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Hello!

Founded in 2002 by Marcus Kenyon and Jonny Ford, Finger Industries is a creative, hard-working animation & illustration studio with a history of producing great characters and original ideas. 

We’ve come a long way since our inception 15 years ago and our crack team of extraordinarily talented individuals now works for clients in 4 continents, across multiple industries, all from our lovely studio in Sheffield, England. 

We are a service provider, a creative partner and an independent studio. 

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Have you heard? We're currently recruiting!

3D Artist

Freelance. 6 weeks minimum contract. Download the details to apply.

Our services.

Concept Development

Considering the entire concept, the world and the characters within it, be it IP or campaign led; we can work with you to get the most 'character and story' out of your concept

Design & Pre-Production

The first steps in style setting and animation design; everything from movement, flow, cameras, lighting, cinematography -designing all the nuances and subtleties as part of the pre-production stage. As design develops, so too does the edit - storyboards, animatics, VO, music and SFX we do them all.

Illustration

For print, digital or OOH campaigns; we can do character based pieces to live action compositing and everything in between. If you can think it up, we can make it. Head over to our Advertising and Comms page to see what we've created or get in touch to find out more.

Character Design

An iterative process that's all about working with you, from initial style setting through to beautifully posed, expressive characters. Be it part of a wider production process or a stand alone deliverable, coming up with new characters is one of our favourite bits to do!

Production

Video Production; from building scenes and characters to animating and any live action shoot (or both!). Did you know we use our custom built rigs to execute those lovely idiosyncrasies and characterisations?

Post Production

Compositing, grading and VFX, our post production expertise is a service in its own right; not just part of our animation process, its much much more. Get in touch if you have any post production or VFX needs.

Multi-disciplinary video production

Be it 2D, 3D, photo-realistic, live action with CG, VFX or VR Production. It might be character led, it might not. We're pretty versatile when it comes to what we can create so if you're not sure, just give us a shout.

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Our Team

Marcus 2x

Marcus Kenyon

Managing Director and Post Production

Jonny 2x

Jonny Ford

Creative Director and Illustrator

Carrie 2x

Carrie Fletcher

Sales and Marketing Manager

Rachael 2x

Rachael Exton

Production Manager and Senior Management

Abby 2x

Abby Charlesworth

Studio Manager

Ben 2x

Ben Simpkins

Lead Animator

Lewis 2x

Lewis Grey

2d Animation and Post Production

Chris 2x

Chris Walker

Lead 3d Artist

Nick 2x

Nick Tietzsch-Tyler

3d Artist

Sally 2x

Sally Bramall

Finance Coordinator

Lauren 2x

Lauren Auty

Concept Artist

If you are a freelancer working in any of the following areas, we're always happy to hear from you- even if we don’t have a specific need right now

Storyboard Artist
3D Generalist
2D Animator
Post Production After Effects
3D Animator
Editor

If you think you'd be a good fit for our team send your CV and a link to your portfolio/reel to [email protected]

Please include your availability and daily rate.
Please note, we can only consider freelancers that can work in house.