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Africa Health Organisation - Animator Volunteer



Details of the Charity:

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) is an international health agency providing health and social care in Africa and the Diaspora such as the UK. Its main activities are disease prevention, treatment and medical research and development. Our mission is to lead strategic collaborative efforts among countries in Africa and other partners to promote equity in health, to combat disease, and to improve the quality of, and lengthen, the lives of the peoples of Africa. Our vision is delivering high quality sustainable health service and be the major catalyst for ensuring that all the peoples of Africa enjoy optimal health.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

We are looking for a creative Animator to develop excellent visual frames with 2D/3D or other techniques. Your work will give life to storylines and characters in AHO charity videos. You will possess a creative eye and artistic aptitude. You easily turn a script or a concept into an impressive computer-generated animation. To excel in this role, you must be highly skilled in CGI software and storytelling. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read scripts and storylines to understand animation requirements
  • Prepare presentations with raw designs
  • Develop storyboards for the initial stages of production
  • Create models, drawings and illustrations by hand or electronically
  • Join images with background graphics and special effects
  • Ensure synchronization of frames and audio
  • Participate in editing and production process

Skills Required:

  • Studying degree in computer animation, 3D/graphic design, fine arts, CGI, 3D Modelling, computer-aided engineering, multimedia or relevant field
  • Proven experience in animation
  • Knowledge of 2D/3D, stop motion and computer-generated animation
  • Experience in project management
  • Proficient in CGI software (Photoshop, 3ds Max, Maya, Flash, LightWave, Softimage etc.)
  • A creative storyteller with presentation abilities
  • Teamwork and excellent communication skills

Additional Benefits:

  • Travel expenses reimbursed 
  • Free accredited training and certificate
  • Hours volunteered will be recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which leads to an invitation to the Brunel Volunteers Awards Ceremony
  • Interested? Apply below:
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  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the EU
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?