Gumball Jobs

Job opportunities on the Cartoon Network TV show

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The Amazing World of Gumball – Job board 12 June 2018

by natleberreturner

Freelance 3D Animator (for an immediate start and until 20 July 18)

We are looking for one mid to senior 3D character animator to join the team asap.

Because of the nature of the show we are looking for an artist who can work flexibly across a range of animation styles and characters. Candidates must have strong knowledge and experience of Maya.

This is to work in-house in our studio in London, we are not able to work with artists remotely in this case.

Note that we can only consider applicants who have the right to work in the UK or the EU.

If you would like to apply for any of these roles please submit your CV/Resume with link to showreel to:  gumballjobs@turner.com

Due to the high volume of applications we can only reply to successful candidates. Applicants may be asked to take a test as part of the recruitment process.

 

About us:

Great Marlborough Productions Ltd in partnership with Cartoon Network London are the producers of “The Amazing World of Gumball” a mixed-media comedy animation series for children 7 to 11 year old. It has been awarded one Grammy and eight BAFTAS.

Our studio is located in central London and is home to 50+ artists working across multiple departments.

 

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3D Character Animators

by natleberreturner

We are looking for 3D CHARACTER ANIMATORS for an immedidate start.

In addition to the in house team of animators you will be working closely with the 3D Supervisor and responsible for the 3D animation within each episode.  The animation runs on a 2D Flash/3D Maya pipeline and can present the team with many levels of complexity.

The nature of the show will mean that you will need to adapt to a wide variety of stylised & unique characters whilst delivering well executed animation to tight production deadlines.

We are looking  for a Mid or Senior artist with previous experience in series, commercials or feature films. We will be looking for a strong character reel so if you do not have relevant experience please do not apply for the role at this time.

Requirements:  Knowledge of Maya is essential

Start date:           Immediate for a 6 month contract

Location:              London. This role requires you to have the legal rights to work in the UK.

If you would like to apply for this role please submit your CV/Resume with link to show reel to:  gumballjobs@turner.com.  Please print the name of the position in the subject line of your email.

After Effects Compositor

by natleberreturner

Great Marlborough Productions Ltd in partnership with Cartoon Network London are looking for an COMPOSITOR to work on the award winning series “The Amazing World of Gumball”.

The Compositor will be working directly with/for the Series Compositing Supervisor and Art Director. He/She will help set the look and create guides on selected shots for each episode. The key shots are used as reference/guide for our outsourcing studio where the main compositing team is based.

The series’ unique technical challenge for compositing is to integrate 2d and 3D character animation within mixed media environments (including live action, stills, 3D and 2D elements).

We are looking for a versatile, animation focused compositor with strong After Effect skills.

Please provide a CV and examples of work (links to websites/showreels/blogs, etc are fine). Selected applicants will be required to complete a test, which can be done remotely.

Requirements: In depth knowledge of After Effects and Photoshop, Working knowledge of Shotgun a plus.

Dates:   Starting October/November 2017, the role will run until July/August 2018

Location: London. This role requires you to have the legal rights to work in the UK.

If you would like to apply for this role please submit your CV/Resume with link to show reel to:  gumballjobs@turner.com.

Please print the name of the position in the subject line of your email.

 

 

 

 

2D Key Animators

by natleberreturner

Great Marlborough Production Ltd in association with Cartoon Network Studio Europe is looking for experienced 2D KEY ANIMATORS to work on Season 6 of THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL (44 x 11 minutes).

Working from our studio in central London, the 2D animators will be taking each episode through its key frame animation stage. As the show is mixed-media, we work to a 2D and 3D animation pipeline, with the majority of the animation being 2D.

The style of the show requires strong 2-D drawn animation skills, the ability to stay on model, and deliver well executed animation to tight production deadlines.  You will also be required to rough assist full animation on more complex shots, in preparation for the out of house in-betweening.

You will need a thorough working knowledge of Flash & Adobe Photoshop. Previous series experience is preferable.

If you would like to apply for this role please submit your CV/Resume with link to show reel to:  gumballjobs@turner.com

Please print the name of the position in the subject line of your email.

 

Start date:          May 2017 for one year

Location: LONDON. This role requires you to have the legal rights to work in the UK.

RECRUITING- 2D BACKGROUND ARTISTS – Starting Feb 2016

by laurabullen

Great Marlborough Productions Ltd as part of Cartoon Network London is looking for junior, mid & senior 2D BACKGROUND ARTISTS for Season 5 of “The Amazing World of Gumball”.

Starting from the layout artwork, the background department are responsible for the final look & lighting of each background plate. This involves the use of After Effects for moving backgrounds, as well as designing graphic elements to integrate into the backgrounds.

If you would like to apply for this role please submit your CV/Resume with link to showreel to:  gumballjobs@turner.com.  Please print the name of the position in the subject line of your email.

Selected applicants will be required to complete a background test that may take up to one day of work, which can be done remotely.

Experience Profile:

We are currently recruiting for junior, mid & senior positions

Requirements:

  • Ready to work in a fast paced series production
  • Good eye for photo-realism and confident with heavy photo manipulation
  • Comfortable with graphic design
  • Good understanding of colour theory, shot composition and camera focal lengths.

Knowledge:
Required: Photoshop, After Effects.

It is not essential to know Maya (Mental Ray) when applying for the 2D position but a willingness to learn the basics is preferred.

Knowledge of additional software will be considered.

Start Date: February 2016

Location: LONDON. This role requires you to have the legal rights to work in the UK.

RECRUITING – 2D ANIMATORS – Starting January 2016

by nellesnilloc

Great Marlborough Productions Limited as part of Cartoon Network is looking for 2D FLASH ANIMATORS to work on the next season of THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL (40 x 11 minutes).

As part of an in house team of 12, you will be taking each episode through its key frame animation stage, in addition to rough assisting full animation on more complex shots. This is in preparation for the out of house in-betweening.

The style of the show requires strong 2-D drawn animation skills, the ability to stay on model, and deliver well executed animation to tight production deadlines.

You will need a thorough working knowledge of Flash (CS 4 or higher would be a bonus). Previous series experience is preferable, but not essential.

If you would like to apply for this role please submit your CV/Resume with link to show reel to:  gumballjobs@turner.com

Please print the name of the position in the subject line of your email.

This role requires you to have the legal rights to work in the UK.

Start date:          January 2016
Location:            LONDON & remote working

SEASON 5 – STORYBOARD ARTISTS: Autumn 2015 start

by nellesnilloc

Great Marlborough Productions Ltd in partnership with Cartoon Network London are looking for STORYBOARD ARTISTS.

The Storyboard Artist will work from an approved script to deliver an 11min episode board. Working in Toon Boom Storyboard Pro, they will first produce a rough board with 3 subsequent revisions before final delivery. The Storyboard Artist will take direction from the Storyboard Supervisor and Series Directors. The schedule for each episode includes 3 full pitches.

Please provide a CV and examples of work (links to websites/showreels/blogs, etc are fine). Selected applicants will be required to complete a test, which can be done remotely.

Requirements:

  • Solid understanding of staging and composition for a show that’s primarily comedy but also has action elements.
  • Needs strong draftsmanship skills in order to keep characters consistently on-model.
  • Ensure quality and style of show is maintained.
  • Ability to work to schedule in a fast-paced series production.
  • Work well in a collaborative environment and be open to feedback, input and suggestions.
  • Visually interpreting ideas and providing input and solutions to creative aspects of the story.

Knowledge:

  • Required: Toon Boom Storyboard Pro

If you would like to apply for this role, please submit your CV/resume and examples of work/links to websites to: gumballjobs@turner.com. Please print the name of the position in the subject line of your email.

This position is open for both immediate short-term opportunities and long-term roles from Autumn 2015.

SENIOR 3D MAYA ANIMATORS

by nellesnilloc

Cartoon Network is looking for experienced 2 x SENIOR CHARACTER ANIMATORS to work on Season 4 of THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL (40 x 11 minutes).

In addition to an in house team of 6 you will be working closely with the 3D Supervisor and responsible for the 3D animation within each episode.  The animation runs on a 2D Flash/3D Maya pipeline and can present the team with many levels of complexity.

The nature of the show will mean that you will need to adapt to a wide variety of stylised & unique characters whilst delivering well executed animation to tight production deadlines.

Previous experience within a fast paced schedule is essential. We will be looking for a strong character reel so if you do not have relevant experience please do not apply for the role at this time.

If you would like to apply for this role please submit your CV/Resume with link to show reel to:  gumballjobs@turner.com.  Please print the name of the position in the subject line of your email.

 

Start date:           A.S.A.P. for approx. 8 weeks
Location:             LONDON

Recruitment on Season 4 & 5 of “THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL”

by nellesnilloc

We shall shortly be posting vacancies in most departments for the next season of The Amazing World of Gumball.  The approximate dates for these job ads will be:

Storyboard Artists & Storyboard Revisionist
Advertising in June/July for positions starting immediately

2D/3D Layout/Previz Artists – Junior /  Mid / Senior
Advertising in August for positions starting in October

2D Flash Animators – Junior /  Mid / Senior     
Advertising now for holiday cover for Season 4 and Season 5 contracts starting in November

3D Maya Animators – Junior /  Mid / Senior     
Advertising now for holiday cover for Season 4 and Season 5 contracts starting in November

2D/3D Background Artists – Junior /  Mid / Senior
Advertising now for holiday cover for Season 4 and Season 5 contracts starting in January 2016

Please keep checking back for new job opportunities here at Cartoon Network.
Most job applications will require applicants to do a short test before any offer will be made.

gumballjobs@turner.com

SEASON 5 – 2D Flash Character Animators – starting January 2016

by nellesnilloc

Great Marlborough Productions Limited as part of Cartoon Network is looking for 2D FLASH ANIMATORS to work on the next season of THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL (40 x 11 minutes).

As part of an in house team of 12, you will be taking each episode through its key frame animation stage, in addition to rough assisting full animation on more complex shots. This is in preparation for the out of house in-betweening.

The style of the show requires strong 2-D drawn animation skills, the ability to stay on model, and deliver well executed animation to tight production deadlines.

You will need a thorough working knowledge of Flash (CS 4 or higher would be a bonus). Previous series experience is preferable, but not essential.

If you would like to apply for this role please submit your CV/Resume with link to show reel to:  gumballjobs@turner.com

Please print the name of the position in the subject line of your email.

This role requires you to have the legal rights to work in the UK.

Start date:          January 2016
Location:            LONDON & remote working