Remote I Freelancer

2D Animator

Join our army if you have the following beliefs.

We dare you to display what you can truly do. Good enough is not acceptable and non-negotiable. We don’t believe in mediocrity, at Ajax creativity reigns supreme. We are judged by the quality of our work.

Position Overview

Create movement in a two-dimensional space for our commercials, films, and videos using either traditional methods and/or computer software.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Assist in pre-production, production and post-production to create a sequence.
  • Prepare presentations of rough sketches for our clients.
  • Create models, drawings and illustrations.
  • Design frames and characters.
  • Choose colour palettes, style and general look of the animation.
  • Create 2D animation to enhance various projects, including commercials, short films and advertisements.
  • Establish artwork for the backgrounds and layouts.
  • Set up exposure sheets, divided into actions and timing, dialogues and music, animation layers, backgrounds, view perspective.
  • Research subjects to ensure accurate animated representations.
  • Coordinate and create illustrations, scanning and photo retouching.
  • Create a working model of scenes to be animated in commercials, movies or television.
  • Identify key scenes and sequences.
  • Sync visuals with audio and voiceover tracks.
  • Apply motion capture to animation.

Skills and qualification

  • Knowledge of 2D, stop motion and computer-generated animation.
  • Training in 2D animation, both cel and computer graphics.
  • Ability to visualize abstract concepts.
  • Well-versed in a variety of industry-standard applications.
  • Excellent language skills.
  • Strong entrepreneurial skills.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Good analytical and critical thinking capabilities.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good multi-tasking skills.
  • Incredible attention to detail


  • Three or more years’ animation and design experience.
  • 3+ years of freelance or equivalent experience.
  • A solid portfolio or demo reel.

Why us?

  • We are trustworthy.
  • We are reliable.
  • We are positive.
  • We work hard.
  • We are a team.

Terms and conditions

  • The working language is English.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer.
  • The team is gender-balanced and we work hard for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).


All applications should be submitted below via our website.

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