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E-Learning Animator

Vacancy details

  • Department: Academic
  • Location: Production Park
  • Reporting to: E-Learning Manager
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Application Closing date: 1st September 2021
  • Hours: Total of 40 hours per week (typical working day 0830-1730)
  • Salary range: Dependent on experience

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The role of E-Learning Animator will be part of a newly formed e-learning department responsible for delivering engaging and inspiring educational content for the live events industry on Backstage Academy’s new e-learning platform. 

We are looking for a disciplined and artistic individual with a firm grasp on animation techniques, fundamentals, and software. The animator will read through scripts and speak with clients to understand project needs, create storyboards and animations, and assist in the editing process. You should be collaborative, knowledgeable, and reliable. 

On a day-to-day basis you will be creating motion graphics and animating presentations to bring educational content to life for delivery through our e-learning platform as well as working with the wider creative team to combine animated graphics with video footage. 

We ensure the success of our courses through constant meaningful collaboration with the wider creative industries, on Production Park - Where Live Industry Lives

Benefits of joining the Backstage Academy team: 

  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays 
  • Pension 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Employee Lunches provided 
  • Voluntary Health Cash Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Programme (24/7 mental health & wellbeing support, financial advice & legal information, childcare support & family issues advice etc.) 
  • Free car parking 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Staff development and training opportunities

Backstage Academy is uniquely positioned right at the heart of Production Park, Europe’s leading Live Industry destination. We provide the best possible training for the live events sector, with fantastic industry links and state-of-the-art production facilities. 

As a privately funded organisation, we bridge the gap between industry and education, working closely with leading professionals to respond quickly to current skills shortages and write training programmes in line with specific demands. We provide relevant, up-to-date training so that students get a real taste for what life is like in the backstage entertainment industry, with a focus on employability.

Backstage Academy is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, nationality or ethnic origin.

Backstage Academy considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

To apply, please download and complete the Vacancy Application Form and the Equal Opportunities Form and email to HR@backstage-academy.co.uk by no later than 9am on Wednesday 1st September 2021.

Questions?

If you have any questions about this role, please contact us on 01977 659880 or email enquiries@backstage-academy.co.uk.