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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

Passion are looking for a New Business Producer to join their team. You will be across every stage of the pitch process, working very closely with Commercials EP, from initial briefing with agency to final pitch submission.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have had at two to three years production experience at a top animation studio working as Producer or Production Manager.
  • Have a creative eye and positive way of thinking- and be a keen problem-solver.
  • Be a quick learner, and able to immerse themselves in our archive of work.
  • Be extremely organised.
  • Be calm under pressure and thrive in a busy environment.
  • Enjoy working in a team.
  • Be an excellent communicator with your team but also clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting New Business team activities, working closely with EP.
  • Brainstorming with the wider New Business team which director or artist is suitable for an enquiry, assessing the enquiry with the production department in terms of feasibility.
  • Curate showreels in conjunction with the EP
  • Leading communication with the Client and Director during the pitch process.
  • Working closely with New Business Coordinator- booking and liaising with artists and crew during the pitch process and managing pitch budgets for each pitch with the EP.
  • Helping to create schedules & budgets with EP/HOP/production department team.
  • Helping to facilitate handover of project from pitch to award with the production team.

Salary circa £35K or based on Experience.

CVs to bellep@passion-pictures.com

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.

Passion is an award-winning independent production company with a 34-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.

Passion Pictures are looking for a highly professional, experienced Executive Assistant to take on the dual role of Personal Assistant to the Founder of Passion Pictures and Assistant to the Creative Director. The role is exacting and challenging but, for the right candidate, incredibly rewarding. You will be providing day-to-day comprehensive organisational and administrative support to two busy members of senior management and must be confident dealing with sensitive and confidential information and liaising with colleagues in all departments of the company.

The main duties of the Executive Assistant include but are not limited to:

  • Extensive personal and professional diary management including scheduling meetings and conference calls
  • Home maintenance and management
  • Organising travel including obtaining or updating visas, hotel bookings and preparing itineraries
  • Handling internal and external correspondence
  • Adapting to a constantly dynamic workflow and changing schedules

Candidate specification:

  • At least 4 years demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Able to efficiently prioritise workload
  • Excellent multitasker
  • Affinity with animals as the Founder has a dog
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Exacting attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Pro-active, organised, meticulous, honest, committed and supportive

Salary dependent upon experience.

How to apply:

Please send a CV and cover letter to saskiab@passion-pictures.com

Start date ASAP

This role is full-time and will be based in our London studio

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

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.

Passion Pictures are looking for a New Business Assistant in our Hove-based Animation Games department. The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to grow into this new role and develop their existing skills. We are looking for someone with drive, curiosity, brilliant organisational skills, and a desire to learn, who will provide a reliable and high standard of support to this department. Ideally you will aspire to work in the animation industry and have an interest in the production of animated game trailers.

The main duties of the New Business Assistant include but are not limited to:

  • General administration including clearly naming, collating, and managing briefing materials within Passion’s systems and providing ad-hoc administrative support to the team on a day-to-day basis
  • Research into current gaming industry news and media, including new and future releases across various gaming platforms and the marketing materials released around that
  • Assisting on pitch design including layouts, reference research and copywriting
  • Some co-ordination tasks for example liaising with artists such as; writers, concept artists and designers both internally and externally

Candidate specification:

  • Strong interest in and desire to work in the animation industry
  • An interest in sales/production or art/design
  • Knowledge of current/ future gaming trends and general gaming industry terminology
  • Some knowledge of InDesign, Squarespace and Microsoft Office packages are desirable

Salary dependent upon experience.

How to apply:

Please send a CV and cover letter to lucief@passion-pictures.com

Start date ASAP

This role is full-time and will be based in our Hove office.