Careers

Pop Paper City are currently recruiting for our exciting 3D pre-school series! To find out more about the show, take a look at our in development page.

Current Vacancies

We are currently recruiting to expand our team, and we are on the look for an array of positions. 

 

Artists with a background in Cinema 4D are preferred but training will be provided for users of other 3D softwares such as Maya. 

 

We are looking for team members who have enthusiasm, are great team players with great skills, and are keen to work with us for the duration of the series, and ongoing future series. 

 

You’ll work alongside a talented and diverse group of people in a beautiful setting on the South Coast. 

 

What we’ve got for you (benefits): 

 

  • Many fun social events throughout the year 
  • Friday ‘Beer O’Clock’ 
  • Friendly team 
  • Free refreshments 

 

To apply for the roles, please send a CV and showreel to jobs@poppapercity.com 

 

When you send the email through please have the subject line as “Your Name, Job Title Application, Software Used”

 

It is vital that your showreel or portfolio includes what you did for each project – if that isn’t already featured on the reel or portfolio please include it in your email or a separate document. 

 


Mid-Level 3D Animator (Cinema 4D Users Preferred)

 

Level : Experienced 

 

Description : 

In our studio we strive to create CG character animation of the highest standard. Animators need an excellent understanding of timing, body mechanics, performance and strong posing.
Candidates must show organisational skills, and be communicative with those in their team, and across departments.

 

Key Skills and Responsibilities :

 

  • Ability to block animation in stepped keys
  • Exceptional understanding of animation principles
  • Comfortable using various types of 3D rigs.
  • Excellent understanding of body mechanics, performance and strong posing
  • Ability to find creative solutions to a problem
  • Managing your workload and completing the shots allocated to you on time.

 

Personal Skills :

  • Both self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Able to take direction and willing to address constructive feedback
  • Able to communicate clearly with colleagues 
  • Able to work collaboratively, as well as independently
  • Be able to deliver on schedule, working calmly and efficiently under pressure
  • Have an appreciation of accuracy and pay close attention to detail

 

  • Be able to interpret feedback and make appropriate changes
  • Effectively communicate ideas to colleagues in team meetings

 

 

Required Experience :

  • At least 1+ years production experience.
  • At least 2+ years experience with a 3D programme such as Cinema 4D or Maya
  • Must have a show-reel demonstrating strong character animation

 

Senior 3D Animator

 

Key Responsibilities 

 

  • Managing your workload and completing the shots allocated to you on time.
  • Ensuring your work is communicating clearly from blocking through to final animation.
  • Checking the work of your team members to ensure that there are no errors before it is passed to the Director for review 
  • Monitoring and maintaining the workflow of your team and flagging any potential issues to the Production Management team 

 

Required Skills 

 

  • Fluent in using Cinema 4D (or equivalent) for character animation.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of character animation from blocking to polish.
  • Familiarity with using various types of 3D rigs.
  • Excellent understanding of body mechanics, performance and strong posing.
  • Ability to find creative solutions to a problem.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to monitor your team’s performance 
  • Artistic skills would be extremely beneficial but not essential
  • A strong grasp of film language in order to tell the story in the most efficient and impactful way possible

 

Personal Skills 

 

  • Open, approachable and friendly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly motivated to do their best and to always be improving
  • Responsive to taking direction and feedback
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop professionally
  • Ability to quickly integrate & communicate well in a small team

 

Required Experience 

 

  • A showreel which demonstrates the above requirements
  • Having performed tasks associated with a team lead would be a bonus.
  • 3+ years experience in a middle-weight or senior position working on a film / television production

 

Compositor

 

Level : Experienced 

 

Description : 

The Compositor will work alongside our Animation Director to bring to life the final rendered shots.   They will add atmosphere and VFX elements to apply the finishing touches as well as combining live-action footage with CGI backgrounds.

 

Key Skills and Responsibilities :

 

  • Add VFX elements such as smoke, atmosphere, lens flares and glows.
  • Chroma Keying live-action plates
  • Compositing live-action footage on CGI backgrounds making sure lighting and shadows are realistic
  • Meet daily quotas for finished Composites
  • Colour correcting any required shots. 
  • We need people with experience or understanding in the following: 
  • Experience in Cinema 4D
  • Using C4D dynamics
  • Using C4D deformes to create animation
  • Understanding of C4D’s mograph

 

Personal Skills :

  • Both self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Able to take direction and willing to address constructive feedback
  • Able to communicate clearly with colleagues 
  • Able to work collaboratively, as well as independently
  • Be able to deliver on schedule, working calmly and efficiently under pressure
  • Have an appreciation of accuracy and pay close attention to detail

 

 

Required Experience :

  • At least 1+ years production experience.
  • At least 2+ years’ experience with a Compositing programme such as After Effects or Nuke

 

CG Generalist

 

Level : Experienced 

 

Description : 

The CG Generalist will work alongside our Animation Director in a range of areas of production, assisting in animation, asset creation and compositing. Animating characters, building environments and adding the finishing touches with visual effects. 

Candidates must be masters of organisation and time management in order to assist within a wide area of production efficiently and effectively. 

The candidate must have a strong passion for animation and a desire to work within a larger team to come together to create something amazing.

 

Key Skills and Responsibilities :

  • Strong understanding of animation principles
  • Comfortable using various types of 3D rigs.
  • Ability to Model, UV and texture stylised assets.
  • Managing your workload and completing the tasks allocated to you on time.
  • Ability to find creative solutions to a problem
  • Add VFX elements such as smoke, atmosphere, lens flares and glows to required shots
  • Colour Correcting any required shots
  • Making sure to meet daily and weekly quotas
  • Responding positively to, and acting on notes and feedback from your Director and Supervisor.

Personal Skills :

  • Both self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Able to take direction and willing to address constructive feedback
  • Able to communicate clearly with colleagues 
  • Able to work collaboratively, as well as independently
  • Be able to deliver on schedule, working calmly and efficiently under pressure
  • Have an appreciation of accuracy and pay close attention to detail
  • Have high organisational skills and be able to work independently and take initiative.
  • Effectively communicate ideas to colleagues in team meetings

Required Experience :

  • At least 2+ years production experience.
  • At least 2+ years experience with a 3D programme such as Cinema 4D or Maya
  • Knowledge of Render plug ins such as Octane, Redshift or Arnold.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative suite such as Premiere, After Effect and Photoshop
  • Rigging experience is a plus.

 

Please note: All salaries will be dependant on experience.

Get in Touch!

 

Please note: by submitting your details through our contact form, you agree for your data to be used by Lovelove Films Ltd or Pop Paper City Ltd for employment purposes.

LoveLove Films Careers FAQ

What format should I submit my CV in?
Our preferred format for CVs is PDF. Please submit your CV for a role by emailing it to the email address detailed in the job description with the subject line “Your Name – Job Role”.

How can I submit my portfolio/showreel?
Please refer to the job posting for specific submission requirements. Please attach a link to online showreels or portfolio websites. If we would like to see additional work, you will be contacted.

How long should my showreel be?
Showreels should be up to a maximum of three minutes in length.


Will LoveLove Films contact me regarding the status of my application?
Due to the quantity of submissions received, we are not able to offer individual feedback. However, you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application.

 

If you have any questions about the role that you are applying for, or want to know anything else, please send an email through to us at info@lovelovefilms.com