of runner is an entry level position, with no experience required, although an interest in animation and some relevant technical skills is essential. You must be available to work some evenings and weekends. The role of runner is not full time, you can expect to work 2-3 shifts a week (approx. 30 hours). This role is ideally suited so someone looking for their first job in animation as it will give you an invaluable insight into how a busy, successful production company functions.

Job Outline:

  • Ensuring the office runs smoothly day-to-day
  • Supporting the COO, Head Runner and Receptionist in any ad hoc tasks throughout the day
  • Keeping the office and meeting rooms tidy and organised
  • Supplying refreshments for any client meetings
  • Making local deliveries and collections
  • Covering reception when needed
  • Holding keys and alarm codes to the company building as you will sometimes open up in the mornings and lock up at night
  • Assisting in research and development on projects where needed
  • Feed and take our office dogs for walks throughout the day

Job requirements:

  • An interest in animation/ CG/ visual/ design/ illustration/ documentaries, working knowledge of animation programs such as Maya would be excellent.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel, adobe products and willingness to learn
  • Willingness to learn about advertising and commercials production terminology
  • Knowledge of CG process/ techniques/ terminology an advantage
  • Good personal and phone manner
  • Willingness to learn the operation of the company telephone switchboard

Personal skills:

  • Ambition to work within the animation industry
  • Helpful, proactive, organised, methodical
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Good sense of humour
  • Creative

All applications must be submitted to rebeccas@passion-pictures.com

Start Date: ASAP

Who are we?

Passion is an award-winning independent production company with a 33-year heritage in making animated shorts, commercials, documentary series and features. Founded in London, Passion is a truly international company with studios in Paris, Barcelona and producers in the USA. With world renowned animation talent, an Oscar Winning Feature Documentary team, experiential expertise and a design driven sister-studio, Passion is uniquely positioned to create ground-breaking work for any medium.

Job Overview

The role of receptionist is full-time, requiring you to be in the office 5 days a week. The receptionist is the first point of contact for telephone calls and visitors to the company, you will manage the company telephone switchboard for all divisions of the company, connecting callers and taking messages where necessary, as well as monitoring the company’s info email inbox and forwarding enquiries to the appropriate teams. You will develop and utilise a basic knowledge of the company’s activities and key personnel including the company’s website content and social media channels.

Job Outline

  • Answering switchboard and transferring calls
  • Greeting visitors
  • Making sure the office is observing Covid protocols
  • Keeping reception area tidy and presentable at all times
  • Ordering refreshments/lunches for meetings
  • Ensuring we have stationery supplies and printer paper
  • Arranging couriers, taxis, collections and daily post
  • Assisting COO and their assistant with ad-hoc tasks
  • Going on runs where needed
  • Managing meeting room bookings
  • Assisting with presentations/treatments/photoshop/InDesign where needed

Job Requirements

  • At least 1 year reception experience
  • An interest in animation and documentary production
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel, adobe products and willingness to learn
  • Ambition to learn about advertising and commercials production terminology
  • Knowledge of CG process/ techniques/ terminology an advantage

Personal Skills

  • Ambition to work within the Animation industry
  • Helpful, proactive, organised, methodical, good sense of humour
  • Accuracy with attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Must love dogs!

All applications must be submitted to rebeccas@passion-pictures.com

Start Date: ASAP

Who are we?

Passion is an award-winning independent production company with a 33-year heritage in making animated shorts, commercials, documentary series and features. Founded in London, Passion is a truly international company with studios in Paris, Barcelona and producers in the USA. With world renowned animation talent, an Oscar Winning Feature Documentary team, experiential expertise and a design driven sister-studio, Passion is uniquely positioned to create ground-breaking work for any medium

Studio

JOB OVERVIEW

The role would consist of internal coordination for projects, specifically Commercials. Seeing a project from start to finish, from concept art, to Coordination of the CG team, through to Delivery. The CG Coordinator will liaise closely with the project Producer, VFX Supervisor, Head of CG and the Artists.

REQUIRMENTS

A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a similar role, Production company, Studio or Post house
Good understanding of CG, Animation, VFX workflows
A high level of organisational skills
Strong communication skills
Ability to multitask quickly and efficiently
Knowledge of scheduling software Shotgun would be an advantage

DUTIES

Work with Head of CG/ Studio Manager and Leads to schedule show and enforce delivery strategy
Attend scheduling meetings and provide daily information on delivery targets
Work with leads/artists to ensure targets are met and deadlines achieved
Chase outstanding elements as per Director/Supervisor/leads request
Work with editorial to ensure all relevant material for the show is correctly located
Generate playlists via Shotgun for daily internal reviews and bi-weekly CG Supervisor reviews
Record and issue feedback
Organise and set up bookings across all shows for internal reviews, CG Supervisor reviews, Director reviews and shot briefs
Conduct daily’s with Leads, taking notes and issuing internally to artists
Responsible for all notes, briefs, procedural changes to shots and committing all relevant data to relevant pages in Shotgun
Report any delays in correlation with the current schedule immediately, work with Producer to amend delivery schedule accordingly
This is a people-facing role and requires someone with the ability to balance and delegate tasks clearly and efficiently.

If you think you would be well suited to this role, please send a cover letter & CV to niaj@passion-pictures.com