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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 thrive on collaboration, adapting our approach and workflow to the needs of each project, in light of our client’s needs and project constraints. We’re proud of what we’ve built here but that's just the beginning! 

Our core values focus on research and development; ensuring our studio is progressive both creatively and technologically, our team; providing support, leadership and development for all our staff and our production processworking with you every step of the way, to whatever level of guidance you need in order to deliver work we can all be proud of. 

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Our Services

Character Design

An iterative process from initial style setting through to beautifully posed, expressive final artwork. 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!

Animation Design

Concept development and style setting, everything from movement, expression, cameras, lighting, cinematography -designing all the nuances and subtleties as part of the pre-production stage.

Animation Production

Executing the design; from building scenes and characters in 3d to animatics with which we time out the action, before we do the full animation bit! Using our custom rigs to execute those idiosyncrasies and characterisations.

Animation Post Production

Where we ensure all those nuances from animation design and production flow through with final tweaks on camera movements, compositing, effects and lighting.

CG Illustration

Be it for billboards, in store or digital; character based pieces to live action compositing and everything in between. If you can think it up, we can build it in CG.

Series Concept Development

Collaborating not just on the visuals but considering the entire concept, the world, taking the make believe into the believable.

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Marcus Kenyon

Managing Director and Post Production

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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

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Arthur Tubb

Senior Artist and Senior Management

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Ben Simpkins

Lead Animator

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Lewis Grey

2d Animation and Post Production

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Chris Walker

Lead 3d Artist

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Nick Tietzsch-Tyler

3d Artist

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Sally Bramall

Finance Coordinator

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Lauren Auty

Concept Artist

Join the team.

We’re always on the look out for talented artists that are interested in working with us.

We’re based in Sheffield and are just a short walk from the train station. Our culture is friendly, open and inclusive and we’re committed to producing high quality work. We're proud of our production process and we very much work as a team. Keep an eye out for openings if you fancy being part of it...

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We are currently looking for...

Freelance 3D Artist

• Working experience of 3DS MAX is essentialZ brush and Vray desirable • Strong character modeller and all round 3D generalist • Used to working with a range of textures with strong lighting skills • Must be able to work in house from our Sheffield studio • Experience of commercial production workflow

Due to continued growth, we're looking for a team player who has the experience and capability to work to high quality production values and whose portfolio and experience emulates our own standards of work. 

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