Posted on September 10, 2021

Runner

Closing: September 30th 2021
Job Overview:

Passion Pictures is a leader in animation. We collaborate with, and nurture, the world’s best creative talent. Through our studios in London, Paris, New York and Melbourne we produce commercials, films, documentaries, music videos, digital content for clients globally.

The role of runner is an entry level position, with no experience required, although an interest in animation and some relevant technical skills is essential. You must be available to work some evenings and weekends. The role of runner is not full time, you can expect to work 2-3 shifts a week (approx. 30 hours). This role is ideally suited so someone looking for their first job in animation as it will give you an invaluable insight into how a busy, successful production company functions.

Job Outline:

–        Ensuring the office runs smoothly day-to-day

–        Supporting the COO, Head Runner and Receptionist in any ad hoc tasks throughout the day

–        Keeping the office and meeting rooms tidy and organised

–        Supplying refreshments for any client meetings

–        Making local deliveries and collections

–        Covering reception when needed

–        Holding keys and alarm codes to the company building as you will sometimes open up in the mornings and lock up at night

–        Assisting in research and development on projects where needed

–        Feed and take our office dogs for walks throughout the day

Job requirements:

–        An interest in animation/ CG/ visual/ design/ illustration/ documentaries, working knowledge of animation programs such as Maya would be excellent.

–        Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel, adobe products and willingness to learn

–        Willingness to learn about advertising and commercials production terminology

–        Knowledge of CG process/ techniques/ terminology an advantage

–        Good personal and phone manner

–        Willingness to learn the operation of the company telephone switchboard

Personal skills:

–        Ambition to work within the animation industry

–        Helpful, proactive, organised, methodical

–        Attention to detail

–        Good communication skills

–        Good sense of humour

–        Creative

All applications must be submitted to [email protected]

Start Date: ASAP