Across the board we’re looking for people who are as passionate about story, craft and technology as we are.


PR and Marketing AssistantLondon

We are looking for a PR & Marketing Assistant to cover a 4+ month period from end August 2018 until January 2019.  You’ll be supporting our Head of PR & Marketing across the function, with a focus on awards, PR and social communications. 

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to hone their existing communication skills and experience alongside an experienced PR professional in a dynamic and creative environment. The role is super diverse, requiring strong admin and organisation skills and the confidence to write all kinds of PR and marketing copy. You will also be expected to quickly form great working relationships with key internal and external contacts.  

Role and Responsibilities

  • Coordinating and submitting awards entries.

  • PR calendar management of all incoming projects and opportunities

  • Managing and creating content (alongside in-house designer) for the Nexus Studios social media channels

  • Coordinating of our PR and communications to trade press and creative publications

  • Assisting in the curating of content for Nexus Studios website


  • Excellent organisation and planning

  • Excellent communication and people skills

  • Proactive

  • A good copywriter

  • Understanding of social media marketing

  • A passion for creative work


  • A year of experience in a communications role would be an advantage

To apply, please send your CV and your availability to, with the subject line ‘PR Marketing Assistant’.

Freelance Production ManagerLondon

We are looking for a motivated and organised Production Manager to join our London studio from the end of March until the middle of May, with possibility of an extended contract. You will be working as part of a busy, close-knit production team, co-ordinating all types of animation with opportunities to also work on live action, mixed media and interactive projects.

Working closely with the Producers, ​Directors, ​Studio Manager and animation teams, as Production Manager you’ll ensure that projects are on schedule and meeting production deadlines. You’ll be a key team member, overseeing the day-to-day organisation of productions and​ communicating between all parties to ensure everything runs smoothly.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a production or post-production company and a focus on animation and VFX.

  • Good understanding of the CG animation pipeline and knowledge of other animation pipelines (2D, stop frame, etc).

  • Familiarity with MS Office, Google Sheets, InDesign, Keynote, Shotgun (desirable), and any other similar software that is necessary for the role.

  • Good communication and presentation skills.

  • Team player with attention to detail and an ability to prioritise.

The ideal candidate will be personable and organised, with the ability to remain calm in busy situations, ​and ​an interest in all aspects of production.

Please send ​a short covering letter and CV to, with ‘Freelance Production Manager’ in the subject line.

Animation ProducerLondon

We are looking for a confident, friendly and efficient Producer to lead a range of animated commercials and film productions. You’ll have 5+ years experience in animation production including 3D and 2D, with a knowledge of stop frame and live-action production. You’ll be proactive, detail oriented and able to prioritise activities. You will develop strong trusting relationships with the Director, studio crew and be good at working closely and collaboratively with clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • The main point of coordination and contact between the day-to-day production team, the Director, the client and the EPs

  • Budgeting various new briefs and be responsible for maintaining profit margin

  • Maintaining schedule and delivery oversight for projects including the setting of project priorities and milestones

  • Dedication to pushing the aesthetic of what we do and an appreciation of what that means for the Director, artists and technology within the studio

  • Overseeing and maintaining resources for project, looking ahead to avoid issues or bottlenecks

  • Briefing new crew and sharing clear goals for creative involvement

  • Running client meetings and where necessary, lead the discussions

  • Helping to craft pitches and treatments with the EP


  • A self-starter with a cool head under pressure

  • Experience of producing multiple projects or volume of animation

  • A can-do, approachable, friendly and outgoing nature

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent administrative, multi-tasking and organisational skills

  • Computer literate – MS Office, Adobe CS, G Suite

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working at a similar production company, animation studio or post-house

  • Experience of Shotgun useful

How to Apply

Please send your CV and your availability to, ref: ‘Producer 3D’.

After Effects CompositorLondon

We are working in partnership with a major app to create several animations that form part of its content, as well as TV & online advertising. We are currently looking for Compositors to bring together our abstract character-based animations.You will be confident in After Effects and feel comfortable working throughout the process, from animatic stage through to final comp.

We are offering medium to long-term contracts (from 3 months to up to a year) and a chance for the right candidate to be part of a highly creative and friendly team, based at our studio in Shoreditch, London. No remote workers please.

To apply, email your details and portfolio link to, with the subject heading ‘AE COMPOSITOR’.

2D AnimatorLondon

We are working in partnership with a major app to create several animations that form part of its content, as well as TV & online advertising. We are currently looking for 2D Animators to bring an original approach and a sense of humour to our abstract character-based animations.

You will be confident character animator, working in a team that includes several other artists, primarily working in Flash but some knowledge of After Effects and animating with Symbols would be an advantage.

We are offering medium to long-term contracts (3 months to up to a year) and a chance for the right candidate to be part of a highly creative and friendly team, based at our studio in Shoreditch, London. No remote workers please.

To apply, email your details and portfolio link to, with the subject heading ‘2D ANIMATOR’.

Compositing SupervisorLondon

We are currently recruiting for the role of Compositing Supervisor. This is a full-time position and will be based at our busy studio in Shoreditch.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be hands-on, supervising compositing work across all jobs within the studio.

  • Provide technical guidance and training to those in the team.

  • Brief compositors and provide constructive feedback to ensure consistency.

  • Manage production workflow and pipeline.

  • Take ownership and be responsible for the team and quality of the work.

  • Have a strong understanding of CG and live action integration within 2D workflow.

  • Understand colour pipeline management (luts, neutral grades, DI, etc.).

  • Have solid on-set supervision experience.

  • Have the ability to provide creative and artistic solutions to compositing challenges.

  • Be experienced in project management, balancing quality with time constraints.

  • Have strong technical knowledge of both Nuke and After Effects.

To apply, please email with your details and a link to your showreel, with the subject heading ‘Compositing Supervisor’.

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After graduating with an MA in Animation from the Royal College of Art, Nicolas was offered a job at Nexus, where he currently works as an animation director.

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