Friday, 5 September 2014

Finding work at

Nowadays there are lots of great websites to check for the latest news on who is hiring in the animation industry.  One of the best new sites that every animator should be aware of is The clue is in the name, and they have plenty of listings for the latest vacancies. Best of all, you can sign up for an email altert, and have them let you know what's new. So polish your CV/Resume, make sure your demo reel is up to scratch, and get out there and start applying.

VFX Jobs at Facebook
Other good places to look for work include the jobs page at, the new jobs page at Cartoon Brew, and the VFX jobs page at Facebook.  Finally, don't forget the power of word of mouth. Your animator friends and colleagues are always the best place to start when looking for vacancies. Most companies like to hire on an internal recommendation - if an existing staff member can vouch for the newbie, then everyone starts to relax and feel confident.

For more on the experience of studying at Bucks New University, come and visit us at one of our Open Days,  take a virtual tour of one of our animation studios, check out what our students think of our course, and see why we're ranked in the top 12 creative universities in the UK. Find out why we're giving free laptops to all our students, and why we give all our students free access to videos at Also, see what financial assistance might be available to you. Learn which is better for animation, a PC or a Mac? Get hold of a copy of a map so you can find your way around campus, and learn about motion capture at Bucks. And find out about how our online video tutorials work.   

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