Lingokids

2D Animator and Illustrator at Lingokids

Madrid, Remote · Contract
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Job Description

We’re reinventing early childhood education through an online language learning platform for kids. We adopt the Netflix model to help children learn the English language via a content platform and online live classes with more than 4 millions users. We believe in breaking down language barriers and helping provide equal opportunities to all kids around the world.

We are looking for a talented and passionate Freelance 2D-Animator & Illustrator to assist our Art Team. The Animator side of the position would involve rigging, animating, and/or working with directors and art assets provided. The Illustration side would include style explorations in visual development and creating character, background, and other asset illustrations. The ideal candidate will have a passion for storytelling through animation with a good knowledge of the animation industry.

Before applying, check out our content
Google Play: https://goo.gl/7zFafB
iTunes: https://goo.gl/LudTNA
Youtube: https://goo.gl/uw7cZ9

This is a remote position.

About the Role

* Animate 2D characters and assets.
* Design 2D assets.
* Work both independently & collaboratively to create beautiful, engaging animation.
* Create style frames & storyboards.

About you

* 4+ years' experience as a 2D Animator
* Proven Design/Drawing experience.
* An understanding of animation principles such as staging, timing, anticipation, follow through, exaggeration, arcs, etc
* Demonstrable graphic design skills with a good portfolio in animation and drawing.
* Highly skilled in Flash/Animate CC & Illustrator
* Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to kids educational products.
* Strong portfolio of 2D character animation and illustration samples.
* A background in Design and/or Illustration is a plus.

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What We're Building

Lingokids is a well-funded, fast-growing edtech startup changing the face of early childhood language education. We’ve taught over 7 million kids in 180 countries since our launch.

Lingokids mission is to remove language barriers and provide quality education for all children around the world. To achieve it, we are building an online language learning platform for children that offers fresh educational content weekly, presented through a ludic interface that encourages receptive learning.

We already have an established product, with a user base of over 7 million users, but we don't just rest on our laurels. Our talented team of product designers, software engineers, and content producers tweak and improve our product daily, while incorporating feedback from our customers.

Every new joiner is greeted by our leads in our On Boarding Sessions. This is our way to make sure every new Lingoer is set for success.
I've grown so much professionally in my time here at Lingokids (almost 2 years!), and every day offers an exciting new challenge. At Lingokids we are surrounded by bright, driven, and fun people that really make a difference in the spirit and success of the company.
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Opportunities, opportunities, opportunities! Working at Lingokids brings the most challenging, fun, unexpected opportunities you could imagine. My experience here, for the 1.5 years I've been at the company, is of stimulating and compelling projects, with an international environment of extremely bright and supportive colleagues that boost your motivation. Plus, we have the most chill, fun pizza Fridays ever!
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Ian Noel
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John Danner
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