After Effects Animator

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After Effects Animator

Ambassadors is looking for a full-time After Effects Animator to join our creative team in Amsterdam.

Full-time · Amsterdam HQ

About the role

As an Animator at creative production studio Ambassadors, you’ll work within our close-knit creative team to help bring characters, concepts, environments and assets of all sorts to life through 2D and 3D animation.

This role requires a well-rounded After Effects generalist who knows their way around 2D and 3D AE animation. From typography, motion graphics, titles and supers, to dynamic character animation, scripts and expressions - we use it all. Our team constantly looks to push the boundaries of animation and motion design through the latest techniques, tools and workflows.

You will be guided by our Head of Creative and work alongside a team of Creatives, 2D and 3D Animators, Colorists and Editors in an integrated workflow to come up with the highest level of animation and motion graphics.

About you

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has at least two years of experience working on high level commercial projects within a team setting
  • Is based in the Netherlands or willing to self-relocate, so you can work together with us in our Amsterdam studio when it’s safe
  • Has a solid base of After Effects animation skills and an up-to-date reel
  • Is experienced in scripts, expressions and dynamic animation
  • Understands integrated 3D Camera + render workflow
  • Has some knowledge of character animation, puppet tool and rigging
  • Is passionate about animation and motion graphics
  • Is motivated to initiate personal or internal studio projects
  • Graphic design or illustration skills are a plus
  • Can work well in English
  • Can perform and communicate problems under tight deadlines (when needed)
  • Is an organised team player, practiced in working together with juniors and seniors alike

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About Ambassadors

Ambassadors is a creative production studio with an international team of over 80 artists, composers, designers, directors, and developers who thrive working together to solve today’s creative challenges for brands and agencies. Founded in 2007 and with three studios across Amsterdam and New York, we’re driven by the belief that craft makes all the difference.

What we offer:

  • A role in a friendly, dynamic creative studio that’s helping shape award-winning commercial creativity with the world’s biggest brands and agencies

  • The opportunity to learn from a multidisciplinary team of creative colleagues
  • Working in a recently renovated studio in Amsterdam East with lunch, drinks and team events (when it's all green-lit) 

If you’re excited about taking on this role, we’d love to hear from you!

Ambassadors is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to supporting diversity and inclusion across race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law. In doing so, we can help make a positive cultural change in our company and through the creative campaigns we share with the world. Please refrain from adding a photo or your age to your application.