Job: Junior Animators

We have a rare opportunity for Junior Animators to join us at our waterfront studio in Rhodes, Sydney, to work on an exciting new high profile Toon-style show for a major network. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone in the early stages of their career. We have several junior animator seats to fill.

Fixed Term Contract
Start date:


  • Follow the HOD and Supervisor directions under the guidance of your lead animator.
  • Work directly with the Lead and Senior Animators
  • Create toon-style animation
  • Show initiative and innovate within your duties.
  • Ability to finish tasks
  • Use Shotgun
  • Be aware of allocated task schedules and be capable of delivering work to deadlines
  • Engage with your HOD, Lead, Producer and the production team


  • A demonstrated passion and ability for animating mostly characters/creatures
  • Experience animating in Maya
  • Ability to take direction and accept changes to the work when required
  • Strong work ethic & good attention to detail
  • A friendly, cooperative spirit with fellow team mates
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Pro-active and have excellent communication skills
  • A showreel or examples showing your character animation
  • Fluent english speaking
  • Must have the right to work in Australia.
  • Must be willing to sit an animation test as part of the application process for this role


If you meet the above job requirements and would like to be part of the Plastic Wax story, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit your CV with link/s to your show reel or examples  that show character animation (please include a shot breakdown) in an email using the relevant subject line:


Email to:


Please include in the body of your email:

  • your next available date to start as a Jnr Animator with us
  • A statement saying you are willing to do the animation test, and
  • where you saw this job post in the body of your email.


We will contact you if your application makes the shortlist. 

No phone calls or agencies please.


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posted 5 Jun 2019