Lead Animator Series (m/f/d)

Stuttgart, Deutschland / or remote

Job Type

Full Time / Part Time

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced 3D Animation Lead for an upcoming Animation Series Project starting in October 2022.

• Work closely with the Client and Animation Director to develop and maintain the required style
• Clearly understand the creative requirements of the project and help develop workflows
• Lead creation of outstanding animation for 3D characters and objects within a shot
• provide technical assistance to the supervisors.
• work together with the animation crew on cycles and poses to set the style and ensure continuity
• Excellent Communication and close exchange with Production and the team
• Taking part in reviews and feeding back from the supervisor to the team and helping the animators when needed


• Experience in an Animation Lead Position a bonus
• extensive experience in character animation, animation workflows and rigging
• Well-developed organization and communication skills (fluent in English and/or German)
• Expert knowledge of traditional animation principles
• Excellent knowledge of Maya/Blender
• Strong attention to detail
• A basic understanding of character rigging
• Well-developed organization and communication skills (fluent in English and/or German)
• Ability to manage time and priorities tasks to succeed under tight deadlines
• Enjoy being part of a team to collaborate, assist others and be willing to share techniques and skills

We look forward to hearing from you!

About the Company

Established in 1999, M.A.R.K.13™ caters in high-class film-production, 2D & 3D-Animation, VFX and digital post-production. The company is run by CEO’s Dominique Schuchmann and Holger Weiss, both of them being alumni of the well-known Filmacademy in Ludwigsburg.

M.A.R.K.13™ is divided into the companies: M.A.R.K.13 - COM, M.A.R.K.13 - STUDIOS and PENG! BOOM! TSCHAK! - Films.

M.A.R.K.13 - COM is a service production company for the advertising and communication sector, that delivers everything from concept, through film production, animation, VFX and motion-graphics until the final playout. Their clients include numerous agencies and big industry players like Audi AG, BBDO, BMW AG, Daimler AG, Interstuhl, Jung von Matt, NIKON, Ogilvy and ZF AG.

M.A.R.K.13 - STUDIOS produces CGI animation features and tv-shows for entertainment clients. Having successfully contributed to feature films like “Maya the Bee 1 & 2”, “Knight Rusty 1 & 2”, “Pettersson & Findus 2” and “Vic the Viking - The Magic Sword”.

PENG! BOOM! TSCHAK! – Films has been founded by the filmmakers to give the ambitions for creating own
IPs a roof. PBT-Films is a classical film production company.

Works by M.A.R.K.13™ have been awarded nationally and internationally on multiple occasions, in places
such as Cannes Lions, New York Festivals and Mobius Awards.

M.A.R.K.13™ is a member of the German producers’ alliance (sections: animation & commercial), the AMCRS
(Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart).