Call For: Animation Development Consultant

Screen Skills Ireland are recruiting for the part-time, contract position of Animation Development Consultant.

The role will focus primarily on developing and growing the new CGI Technical Artist Apprenticeship programme delivered in partnership with TU Dublin.  This will be a part-time contract position and is envisaged as 3 days per week for a 6-9 month period between March-December 2020. The role will require additional work as outlined below.

The Animation Development Consultant should have knowledge of programme development and delivery, especially in the area of Apprenticeships, in Animation, VFX, Gaming and related sectors, which includes studio work practices, industry-standard software, technical skills such as the 3D pipeline and an in depth understanding of future trends and technologies in the space.

The Animation Development Consultant will be required to have a strong link to the VFX, Animation and Gaming studios in Ireland.

The role will consist of:

  • Developing, growing and promoting the CGI Technical Artist Apprenticeship Programme to companies, to industry stakeholders, to prospective students and to the wider public.
  • Organising and taking minutes at Consortium Steering Group meetings for the CGI Technical Artist Apprenticeship programme.
  • Liaising with TU Dublin, key industry stakeholders like Animation Ireland, Animation Skillnet, VFXAI, IMIRT and key education organisations like SOLAS, the HEA and regional skills forum managers on the development of animation programmes and the animation sector in Ireland generally.
  • Completing Funding Applications, spearheading Curriculum Development and Validation of new Animation Programmes.
  • Identification of Key Industry Tutors in the animation and related areas.
  • Identifying skills gaps across animation, games, VFX and VR/AR.
  • Liasing with the third level sector on interventions to assist graduates be industry ready and liaising with secondary level on the topic of careers in the animation and related sectors.
  • Working with SSI on the effective roll out of new Section 481 Skills Development requirements across the animation and related sectors.
  • This list is not exhaustive and might be complemented by reasonable and related additional tasks.

Essential Experience and Qualities

  • Experience of working nationally/internationally in the Visual Effects Industry and Animation Industry across creative and/or technical areas.
  • Experience of working in training and/or education provision, preferably across Animation, VFX and Games.
  • Experience in apprenticeship development and/or delivery.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • A forward thinker and ideas generator.
  • A track record of project delivery.

Application Process

Interested applicants are invited to forward a detailed CV that highlights relevant experience and a covering letter in strict confidence to by Monday 24th of February 2020.

This part-time contract will run over a 6-9 month period, remunerated at €250 per day (up to a maximum of 120 days). The successful candidate will not be exclusive to SSI but will be required to abide by the Screen Ireland Code of Conduct and Conflicts of Interest rules. The successful candidate must be available to start immediately.​

The role will be based in Dublin though some occasional travel may be required.


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Cork Film Festival is seeking to recruit a Digital Marketing Coordinator and Marketing Assistant . Deadline is 20th August 2019.

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Cork Film Festival is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced and highly motivated professional to fulfil a new full-time three-year contract role as Director of Programming, commencing January 2020. Deadline is 9th August 2019.

Timeline Studios  are looking for a Camera Operator/Editor.

JAM Media is looking to hire an FX Artist for their current mixed media series which is in production with an immediate start.

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Call For: Commercial Videographer and Editor

Like Communications Ltd. seeks applications for a Commercial Videographer and Editor.The role is full time, but hours can be flexible.

Like is a Cork-based Digital Marketing Agency specialising in niche targeting and viral video for the motoring, property, FMCG and pharmaceutical sectors.

Candidates should be experienced in video production essentials such as Final Cut Pro or similar and should be conversant with video formats for social media.

Experience with wireless lapel microphones and sound required.

Competitive salary on offer.

Ideal candidates will be imaginative and creative in their approach, prepared to work to tight deadlines and have excellent communications skills, both written and verbal.

Own transport and full driving licence an advantage.

Please apply by sending your C.V., cover letter and salary expectation and links to examples of your work.

Skills: Editing, Final Cut Pro or similar, Motion Graphics an advantage, Videography, Camera operating, Sound, Lapel Mics, Adobe After Affects or similar, Colour Correction, Communication Skills.

Job Type: Full-time



Call For: Positions Available at Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB), the national development agency for film, TV and animation is now hiring for three new positions including:

  • Inward Production Assistant
  • Production and Development Assistant
  • Digital Marketing and Communications Assistant

Based in IFB’s Dublin office, these roles will involve assisting the Inward Production Manager, Project Managers and the Marketing and Communications Manager, respectively.

Inward Production Assistant
Reporting directly to the Inward Production Manager this role will be to support the Inward Production Manager whose role is to attract mobile film and television production in to Ireland.  The role will assist in project monitoring, project queries, locations recces and the preparation of marketing materials for producers / studio executives.  The role will also assist the Inward Production Manager in the key priorities of enhancing film production in the regions and the Film Dublin Partnership.

Production and Development Assistant
Reporting directly to the IFB Project Manager Team this role will provide administrative support collectively and individually to the three project managers.  It will assist the Project Manager team within a very busy fast-moving environment with administration, filing, contacts, script administration, diaries and processes.

Digital Marketing and Communications Assistant
Reporting directly to the Marketing and Communications Manager this role will provide an opportunity to work across co-ordinating all digital marketing & communications at the Irish Film Board including generating social media content, web content, newsletters, and trailers. The role will also be responsible for creating ideas to increase traffic across all of the IFB communications platforms, as well as managing IFB analytics. The role will assist with preparing website news stories and press releases. Also key to this role will be providing necessary administration support to the Marketing and Communications Manager in a very fast-paced vibrant department.

To find out more the requirements and responsibilities for each role as well as details on how to apply, please click here.



Call For: Content Producer


Tilleo (Dublin (Filmbase) require a creative Course Content Producer, to join their team to help in the production of high-quality-film courses for lifestyle learners. The role covers every aspect of production from research, talent liaison, storyboarding, course structuring, shoot scheduling, through to editing direction and distribution.

Based in their Dublin office and working as part of a small team, you will devise and execute a number of filming projects from start to finish. The role requires a creative, highly organised, results-orientated, individual keen to prove their creative flair and utilise their film production expertise and enthusiasm. A keen interest in digital and social media is highly advantageous.

Tilleo story:

They are a lifestyle learning company keen to disrupt the world of online education. They have a number of learning brands already operational but their new creation,, is based around video-based learning that focus on subjects that people want to learn. From Magic to Makeup, they aspire to bring learners courses that create curiosity, and inspire fulfilment.

Role Requirements:

The broad nature of the role has the scope to allow the individual to own a number of projects and contribute to the growth of the business. Requirements will include:


  • Brainstorming course ideas and researching and identifying talent (YouTubers, Influencers and Subject Experts)
  • In conjunction with the team, contacting, negotiating and agreeing talent contracts
  • Course structuring, scripting (where required) and documenting
  • Liaison with film production crew to produce shoot schedules and managing logistics
  • Managing the editing process and ensuring deadline deliveries
  • Management of budgeting and administration
  • Liaison with marketing agencies to produce creative assets for ad and social campaigns
  • Content management and organisation
  • Maintain strong relationships with external supplier, freelancers and production teams


Your Capabilities:

  • Efficient and effective Project Management
  • Strong communicator and team player
  • Experience in creating and delivering production schedules, debrief reports
  • A keen eye for quality and ability to direct editing requirements
  • Ability to manage logistics (travel, accommodation, bookings, etc)
  • Experience of filming projects (personal, college or corporate projects)
  • Highly organised and detailed, working to deadlines with strong time management
  • Familiar with production techniques and trends
  • Copywriting experience
  • An abundance of enthusiasm for new projects, creativity and delivery


If you are interested contact Dan on 0871 826300 or email a CV and cover letter to


Call For: Crew



The New Music: A young pianist diagnosed with Parkinsons takes up keyboards in a Dublin-based punk band.

Needed: ADs, ACs, grips, sound, assistants, hair & makeup, continuity.

Shooting on WEEKDAYS in late June and throughout July with reshoots in August.

All in Dublin city centre + 1 week on location in Mayo.

All availability accepted.

Everyone will be credited. Any profits go to charity.

Writer/Director: Chiara Viale. Starring: Cillien McEvoy.
DP: Philip Kidd

If interested, please email with CV, links to your work and a reference.

Interviews in late May/early June.


Call For: FÍS Manager



Role Title: FÍS Manager (3 Year Fixed Term) Ref: 01/17


Role Description:

***Please note that applications will ONLY be accepted via recruitment website. Please go to > vacancies > search vacancies and apply through recruitment portal.***


IADT is home to the National Film School. IADT FÍS Initiative is a suite of innovative film and digital media literacy programmes and projects.  IADT FÍS has been developed and operated in partnership with the National Film School and external local, national and international stakeholders in the public and private sectors. These include the Professional Development Services for Teachers (PDST), the Irish Film Institute (IFI), Fresh Film Festival and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Services, among others.


Reporting to and working with the Head of Creative Engagement, the FÍS Manager is responsible for the management, delivery and sustainable development of the FÍS Initiative. The FÍS Manager will liaise closely with the IADT Head of Film and Media and the National Film School Team and with Executive teams with FÍS external stakeholders.


Deadline: 5pm, Friday 12th May 2017.

Primary Contact: Niamh Clifford @ 01 – 239 4913 / e-mail:

Address: Institute of Art Design and Technology, Kill Avenue, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Phone Number: 01 – 239 4913 / 01 – 239 4467