We are Hiring – Multiple CelAction Roles!

Calling all animation creatives! We are looking for CelAction Riggers, Layout Artists, Animators and Production team to join us at Cloth Cat on a new production. This is a great opportunity to be a part of our busy, vibrant team working in-house at our Cardiff studio.

What we are looking for in you:

Riggers – A passion for rigging production assets and able to match the established style of the show. Daily tasks will include rigging key characters, props, effects and backgrounds based on signed off production artwork and adhering to the current in-house rigging style. Maintain and improve the rigs during production and able to provide technical and creative solutions.

Layout Artists – A good eye for detail and composition. Work closely with the Design and Rigging teams to ensure the animatics are followed closely and scenes and shots are production ready for the animation team once approved by the Director.

Animators – Good team players with a passion for animation, able to bring a character to life, demonstrating great character acting skills and animation fundamentals.

Production – Previous experience coordinating or assisting a production, day to day team management and adhering to the production schedule and client deliveries

Generally Required Skills

  • Able to adhere to strict deadlines and a production schedule
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work efficiently independently and as part of a team
  • Proactive and open to direction
  • A good eye for detail

Prior knowledge of CelAction for some of the above roles is a huge plus but not essential; for the right candidate there may be training opportunities available. Keep an eye out for our free CelAction Training Courses coming soon!


Ideally, candidates will have proven production experience on at least one full broadcast series.

Project Start and End

June/July 2018 to March 2019


Cardiff is a fun, energetic and vibrant city with lots to see and do. Whether you’re into sport, live music, arts, food or exploring the coast, mountains, castles or the countryside, Cardiff has something for everyone.

Life drawing classes and our famous in-house art challenges, as well as inspiring events like Cardiff Animation Festival and Animation Nights, cinema, music festivals, food events and eateries to cater to all tastes, we are ideally situated in a thriving creative community and we love to be able to continue to welcome people to Cloth Cat and Cardiff.

What we need from you

If not from the EU, candidates must have a full work visa for the entirety of the contract.

Whilst these are in-house positions, remote Animators may be considered if based in the UK and Ireland.

Email your job application to jobs@clothcatanimation.com, with the role you are applying for in the subject line, for example: Job Application – CelAction Animator

Please include attachments or links to your latest CV, showreel and online portfolio if available.

Please note we aim to respond to applications as soon as possible, but responses may take longer due to the high volume of applications.

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30 May 2018