Creative Producer, Animex

Closing date:

Teesside University

With the support of the Tees Valley Combined Authority, Teesside University is recruiting for a Creative Producer to lead the development and delivery of a new, public-facing programme for Animex, its annual international festival of animation, visual effects and games.

Bringing their own knowledge and experience of festivals and creative events to the role, the postholder will work closely with Teesside University’s academic team to build upon the existing industry and student-facing offer to develop new audiences, engage the local community, and build a dynamic new programme to bring venues and sites across Middlesbrough to life during the Animex Festival.

Inspired by the possibilities of the worlds of gaming, animation and VFX, the Creative Producer will deliver publicly accessible and exciting works and events that engage our communities in these dynamic sectors, balancing income-generating opportunities with free-to-access content to make the Festival sustainable into the future.

This is an exciting new role with an opportunity to make a real impact in the local region. 


Please download the full job description and person specification below.


Budget £41,732 - £46,974 p.a. pro rata (22 hrs pw; fixed term for 15 months)

Deadline 4 February 2024

Middlesbrough TS1 3BX

Please apply via Teesside University’s recruitment site.

Applications from individuals wishing to work on a freelance basis may be considered. This post may qualify for university sponsorship under the Skilled Worker visa route.

An online information session will be held for interested candidates, with details available on request.

If you are shortlisted, your interview will take place in person. Please note that the university may ask you to participate in a number of selection activities as part of the recruitment process for this vacancy.

For more information or to discuss the role in more detail please contact Lauren Bradshaw (Deputy Director, Communications and Development).

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