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Day in the Life of a Junior 2D Animation Artist

We are happy to release the latest 'Day in the Life' episode to share some positive insight on ways into the animation and VFX industry. Meet Niall Smith, Junior 2D Artist who began his journey swimming with Jellyfish a year ago as a Next Gen Skills Academy Apprentice. Thankfully, we recorded Niall Smith before the global pandemic impacted us all...

Since working with Jellyfish Pictures, Niall has gained vast experience on our animation & VFX projects across a multitude of media from film to advertising to TV. Niall shares his portfolio advice and the compositing skills you should be trying your best to master to make you stand out when applying for animation & VFX roles.

Compositing Niall Smith 2 D Artist Apprentice

Niall has assisted the team with two full CG animated TV series 'Floogals' and 'Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!". He is now operating from home, like the rest of us, and is comping away for 'Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!' Season 2. Hear from him in the video below.

Seeing my name in a dallies and watching the shots we've all worked so hard on. It's really gratifying to see.
Niall Smith, Junior 2D Artist