Looking to join our crew in Kilkenny? Then you're in the right place!
Here at Cartoon Saloon our goal has always been to make original stories and foster the talent of our crew. We believe in showing exactly what can be achieved when traditional art techniques merge with digital methods to make beautiful animation features, shorts and series. A studio is only as strong as its crew, do you have what it takes to be part of our mission to showcase the storytelling power of 2d animation? Take a look around and see what we have to offer!
Cartoon Saloon is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and Inclusion are core to who we are, and we recognise the great value each one of us brings to the team. If you require an accommodation due to a disability with your application or recruitment process, please contact email@example.com and we will be happy to accommodate you as best as we can.
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About Cartoon Saloon
Cartoon Saloon is a 5-time Academy Award®, Golden Globe®, BAFTA and Emmy nominated animation studio formed in Kilkenny by Paul Young, Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey. The studio has set themselves apart due to their illustrative style and powerful story-telling as seen in their Oscar® nominated features and short films The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea, The Breadwinner and Late Afternoon. Their Emmy nominated preschool series, Puffin Rock, is currently being broadcast worldwide in over 30 countries along with streaming on Netflix. Dorg Van Dango, is a comedy tv series for 6-11-year-olds currently broadcasting on RTE and Nickelodeon. Based in Kilkenny, and with a crew of over 150, Cartoon Saloon is currently working on a development slate of new features and series projects. Cartoon Saloon’s 4th feature WolfWalkers, directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, was launched worldwide in December 2020 on Apple TV.
There’s nowhere quite like Kilkenny. Recognised as the cultural and heritage capital of Ireland, Kilkenny blends meandering medieval streets and stunning natural scenery in a visitor experience that can be enjoyed again and again.
There’s so much to do once you’ve finished work. From the imposing majesty of Kilkenny Castle to the picturesque idyll of Inistioge village, gourmet dining to golf, shopping to family activities, you’ll be inundated with options to complete your visit to the Marble City!
Kilkenny is easily accessible from all major Irish airport and ferry ports, with Dublin an easy 1 hour and 20 minutes drive on the M9 motorway. Alternatively you can catch one of the regular trains or buses from any of the major urban centres.
Frequently Asked Recruitment Questions
You will need to include a cover letter for the role you are applying to and an up to date cv.
Yes. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org in January 2023 for 2023 Internship opportunities.
We open our TY applications in September for the academic year. If you are interested in our TY Work Experience for 22/23 please email email@example.com.
Yes, all our crew members are based in Kilkenny.
No, all of our crew members are based in Kilkenny.
Please keep an eye out for announcements with regards to Kilkenny Animated where there will be talks & studio tours!
Drawing skills and ability in digital and traditional media. Evidence of being able to adapt to the style of a production and also strong personal projects.