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D.T. Nethery
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Simon’s Cat looking for an experienced TVPaint animator

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Jan. 27, 2023 -
Simon’s Cat (part of the Banijay Group) is looking for an experienced 2D TVPaint animator to join the team!

As a key part of the animation team, you’ll develop films from animatics through to final delivery, closely collaborating with our Animation Director & Creative Director on monthly films.
2D Animator Requirements

Previous experience in a similar role and a thorough knowledge of TV Paint are essential for this role – a love for cats and cat content are a bonus.


Develop hand-drawn storyboards from Creative Director into animatics using TV Paint.
2D character animation using TVPaint.
When applicable, give direction and feedback to clean-up artists & animation assistants.

Collaborate with Animation Director, Assistants, and the Production Team to ensure the smooth delivery of films with weekly review meetings.

Knowledge & Skills:

Proven experience as a 2D animator
In-depth knowledge and experience working with TV Paint
Comfortable working with deadlines and budget restrictions
Excellent attention to detail
Friendly and personable manner

This is a hybrid working role with 3 days a week working from home with 1 – 2 days a week required to work from our studio in Shepherds Bush, London, UK.

If you are interested in applying, please send a copy of your CV & showreel or portfolio with an accompanying cover letter to -

Please include your relevant experience and interest in the role within your cover letter.

Animator, TVPaint Beta-Tester, Animation Educator and Consultant.
MacOS 12.7.1 Monterey , Mac Mini (2018) , 3.2 GHz 6-Core Intel Core i7,
16 GB RAM , TVPaint PRO 11.7.1 - 64bit , Wacom Cintiq 21UX 2nd Gen.
,Wacom Intuos Pro 5 , Wacom driver version 6.3.39-1
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