Current Positions – Permanent & Freelance

We’re on the hunt to fill a number of permanent 3D animator positions here at Flipbook. We’re also on the lookout for Freelance 3D animators, CGI Generalists, Modellers and Unreal Layout Artists.

If you’re interested then please get in touch with your CV’s, showreels and an indication of which role you’d be looking to fill be it permanent or freelance. Please send to

Current permanent positions are below:


September 2019

3D Animator – Permanent Positions

Please send CV’s and show reels to

Flipbook studio are an award winning, multi-disciplinary production company with a focus on providing animation and CGI to enhance visual content for commercials, TV drama, film, video games and digital branding. We are always striving to push the envelope and bring a unique creative angle to all our projects, with the valued input of our team of artists, producers and directors.

We are looking for a 3D animator with a strong creative desire and knowledge of the 3D workflow, to join the animation department in our Manchester studio. If you have a passion for animation and creating engaging stories through your work and want to be part of a collaborative team, not just a part of a process, then this role is ideal. You will work closely with the lead animators to help create work for a wide variety of productions across TV, advertising and video games and with high-end clients. A technical knowledge of animation and how a studio pipeline works is essential. This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral member of one of the fastest growing and creative CGI/VFX studios in Manchester. This is a full-time position in our Manchester city centre studio, please do not apply if you’re not prepared or able to work in Manchester UK.


  • Highly skilled in 3D animation and bringing characters to life.
  • Minimum of 3 years studio experience.
  • Highly proficient in 3ds Max and or Maya
  • Experience across the 3D pipeline.
  • Strive for excellence in your work.
  • Creative flair and understanding of animation, not just characters.
  • Ability to work within a creative team where all opinions are valued and respected.
  • Understand and actively contribute to creating effective workflows, understanding the value of working within a tight knit team and helping make the pipeline as efficient as possible.
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines
  • Creative problem-solving ability and multitasking.


  • Animating any assets, be it characters or objects within scenes.
  • Work closely with all departments helping get the models correct for animation, through to rendering and finishing.
  • Collaborate with the leads and creative director; good communication is essential.
  • Taking responsibility for animations created, to ensure quality and smooth movement through the workflow.
  • Contribute creatively to jobs from conception to completion.

What we offer:

  • Fantastic, vibrant and creative work atmosphere with a highly experienced production team.
  • The opportunity to make your mark and help shape the studio.
  • Excellent creative studio in Manchester city centre
  • Collaborative and inclusive culture – real opportunity to work across multiple areas, express creativity, not just in animation, and grow.
  • Regular team socials
  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme