Animation Supervisor

Superbook – Virginia Beach, VA

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is seeking an Animation Supervisor to direct 2D Toon Boom animators and bring characters to life with personality and emotion for CBN’s latest animated production, GizmoGO!  Produced by the Superbook team for young children, GizmoGO! is a mix of live action and colorful animation designed to entertain and teach with songs, stories, and a bit of humor.

CBN is dedicated to bringing the Word of God and salvation to children through Superbook programs, a scripturally accurate animated series that includes teaching materials and interactive online experiences for children around the world.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience effectively leading and directing a team of animators.
  • Strong experience in Toon Boom Harmony 2D rigging and asset creation.
  • Experience as a character animator on television animation, feature films, commercial and/or video game production.
  • Strong understanding of the principles of animation, acting, and composition.
  • Excellent artistic vision and storytelling sensibility.
  • Strong sense of design.
  • Working knowledge of After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premiere.
  • Basic understanding of compositing.
  • Ability to match and expound on the show’s established style
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to strategize and implement a plan.
  • Proven ability to multitask within a deadline-driven environment and be productive under pressure; strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural environment with ability to delegate and collaborate with an international team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in animation or other relevant area of study, or equivalent combination of education desirable.