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We are looking for an experienced Art Director who is excited about leading on a unique and exciting Netflix original series that is authentically African and will impact young people around the world. They would need to lead the Art department and create and maintain the visual style and quality of the series. The series is about to go into Development and will move straight into pre-production as the funding is in place. This role will see the Art Director working with the visual development team in Cape Town (South Africa) and CG 3D team in Dublin (Ireland). Our Art Directors are responsible for creating and maintaining the visual style and quality of the show. As the leader of the Design Team, the Art Director should also inspire and elevate the artists to deliver their best work—and have fun while doing it! This exciting new opportunity for an Art Director to join its in-house team in Cape Town, South Africa asap for a long contract. We are seeking candidates who are familiar with the animation pipeline and experienced in hands-on production work for design and color.
Starts 1 July 2019


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Triggerfish are looking for experienced and super talented Character and Environment Concept Artists to join on a Netflix original TV series that is authentically African and will impact young people around the world. You will work closely with our Art Director to concept original concepts from early production to final render, while also expanding and influencing the future direction of the series. You will create a range of assets from characters, villains and environments while working closely with the AD and the CG Design Team in Dublin.
Starts 1 August 2019


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Triggerfish Animation are looking for an experienced Series Director who is excited about leading on a unique and exciting Netflix original series that is authentically African and will impact young people around the world. The series is in Development and will move straight into pre-production as the funding is in place. Experienced Animation TV Series Director required to join our expanding production team for a Netflix Original from Africa. The Director must have strong creative vision and will be involved in all phases of the production from start to completion. They will work directly with the Series Producer to ensure the production deadlines are met and delivered to world class standard. This exciting new opportunity for a Series Director to join its in-house team in Cape Town and Dublin for a long contract.

Collaborate closely with Head writer, script department, production team, individual artists and external production companies if required. Work with Head Writer, Script Editors to ensure storylines are in keeping with approved production parameters. Lead Storyboard + Animatic phases through to animation + compositing to final picture and sound, ensuring Partners notes are adhered to, throughout the entire process. Work to approved production schedule and budget. Work effectively directing all areas of the Production teams.5 years industry experience with Director credit for TV series, Proven track record, in depth knowledge and experience of various production pipelines. Strong leadership and ability to manage individuals and various teams. Attention to detail. Sound editorial judgement based on previous directing experience. Excellent communication skills.Excellent organization skills Motivated and passionate about animation and childrens TV series Salary to be negotiated.
Starts 1 July 2019


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Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Character Animators with a strong sense of performance, weight, timing to create compelling and appealing character animation. Positions open from August 2019
Starts 1 August 2019


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Triggerfish occasionally provides financial support for exceptional candidates who want to study animation at a reputable institution. Current applications are for the 2020 academic year.
Starts 1 November 2019


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Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Crowd Animators with a strong sense of performance, weight, timing to create compelling and appealing animation for crowd and background characters. Positions open from October 2019
Starts 1 October 2019


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The 9 month paid internships run from January 2019 to the beginning of October and are an invaluable opportunity to get practical experience working alongside the best artists and animation professionals in the country while being directly involved in high quality animated film productions for international release. These Internships are limited to South African graduates who have not yet been employed in the industry, but who hold an Animation or Film and TV-related Degree, National Diploma or National Certificate from a recognised South African institution. Interns will be placed within teams working on one of the projects based on their career goals and skillsets. Triggerfish strives for workplace diversity, and BEE applicants are encouraged.
Starts 1 November 2019


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Senior, Mid and Junior roles. Lighting Artists with a strong sense of lighting, colour and mood to meet creative brief and ensure a high standard of visual quality. Positions open from October 2019
Starts 1 October 2019


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