Lead Toon Boom Animator

Superbook – Virginia Beach, VA

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is seeking a Toon Boom Animator to bring characters and environments to life with personality and emotion for CBN’s latest animated production, GizmoGO!  Produced by the Superbook team for preschoolers, GizmoGO! is a mix of live action and colorful animation designed to entertain and teach young children 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:

  • 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.