One of Europe's leading Feature Film, TV Drama and Animation groups working with major global partners

Background Designer - For Animation Department

Closing date: August 25, 2017

Layout & Background Artist required with artistic, creative and technical experience in animated series and features.

About Telegael

Established in 1988, our multi-Emmy® and IFTA award winning studio works with international producers, distributors and broadcasters to develop, finance and co-produce animation and live-action content for the global market. Our client list includes some of the biggest names in global broadcasting including Disney, Netflix, Nickelodeon, Lionsgate, Discovery Kids, BBC, ITV, ZDF, Content Media International, France Television, Ch5 UK, Super-RTL, KIKA, ABC Australia, NBC Universal Sprout, Hulu, Virgin Media and Cartoon Network. We have co-produced more than 750 hours of television. Our productions have been distributed to over 140 territories throughout the world and have been translated into more than 40 languages.

About the Position

We are seeking to hire a Layout & Background Painting Artist with previous production experience for an animated series on a fixed term full time contract. We are seeking portfolios/reels that show strong drawing skills as well as colour work with a strong understanding of perspective, spacial awareness and a keen sense of design.; a variety of styles must and should be shown in your previous work. While the current series is 3D it would be an advantage to have worked on 2D series or feature. Having a strong design portfolio would also be beneficial.

To start as soon as possible at our Head Office located at Telegael, Spiddal, Co. Galway. Closing Date for applications is 25th of Aug, 2017 at 5.00 p.m. Applications submitted after this time will not be considered.



Email an up-to-date copy of your resume and portfolio attachments / links

Please subject your email “Background Designer vacancy”

For further information contact Colm Griffin & Morgan O’Brien  at Colm@telegael.com & Morgan@Telegael.com