We are a vibrant and diverse bunch of creative individuals, who come together to make our mission a reality.
We are committed to supporting one another and creating a workplace and community that are truly equitable, representative and inclusive. Each and every person contributes their uniqueness and we collectively create a friendly, open and welcoming culture to celebrate this.
We want to ensure the employee benefits we offer always reflect our passion and appreciation for our team, and we take extra care to revisit these to ensure we are responding to the needs of our wonderful Animaders.
Work the way you need to
We value a healthy work-life balance that accommodates people’s different needs:
Flexible working hours—we encourage you to let us know what kind of flexibility you need
Hybrid working—3-4 days per week at home and 1-2 days in our Animade home
Fri-Yays—we finish at 3pm on Fridays all year round!
Generous holiday allowance, which increases with your length of service
Work from anywhere scheme—remote work for up to 10 weeks a year
Winter Wednesdays—optional longer lunch breaks in the winter to enjoy more daylight
Dog-friendly studio—we believe that dogs can foster a friendlier and happier workplace and we welcome our furry friends at the studio
Cycle to work scheme
Family, health and mental wellbeing
Generous family-friendly and sickness policies and support:
Enhanced maternity leave: 6 months full pay
Enhanced paternity leave: 4 weeks full pay
Enhanced adoption leave: 6 months full pay
Enhanced shared parental leave: 6 months full pay
Enhanced sick pay
Company Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) through Health Assured, providing mental health and wellbeing support
Generous employee budgets for learning, wellbeing and community:
Training budget—up to £1,000 per year. We invest in the continuous learning and development of our team, from soft skills and line management training to specific 3D software upskilling classes
Wellbeing budget—up to £200 per year. Our team have used these towards exercise classes, running shoes, meditation apps, spa days and much more
Community Engagement budget—up to £250 per year. This goes towards attending industry events like Pictoplasma, Annecy, OFFF & others
Someone to turn to
We pair people up across departments to learn different skills and connect people across all levels of the company, such as our Managing Director or our Executive Creative Director with a mid-level Creative, for example. We’ve had people developing their skills in animation, design, public speaking & presentation and in building up confidence.
Aye aye, Culture Captains!
We are committed to creating a truly inclusive culture to not only make Animade a better place to work but to foster an environment where everyone experiences a sense of belonging. We've implemented lots of changes through recruitment practices, DE&I training and our All Ears events to name a few.
Interested in joining our team?
If you'd like to join Animade then please check out our current job openings here. If you can't find what you're looking for, keep an eye on our Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter, as we usually post there first. We actively encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds, with the right to work in the UK.
We're always on the lookout for talented freelancers to partner with too, so if this is you please add your details here.