nexus

25 Chart Street
London, N1 6FA.

+44 (0)20 7749 7500

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General enquiries:

info@nexusstudios.com

Recruitment enquiries:

jobs@nexusstudios.com

Script and director enquiries:

Judy Hill
Executive Producer New Business

judy@nexusstudios.com

Julia Parfitt
Head of Production

julia.parfitt@nexusstudios.com

Interactive & digital enquiries:

Luke Ritchie
Executive Producer Interactive Arts

luke.ritchie@nexusstudios.com

USA
Advertising enquiries
Free Agents

+1 212 255 2252
patricia+xavier@freeagents.co

Canada
Advertising enquiries
Hesty Reps

+1 416 482 0411
hesty@hestyreps.com

France
Advertising enquiries
Henry de Czar

+33 1 4316 5640
jean@henrydeczar.fr

Germany
Advertising enquiries
Tony Petersen Film

+49 30 2787 9890
katrin@tpfilm.de

Studio

The Nexus studio lies at the heart of our productions. It provides the artistic and technical support to realise the vision of our directing talent and craft beautifully executed ideas. 

The studio is led by a team of technical directors, animators, designers,coders and artists backed by an animation and VFX pipeline capable of producing multiple high-end 3D projects. It also provides the creative and logistical support to our live-action and stop frame productions.

Our in-house capabilities include: script writing, concept art, character design, pre-viz, 3D animation, stop frame, 2D animation, compositing, CG effects, motion graphics, software development, and stereoscopic delivery. The studio also houses the interactive arts team complementing our filmmaking skill-sets with fast and efficient pipelines for creative development in C++, HTML5, Unity, Android, IOS and other technologies that have a different visual or interactive requirement.

Based in London's Shoreditch district, the 150-seat studio lies in the middle of London's creative and tech hub, giving it access to an amazing community of leading artists and innovative coders.

Production Capabilities

  • Concepting

  • Design / Motion Graphics

  • Character Design

  • 2D / 3D Animation

  • Stop Motion

  • Live Action

  • VFX

  • Print

  • Interactive Installations

  • HTML5

  • C++

  • UX/UI/Interface Design

  • Unity 3D

  • Web, Mobile web, Apps

  • 3D Printing

  • Generative Graphics

Our achievements

  • Creative Circle Awards

    Stand Up To Cancer - It's Payback Time
    Gold - Craft, Animation
  • The Bessies

    Salvation Army - Food, Clothing, Shelter
    Gold
  • Adobo Design Awards

    The Bug - Function / Void
    Gold
  • Adobo Design Awards

    Tourist - Illumiate
    Silver
  • Adobo Design Awards

    Stand Up To Cancer - It's Payback Time
    Silver
  • Webby Awards

    FutureVille
    Webby Honouree
  • Webby Awards

    madewithcode.com
    People's Voice Winner
  • Berlin Music Video Awards

    The Bug - Function / Void
    Best Visual Effects
  • Lovie Award

    FutureVille
    Gold
  • Shots Awards

    Stand Up To Cancer - It's Payback Time
    Silver
  • Internet of Things Awards 2013

    Photon Shower
    Nominated
  • TED

    Honda - Hands
    10 Ads worth spreading
  • Adobo Design Awards

    Memory Palace
    Gold Medal, Digital Interactive
  • Adobo Design Awards

    Bombay Sapphire - Imagination Machine
    Gold Medal, Outdoor/Ambient
  • Adobo Design Awards

    Honda - Hands
    Gold Medal, Animated Video
  • British Arrows

    Honda - Hands
    2 x Gold and 2 x Silver, vehicles and automotive products, best over 90 second tv commercial using paid-for media, best over 90 second tv commercial using paid-for media, best over 90 second cinema commercial
  • THE A-LIST HOLLYWOOD 2014 Branded Entertainment Awards

    Honda - Hands
    Bronze
  • D&AD

    Photon Shower
    Nomination
  • Creative Review Annual

    Woodland Wiggle
    Best in Book
  • Creative Review Annual

    Honda - Hands
    In Book
  • Creative Review Annual

    Memory Palace
    In Book
  • Creative Review Annual

    Salvation Army
    In Book
  • One Show

    Honda - Hands
    2x Gold Pencils, Video Craft and Direction
  • D&AD

    Photon Shower
    Yellow Pencil, Innovative Use of Technology
  • Cannes Lions

    Honda - Hands
    Silver Lions x2, VFX and Sound Design
  • Cannes Lions

    Honda - Hands
    Bronze Lion, Corporate image
  • Webby Awards

    Memory Palace
    Webby Honoree
  • Lovie Awards

    Nexus Stage
    Silver Lovie, Innovation & Experiential
  • Ciclope

    Stand Up To Cancer - It's Payback Time
    Gold, Animation
  • Lovie Awards

    The Carp and The Seagull
    Gold Award for Best HTML 5
  • Epica Awards

    Honda - Hands
    Silver Award in the category Direction & Cinematography
  • Kinsale Sharks

    Honda - Hands
    Gold Award for Best Use of Post Production/Special Effects
  • British Arrow Craft Awards

    Honda - Hands
    Gold Award
  • Webby Awards

    The Carp and The Seagull
    Best use of Interactive Video
  • Shots Awards

    Honda - Hands
    TV Commercial of the Year
  • Lovie Awards

    Honda - Hands
    Silver Award for Animation
  • Shots Awards

    Honda - Hands
    Gold Award in the category Animation
  • Lovie Awards

    Fashion Remix
    Gold Award in the category Experimental & Innovation: Tablet
  • Shots Awards

    Honda - Hands
    Silver Award in the category Editing & Special Effects
  • Isaac Award

    Photon Shower
    Gold Award in the category Marketing Invention
  • The One Club

    Honda - Hands
    Best Auto Commercial
  • FWA Awards

    The Carp and The Seagull
    Cutting Edge Award
  • Clio Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Gold for Adapted Music
  • Lovie Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Silver Award
  • ADC Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    4 x Gold and 2x Silver Awards
  • Cannes Lions Advertising Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Grand Prix for Film
  • Webby Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    People's Choice Award
  • Cannes Lions Advertising Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Grand Prix in Branded Content
  • Clio Awards

    Honda - Grrr
    Hall of Fame
  • Cannes Lions Advertising Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Gold for Film Craft
  • Webby Awards

    Intel - The Chase
    Best Use of Online Media
  • The One Show

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Best In Show
  • British Arrow Awards

    Intel - The Chase
    Best Web Based Film
  • D&AD Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Yellow Pencil
  • British Arrow Awards

    Coca Cola - The Siege
    Best 3D Commercial
  • AICP Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Best in Show in the categories Advertising Excellence/Single Commercial, Visual Style
  • British Arrow Awards

    Harry Potter - The Tale of the Tree Brothers
    Best Film and TV Graphics
  • Clio Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Grand Clio
  • Clio Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Gold Clio for Animation
  • Ted Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Ads Worth Spreading
  • BT Digital Music Awards

    Coke 24hr Music Session with Maroon 5
    Best Event
  • British Craft Awards

    Chipotle - Back To The Start
    Nominated for Best Animation
  • London International Awards

    Intel - The Chase
    Silver Award
  • Bradford Animation Festival

    Nike Foundation - The Girl Effect
    Best Commercial
  • Rushes Soho Shorts

    Intel - The Chase
    Awarded the Broadcast Design Award
  • Prix Ars Electronica

    Intel - The Chase
    Honorary Mention for Computer Animation, Film and VFX
  • Clio Awards

    Coca Cola - The Siege
    Silver Award
  • British Arrow Awards

    Intel - The Chase
    Bronze Award
  • Adweek

    Honda - Grrr
    Commercial of the Decade
  • Vimeo Awards

    Coalition of the Willing
    Finalist Best Animation
  • Annecy Animation Festival

    Hibi No Niero - Sour
    Best Music Video
  • UKVMA

    Hibi No Niero - Sour
    Best Budget Video
  • Clio Awards

    Hibi No Neiro - Sour
    Bronze Award
  • Dutch Design Week

    One Frame of Fame
    Best Design: Digital Media
  • D&AD Awards

    Comcast - Town
    Yellow Pencil for Animation
  • Soho Shorts

    IOC - All Together Now
    Broadcasters Award Shortlisted
  • D&AD Awards

    Comcast - Town
    Yellow pencil for Best Use of Music
  • Annecy Animation Festival

    IOC - All Together Now
    Nominated Advertising and Promotional Award
  • One Show Design

    Hibi No Neiro - Sour
    Gold Award
  • One Show Design

    Hibi No Neiro - Sour
    Best in Show
  • One Show Design

    SBS Idents
    Gold Award
  • Prix Ars Electronica

    The Eyewriter
    Golden Nica
  • Art Directors Club

    Hibi No Neiro - Sour
    Bronze in Broadcast Media Innovation
  • BTA Craft Awards

    Comcast - Anthem
    Finalist in the category Best Animation
  • Eurobest

    BBC3 Re-Brand
    Bronze Award in the category Corporate
  • Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Awards

    Cravendale
    Fab Award in the category TV/Cinema
  • Inspire Savannah College of Art And Design Award

    Procrastination
    Winner of The Award Voted on by Broadcast Design and Motion Graphics Student
  • One Show

    Nomis - Damn Boots
    Bronze Award in the category Non/Broadcast Single
  • Befilm NYC

    Procrastination
    First place in the category Animation
  • First Board Awards

    En Tu Brazos, Rbc Long Legs
    Finalist in the category Animator
  • London Short Film Festival

    This Way Up
    Shooting People Comedy Award
  • Art Directors Club Award

    Tales of The Road
    Gold Award
  • Santa Barbara International Film Festival

    This Way Up
    Best Animated Short
  • DFT Awards

    Stop Look Listen
    Award in the category Best Computer Animation
  • Riverrun Int'l Film Festival

    This Way Up
    Jury Award for 'Best Animated Short
  • Adweek

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner of The Commercial of the Decade Award
  • Anifest

    This Way Up
    Special Award of Jury
  • Promax, Bda Award Sydney

    SBS Idents
    Silver Award in the category 2D Animation Design
  • Prix Ars Electronica

    This Way Up
    Honorary Mention 'For Computer Animation/Film/VFX'
  • Inspire Savannah College Of Art And Design Award

    DFT Campaign
    Bronze Award for Best Use of Animation/Computer Graphics/Special Effects
  • Festival De Cine De Huesca

    This Way Up
    Special Award of the Jury
  • First Boards Awards

    Procrastintion, The Seed, UN
    Award in the category Animator
  • Newport International Film Festival

    This Way Up
    Children's Short Film Ages (14+)
  • BTA Craft Awards

    Coke Avatar
    Finalist in the category Best Computer Animation
  • Melbourne International Animation Festival

    This Way Up
    Judges Award & Audience Award
  • Just For Laughs Festival

    This Way Up
    Best Short Film Award
  • Rushes Soho Shorts

    This Way Up
    Best Animation
  • 11th International Weekend Of Animation Wiesbaden

    This Way Up
    Audience Award For Best Of Int'l Animation
  • Etiuda & Anima Poland

    This Way Up
    Won Bronze Jabberwocky
  • Epica Awards

    Comcast 60"
    Bronze Award
  • Midsummer Awards

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner Grand Prix For Most Outstanding Commercial
  • Clio Awards

    Damn Boots
    Two Gold Awards
  • D&AD

    The Hours - Ali In The Jungle
    In Book
  • Annecy

    Nspcc - Handscape
    Nominated for Best Commercial
  • Festival du Clip (France)

    Zzz Is Playing - Grip
    Winner Of The Prix Du Clip Award In The Category Clip De L'année
  • New York City Short Film Festival

    Procrastination
    Best Animation
  • Sundance

    Zzz 'Is Playing: Grip'
    In Book
  • Royal Television Society

    Procrastination
    Award in the category Post-Graduate Animation
  • Sharks

    Nomis
    Gold Award in the category Footwear and Personal Accessories
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival of Shorts

    Procrastination
    Award in the category Best Student Animated Short
  • Jerwood Moving Image Awards

    Procrastination
    Won Award
  • Narkolepsy Short Film Festival (Grenoble)

    Procrastination
    The Grand Prix du Public Award
  • Siggraph Asia

    This Way Up
    Best Of Show Award
  • Premier Plans (France)

    Procrastination
    Won Prix Uip Award, automatically entered into European Film Academy Short Film
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival

    This Way Up
    First Prize 'Best Animation'
  • Mundos Digitales Animation Festival (Spain)

    This Way Up
    Special Public Prize in International Animation Short
  • Palm Springs International Short Film Festival

    This Way Up
    Audience Award for Animated Short
  • Ottawa International Animation Festival

    This Way Up
    National Film Board of Canada Public Prize
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival

    This Way Up
    Best Children's Film
  • Animation Dream Animation Festival

    This Way Up
    Jury's Special Mention for Best Humour
  • Cannes Lions Advertising Award

    Honda - Grrr
    Two Gold Lions
  • Bolzano Short Film Festival

    This Way Up
    Special Mention 'No Words' Category
  • Midsummer Awards

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award For Cars/Petrol/Automative
  • Shark Awards

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Gold Award in the category Best Use Of Music
  • One Show

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Winner Gold One Show Pencil
  • Shark Awards

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Silver Award in the category Cinema
  • BTAA

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Silver Award in the category International Commericals
  • Shark Awards

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Gold Award in the category Best Animation
  • D&AD

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    In-Book Entry in the category TV & Cinema Advertising
  • Shark Awards

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Gold Award in the category International Television, Non-Alcoholic Drinks
  • BAF!

    Cravendale - Last Glass
    Award in the category Commercials
  • Shark Awards

    Orange Mouth
    Bronze Award in the category Best Animation
  • BAF!

    Cravendale - Out Of Stock
    Panorama Award in the category Commercials
  • Shark Awards

    Cravendale - Out Of Stock
    Diploma in the category International Televison, Non_Alcoholic Drinks
  • Midsummer

    Cravendale - Out Of Stock
    Bronze Winner in the category Best Animation
  • BTAA Craft

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Joint Winner in the category Computer Animation
  • Conran Foundation Award

    Rca Shelly - Procrastination
    Winner in the category Animation
  • BAF!

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Award In The Category Commercials
  • Festival Européen de la Communication Responsible

    Surfrider
    Corporate Responsibility, Won Grand Prix
  • Midsummer

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Silver Award in the category Non-Alcoholic Drinks
  • BAF!

    The Hours
    Award in the category Music Video
  • Cannes

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Gold Award in the category Non Alcohilc Beverage
  • Midsummer

    Cravendale - Out Of Stock
    Gold Award in the category Non-Alcoholic Drinks
  • Exground Film Festival (Wiesbaden, Germany)

    Procrastination
    New
  • Worldfest Hudson

    Rocket Science
    Gold Remi Award
  • Up And Coming Festival (Hamburg, Germany)

    Procrastination
    Honorable Mention In The Category Animation
  • Imagina

    En Tus Brazos
    Best Student Short Film Award
  • Gwangju Biennale Foundation In Korea, "100 Designers Light" Exhibition

    Psp Locoroco
    Lightscreened As Part Of Exhibition
  • New

    En Tus Brazos
    Award of Excellence
  • Gwangju Biennale Foundation In Korea, "100 Designers Light" Exhibition

    Absolut Apeach (Mute)
    Light Screened As Part Of Exhibition
  • Midsummer Awards

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award for Best Animation
  • Gwangju Biennale Foundation In Korea, "100 Designers Light" Exhibition

    Go Go Ninja Dinosaur
    Light Screened As Part Of Exhibition
  • D&AD

    Sony Experiment - Short Version
    In-Book Entry
  • RCA Society and Thames and Hudson Artbook Prize

    Procrastination
    Runner Up in the category Animation
  • First Board Awards

    Space Quest
    Selected For Top 5 In The Category Director
  • Creative Futures

    Nickelodeon - Octopus
    -
  • Young Guns

    Mogwai
    Best Animation
  • BTA Craft

    NSPCC - Speech Bubble
    Silver Award In The Categories Music Videos/Direction, Featured In Book
  • Epica

    Motorola - Grand Classics
    Finalist In The Category Best Animation
  • BTAA

    NSPCC - Speech Bubble
    Bronze Award In Communication Services
  • Sharks

    Motorola - Grand Classics
    Charity (Shown On TV Only) (Diploma)
  • BAA

    Observer Music Monthly - Abba To Zappa
    Winner Of The Animation Gold Trophy
  • BTA Craft

    Motorola - Grand Classics
    Winner Public Choice Awards
  • First Boards Awards

    Orange Bubble - 15 Sec
    Best Animation
  • Young Guns

    Duke Spirit
    As One Film (Selected For Top 5 In The Category Director)
  • First Boards Awards

    Orange Steam 15 Sec
    Silver Bullet In The Category Music Video Direction
  • Bestads

    Motorola 'Grand Classics'
    As One Film (Selected For Top 5 In The Category Director)
  • BTA Craft

    Orange TVC - A Minute
    Best Ads Top 50, Selected By Bestads To Compete
  • Anifest

    Motorola - Grand Classics
    Winner In The Category Best New Director
  • Midsummers

    Orange TVC - A Minute
    Advertising Spot (Grand Prix For The Best Television And Commission Production)
  • BAA

    Motorola - Grand Classics
    Bronze Award In The Category Best Animation
  • First Boards Awards

    Orange TVC - A Minute
    Award In The Category Best Film And TV Graphics
  • Creative Futures

    Nickelodeon - Fish
    Selceted For Top 5 In The Category Director
  • Meribel

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Best Animation
  • Epica

    Coca Cola - Videogame
    Silver Award in the category Food and Drin Non-Alcoholic
  • Creative Futures

    Coldcut - Whistle And A Prayer
    Award in the category Best Animation
  • Creative Futures

    Watermelon Love
    Award in the category Best Animation
  • First Boards Awards

    Orange Wind 15 Sec
    As One Film (selected for Top 5 in the category Director)
  • BAA

    Honda - Grrr
    Best Direction
  • Midsummer Awards

    Observer Music Monthly - Abba To Zappa
    Gold Award for Best Publications and Media
  • Ottawa Animation Festival

    Catch Me If You Can
    Winner Of The 'Special Jury' Creative Prize In The Film Cristal
  • Cresta

    Honda - Grrr
    Grand Prix Winner Tv/Cinema - Television
  • Q Music Awards 2005

    Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
    Platinum Award
  • Cannes Lions

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner Grand Prix Award (Journalists Award/Titanium Lion)
  • Grammy Nomination

    Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
    Gold Award For Best TV Commercial/Cinema Commercial
  • One Show

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner of Best In Show Award, category Consumer Television Over 30° Max 90°
  • Loerie Awards

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award For Best Idea In 60 Seconds Or Over
  • Annecy

    Honda - Grrr
    The Advertising Promotional Film Award
  • Sharks

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award For Best Use Of Music/Best Use Of Animation
  • BTAA

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award for Best Cinema Adaptations, TVC
  • Sharks

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner Of The $50,000 Grandy Award
  • BTAA

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner of The ITV Award for Best Commercial of The Year
  • Sharks

    Honda - Grrr
    2005 Grand Prix Winner TV/Cinema - Television
  • BTAA

    Honda - Grrr
    TVC Gold Award for Best Less Than 90 Sec TVC
  • Sharks

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner Grand Prix Award(Journalists Award/Titanium Lion
  • BTAA

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award in the Category Vehicles
  • Sharks

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner Of Best In Show Award, Category Consumer Television Over 30° Max 90°
  • Clios Awards

    Honda - Grrr
    Grand Clio Award in the category TV&Radio
  • Sharks

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner Of The Advertising Promotional Film Award
  • D&AD

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award for Individual Cover Over 60 Seconds
  • APA 50

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award For Best Cinema Adaptations, TVC
  • D&AD

    Honda - Grrr
    Silver Award for Cinema Commercial Individual
  • BTA Craft

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner of The ITV Award For Best Commercial Of The Year
  • D&AD

    Honda - Grrr
    Silver Award for Art Direction
  • BTA Craft

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award for Best Animation
  • D&AD

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award for Use Of Musi
  • Liaa

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner in the category Television/Cinema: Automotive
  • D&AD

    Honda - Grrr
    Nomination for Integrated Advertising
  • The Creative Circle

    Honda - Grrr
    Platinum Award
  • D&AD

    Honda - Grrr
    Silver Awards in the category Individual Over 40 Seconds, Radio
  • The Creative Circle

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award For Best Tv Commercial
  • D&AD

    Honda - Grrr
    Silver Award for Individual Screenwriting, Radio
  • The Creative Circle

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award for Best Cinema Commercial
  • D&AD

    Honda - Grrr
    Silver Award for Direction
  • The Creative Circle

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award for Best Idea In 60 Seconds Or Over
  • D&AD

    Honda - Grrr
    Silver Award for Animation
  • The Creative Circle

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award for Best Use Of Music
  • Meribel

    Honda - Grrr
    Best Soundtrack in the category Cars/Auto Products and Services
  • The Creative Circle

    Honda - Grrr
    Gold Award for Best Use Of Animation
  • Midsummer Awards

    Observer Music Monthly - Abba To Zappa
    Silver Award for Best Animation
  • Andy Awards

    Honda - Grrr
    Winner of the $50,000 Grandy Award
  • The Creative Circle

    Observer Music Monthly - Abba To Zappa
    Gold Award in the category Most Promising Newcomer
  • Epica

    Coca Cola-Videogame
    Silver Award in the category Food and Drin Non-Alcoholic
  • BAA

    Honda - Grrr
    Best Direction
  • The Creative Circle

    Observer Music Monthly - Abba To Zappa
    Silver Award in the category Best Use of Famous Personality
  • BTAA

    Observer Music Monthly - Abba To Zappa
    Silver Award in the category Best Cinema Adaptations ,TVC
  • The Creative Circle

    Observer Music Monthly - Abba To Zappa
    Silver Award in the category Best use of Animation
  • BTAA

    Observer Music Monthly - Abba To Zappa
    Gold Award in the category Newspapers and Magazines
  • The Creative Circle

    Observer Music Monthly - Abba To Zappa
    Bronze Award in the category Best TV Commercial
  • BTAA

    Observer Music Monthly - Abba To Zappa
    Silver Award in the category Best Less Than 60 Seconds, TVC
  • CAD & MVA Awards

    Goldfrapp - Strict Machine
    Best Art Direction
  • Anima Mundi

    Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
    World’s Best Studio Portfolio
  • Campaign Magazine

    Honda - Grrr
    Commercial of the Year
  • Young Guns

    FourTet - My Angel Rocks Back and Forth
    Bullet for Music Video/Animation Award
  • D&AD

    Honda - Grrr
    Black & Yellow Pencils
  • D&AD

    Guardian - Calf
    Intergrated Comms - Silver Pencil
  • British Animation Awards

    Honda - Grrr
    Best Commercial and People’s Choice
  • MTV Music Awards

    Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
    Silver Award
  • D&AD

    Catch Me If You Can
    Title People's Pencil
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Join the Team

We're always looking for talented designers, 3D and 2D artists, technical staff, interactive programmers and production people to join us. Browse the openings below and let us know if you'd like to be considered for a position.

  • CG Lead - Permanent

    We are looking for a full-time CG Lead to join our busy studio in Shoreditch. Our award-winning, diverse studio is a hotbed for some of the best talent in the industry, covering every discipline from hand-drawn 2d through to high-end VFX and now also includes our rapidly growing VR studio.

    PROFILE:

    The CG lead will oversee the teams at a project level, providing technical and artistic leadership and managing the day-to-day production needs. The Lead will have the ability to participate as a leader and hands-on contributor through all stages of post-production.

    The ideal candidate will have a broad background creating different kinds of content as well as experience of leading teams of CG artists of various levels through the production.

    RESPONSIBILITIES :

    ·  Managing and leading teams to create 3D and 2D content for a variety of styles and projects on schedule and budget.

    ·  Quality controlling output by the team on assigned tasks in line with budget requirements.

    ·  Forging a strong dialogue with Directors and actively providing creative/technical solutions to production/creative challenges.

    ·  Working closely with other leads and technical directors to identify process improvements/tools to increase department productivity.

    ·  Liaising where necessary with clients and 3rd party contractors.

    ·  Working with studio management to create estimates for studio budgets and assemble teams of freelance crew for each project.

    ·  Working with production management to provide task breakdowns and help drive the team to meet schedule and budget.

    ·  Working closely with the project management team as well as collaborating with department heads to improve efficiencies to studio processes and workflow as a whole.

    ·  Willing to attend and/or supervise live action shoots (project dependent) which may involve international travel.

    REQUIRED SKILLS:

    ·  At least 5 years experience in a studio at senior level.

    ·  Advanced knowledge of 3Ds Max is essential with knowledge of Maya a bonus.

    ·  An interest in advancing technologies including AR, VR and realtime rendering.

    ·  Strong leadership qualities with a desire to confidently lead, motivate, develop and supervise a team.

    ·  Great communication skills and confidence communicating with others at all levels of the company.

    ·  Good working knowledge of lighting, rendering, VFX and compositing.

    ·  Familiarity with technical/pipeline issues and a typical animation production environment.

    ·  Self-motivated problem solver.

    ·  Fluent English (spoken and written).

    To apply, please send your CV and reel along with a bit about yourself to jobs@nexusstudios.com with CG LEAD as the subject header.

  • Assistant Studio Manager

    Nexus is looking for an Assistant Studio Manager to join our team. 

    The studio is a busy and thriving creative hub, servicing all departments within the Nexus family, including Nexus Productions, Interactive Arts, Original Content and VR. 

    This is a unique opportunity to work with some of the most talented people in the industry, acting as a crucial connection between production, directors and artists. 

    Responsibilities include: 

     - Scheduling projects within the studio

     - Managing permanent and freelance artists (including negotiating contracts)

     - Curating/recruiting talent within 2D, 3D, VFX and Stop-Motion disciplines

     - Co-ordinating artists’ software and equipment needs 

     - Helping to build relationships with schools and universities internationally to nurture young animation and illustration talent

     - Co-ordinating innovative R&D projects to help further the technological capabilities of the studio

    The ideal candidate will:

     - be meticulous and very well organised 

     - ideally have some experience/knowledge of animation

     - be friendly and approachable with excellent people skills

     - have a willingness to be involved in a fun, creative environment

    This is a full-time, permanent contract starting asap.

    For consideration please email your CV and covering letter to jobs@nexusproductions.com with the subject heading ‘Assistant Studio Manager’.

  • Pipeline Technical Director

    Job Description

    The Pipeline Technical Director is responsible for improving the overall efficiency of the production pipeline. They design, implement, and manage tools that assist the digital artists with their daily use of both third party and in­house software and systems. These tools are intended to make the CG & 2D production as efficient and productive as possible and to develop the pipeline in response to the varied projects in production. The Pipeline TD will work with the 3D supervisors to craft new tools, techniques, and procedures to aid the execution of the current projects and advance the capabilities of the studio as a whole. The role requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of software design, graphics, and production workflow.


    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Work with other Supervisors and all artists to help design and create tools

    for each discipline to be integrated into the existing pipeline & to troubleshoot & fix problems.

    • Directly support the artists to resolve technical problems, process queries and suggest alternative workflows to increase productivity.

    • Work with department representatives to augment their work flows and tool sets to achieve specific goals of the project.

    • Craft and update documentation for tools, techniques and work flows.

    • Complete tasks within the time frame given by the production and be able to self initiate longer term projects.

    • Maintain a good team dynamic

    • Train other users to use the developed tools


    Experience

    • 3+ years experience in Animation, Feature Films, Games or other

    • Core Skills:

    • 3dsMax

    • Advanced Maxscript Knowledge

    • Python (Including PyQt/PySide)

    • Sound understanding of the entire 3D production process, with a specialism in either Rigging,

    • Animation or Lighting.

    • Working experience with one or more professional graphics packages, including 3dsMax,

    • Maya, Houdini, and Nuke.

    • Desirable Skills:

    • Maya (Mel/Python)

    • C#

    • VR/Unity, specifically game asset creation

    • Solid understanding of command line processing

    • Shotgun (including Toolkit API)

    • Deadline API

    • Version Control (Git)


    If you are interested in this position please send your resume and demo reel (if applicable) by

    email to: jobs@nexusproductions.com

  • Maya Pipeline Technical Director - Permanent Contract

    Nexus makes award-winning film and interactive media. Be it hand-made or high-tech, we bring together a roster of globally acclaimed directors, production capabilities and technology to create engaging stories and experiences.

    An integral part of this is our busy in-house studio, driven by some of the industry’s most talented 2D and 3D artists.

    The Maya Pipeline Technical Director is a newly created position to help us efficiently solve the different challenges we’re facing, coordinate the pipeline between departments and build technical experience within the studio.

    This is a great opportunity for somebody seeking a technical decision-making position while still working on a variety shots and influencing the aesthetic look of the show. We’re looking for somebody who is experienced, motivated, curious and has initiative.


    Profile:

    Minimum 2-5 Years experience of Maya pipeline development in a production studio, specialise in Rigging and Animation


    Responsibilities:

    Developing our Maya pipeline and integrating into existing software pipeline.

    Advise producers and supervisors on appropriate technical procedures.

    Maintaining & developing asset management & publishing tools.

    Liaising with studio departments for workflow problems and requests.

    Manage requests from departments and advise on workflows, creating your own tools and helping other TDs with making and using them.


    Required Skills:

    In depth technical knowledge of Autodesk Maya.

    Rounded knowledge of all departments’ requirements - in particular rigging and animation.

    Python / PyMel.

    An advanced understanding of Maya deployment in a studio setting.

    Ability to manage personal workload along with advising and liaising with other members of the TD team.

    Confident problem solver.

    Proactive approach to researching and adopting new tools.

    Fluent English (spoken and written).

    Excellent communication skills.


    Bonus (Preferable) Skills:

    Shotgun or similar asset management system.

    Render farm software (Deadline or similar)

    C++ compiling experience, (for extension / plugin release building).

    Tool writing for Nuke and Maya.

    Start Date:Early 2016

    Location:Shoreditch, London


    Apply here:jobs@nexusproductions.com with the subject MAYA PIPELINE TD

  • Animation Production Manager

    Application Deadline: 27th May

    Nexus is looking for a motivated and organised Animation Production Manager to join its London studio. They 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 and mixed media projects.

    Working closely with the Producers, Studio Manager and animation teams, the Production Manager ensures that projects are on schedule and meeting all production deadlines. They are a key team member, communicating between all parties to ensure smooth running productions.

    Required Skills & Experience

    -      - Minimum 2 years experience in a production company and/or extensive knowledge of animation.

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

    -       - Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, InDesign, Keynote, F-Track and 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, an interest in all aspects of production and the desire to build a career in the industry.

    Please send covering letter and CV to prodjobs@nexusproductions.com, with your name and Production Manager in the subject line. 

  • Compositing Supervisor

    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 jobs@nexusproductions.com  with your details and a link to your showreel, with the subject heading 'COMPOSITING SUPERVISOR'. 

  • Mid / Senior Compositor - Freelance

    Nexus Productions has recently embarked on an exciting short film project with one of our award-winning live action directors. We are now looking for a superstar Nuke compositor to compliment our small but extremely driven team. 

    If you're looking for a project on which to make your mark and have the drive to lead a small but dedicated comp team then we want to talk to you.

    The ideal candidate will have solid live action/VFX experience either in features or TV. This is a fantastic opportunity to really get stuck in to a genuine creative challenge which is already yielding amazing results! As well as working with a visionary director you'll be working alongside an experienced team of very talented CG artists on beautiful footage featuring a compelling cast. 

    The VFX will largely involve full body and face replacement. The project will be based at our busy but friendly studio in Shoreditch.

    This is a paid role but rates are to be negotiated. 

    Must be available from 22nd September or thereabouts.

    For consideration please email jobs@nexusproductions.com with the subject title THE SPACE COMPOSITING