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Stand out and attract best talent

As a creative recruitment agency in London we come across various companies who try different approaches when it comes to attracting the best talent. We operate within the Production, Post-Production and VFX industries which means working very closely with advertising and production agencies, animation studios and post-production houses.

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What does a Post Producer do?

A Post Producer is someone who focusses on the Post Production phase in the video production process which includes everything that is done after filming (production) to prepare the video footage for delivery.

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Are you ready to go freelance?

Have you been considering going freelance, but are unsure if you are ready?
As a freelance recruitment agency, we have worked with many new freelancers over the years and provided advice and guidance on this very topic.

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4 Expert Tips In Finding Freelance Work

Transitioning to freelance life is not always a smooth ride and can be very stressful; especially when trying to secure those firsts few projects. Here are 4 magical tips that you can follow to find all those best freelance jobs out there!

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10 steps to hire the right freelancer

An unsuitable hire is one of the most expensive mistakes your company can make. If you’re looking to hire a freelancer, Yellow Cat’s 10 simple steps will make sure you find the perfect fit for your business.

READ MORE

Five steps towards a more diverse recruitment strategy

Diversity is rightfully treated as a priority nowadays because for a long time sadly our creative industry was neither diverse nor inclusive. As a recruitment agency for the creative industry, we would like to offer our support here by sharing some steps on how you can improve your hiring strategy.

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Top tips for your next Video Interview

Preparing for a video interview is very similar to a preparation of a standard face-to-face meeting. You may expect the similar set of questions and the way you conduct yourself should be exactly the same. However, there are some aspects that you may want to consider before going onto your first video interview.

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COVID-19 Chaos – What’s next for VFX?

Having spread to over 100 different countries since December 2019, the World Health Organisation deemed COVID-19 a global state of emergency, officially declaring it a pandemic. But what does this mean for production and VFX industry?

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VFX Modelling Artist Breakdown

3D modelling artists create the models for all 3D assets within a project – characters, weapons, vehicles, furniture, trees, rocks and so on. They often start with a brief or 2D drawing from a concept artist and build their 3D models from that. 

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VFX Pipeline breakdown

With VFX having so many departments that depend on each other, understanding the relationships between them can be difficult. In this week’s article, we are uncovering the stages of production that make up the pipeline as well as the departments within them.

READ MORE

Audio in Post-Production

Audio Post Production is essentially all the stages of audio production, beginning with producing the sound to synchronizing it with moving picture – so anything from film and TV to any kind of video.

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3D modelling software breakdown

One of the most important decisions you will have to make in your 3D career is deciding which software to use. It’s something that can dictate the entire direction of your career and the projects you take.

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Five steps to successful recruitment

Knowing how to recruit the best talent is key to a company’s future success. When recruitment is done well you attract the best candidates so you can hire the right person who is excited and motivated to do great work. Recruitment is efficient, with minimal disruption to your team.

READ MORE

What does a Copywriter do?

Have you ever wondered who is responsible for the magical words in the advert that can help sell your product or service? Or who is the best person to turn your boring website copy into an interesting write-up? If you have any troubles with text, you will want to find a copywriter for your company.

READ MORE

Stand out and attract best talent

As a creative recruitment agency in London we come across various companies who try different approaches when it comes to attracting the best talent. We operate within the Production, Post-Production and VFX industries which means working very closely with advertising and production agencies, animation studios and post-production houses.

READ MORE

What does a Post Producer do?

A Post Producer is someone who focusses on the Post Production phase in the video production process which includes everything that is done after filming (production) to prepare the video footage for delivery.

READ MORE

Are you ready to go freelance?

Have you been considering going freelance, but are unsure if you are ready?
As a freelance recruitment agency, we have worked with many new freelancers over the years and provided advice and guidance on this very topic.

READ MORE

What does an Animator do?

Focusing on motion, it is the animator’s job to determine the realistic movement of CG (computer generated) elements such as creatures, objects and effects within a scene.

READ MORE

What does an AFX Editor do?

A person who uses Adobe After Effects works on powerful range of digital video effects, motion graphics, and compositing. They use AFX software to create amazing graphics such as titles, animation or visual effects.

READ MORE

What does a VFX Artist do?

A Visual Effects Artist uses special effects to combine live action video footage with Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) creating impossible worlds and scenes in every form of media that we consume.

READ MORE

4 Expert Tips In Finding Freelance Work

Transitioning to freelance life is not always a smooth ride and can be very stressful; especially when trying to secure those firsts few projects. Here are 4 magical tips that you can follow to find all those best freelance jobs out there!

READ MORE

10 steps to hire the right freelancer

An unsuitable hire is one of the most expensive mistakes your company can make. If you’re looking to hire a freelancer, Yellow Cat’s 10 simple steps will make sure you find the perfect fit for your business.

READ MORE

The importance of valuing happiness at Yellow Cat

Happiness is one of the most important keys to unlocking the inner superheroes within your workforce. We can’t swing a kale infused smoothie without being overwhelmed with what we should or shouldn’t be eating to maintain a healthy body, but what about our happiness levels or mental wellbeing?

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5 top tips to improve your Copywriter CV

I’m sure you’re aware that March marks World Creative Writing month! We’re grabbing this opportunity to celebrate this month of creativity by sharing 5 top tips to hopefully help our community of Copywriters. Whether you’re a recent graduate, just getting started in the industry, or a seasoned pro, we’re keen to share our insights.

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What does a Freelance Animator do?

Want to learn more about what an Animator does within the post production industry? This guide talks through the role, what software might be used and how you can kick-start your career in animation.

READ MORE

What does a Freelance Videographer do?

“I need to find a freelance videographer, but how can I make sure that I’m hiring the best person for the job?” It’s a tricky decision, but our helpful role breakdown provides all the information you need to know.

READ MORE

Top tips for your next Video Interview

Preparing for a video interview is very similar to a preparation of a standard face-to-face meeting. You may expect the similar set of questions and the way you conduct yourself should be exactly the same. However, there are some aspects that you may want to consider before going onto your first video interview.

READ MORE

Stand out and attract best talent

As a creative recruitment agency in London we come across various companies who try different approaches when it comes to attracting the best talent. We operate within the Production, Post-Production and VFX industries which means working very closely with advertising and production agencies, animation studios and post-production houses.

READ MORE

4 Expert Tips In Finding Freelance Work

Transitioning to freelance life is not always a smooth ride and can be very stressful; especially when trying to secure those firsts few projects. Here are 4 magical tips that you can follow to find all those best freelance jobs out there!

READ MORE

10 steps to hire the right freelancer

An unsuitable hire is one of the most expensive mistakes your company can make. If you’re looking to hire a freelancer, Yellow Cat’s 10 simple steps will make sure you find the perfect fit for your business.

READ MORE

5 top tips to improve your Copywriter CV

I’m sure you’re aware that March marks World Creative Writing month! We’re grabbing this opportunity to celebrate this month of creativity by sharing 5 top tips to hopefully help our community of Copywriters. Whether you’re a recent graduate, just getting started in the industry, or a seasoned pro, we’re keen to share our insights.

READ MORE

Five steps towards a more diverse recruitment strategy

Diversity is rightfully treated as a priority nowadays because for a long time sadly our creative industry was neither diverse nor inclusive. As a recruitment agency for the creative industry, we would like to offer our support here by sharing some steps on how you can improve your hiring strategy.

READ MORE

COVID-19 Chaos – What’s next for VFX?

Having spread to over 100 different countries since December 2019, the World Health Organisation deemed COVID-19 a global state of emergency, officially declaring it a pandemic. But what does this mean for production and VFX industry?

READ MORE

VFX Modelling Artist Breakdown

3D modelling artists create the models for all 3D assets within a project – characters, weapons, vehicles, furniture, trees, rocks and so on. They often start with a brief or 2D drawing from a concept artist and build their 3D models from that. 

READ MORE

VFX Pipeline breakdown

With VFX having so many departments that depend on each other, understanding the relationships between them can be difficult. In this week’s article, we are uncovering the stages of production that make up the pipeline as well as the departments within them.

READ MORE

Audio in Post-Production

Audio Post Production is essentially all the stages of audio production, beginning with producing the sound to synchronizing it with moving picture – so anything from film and TV to any kind of video.

READ MORE

3D modelling software breakdown

One of the most important decisions you will have to make in your 3D career is deciding which software to use. It’s something that can dictate the entire direction of your career and the projects you take.

READ MORE

Five steps to successful recruitment

Knowing how to recruit the best talent is key to a company’s future success. When recruitment is done well you attract the best candidates so you can hire the right person who is excited and motivated to do great work. Recruitment is efficient, with minimal disruption to your team.

READ MORE

Are you ready to go freelance?

Have you been considering going freelance, but are unsure if you are ready?
As a freelance recruitment agency, we have worked with many new freelancers over the years and provided advice and guidance on this very topic.

READ MORE

10 steps to hire the right freelancer

An unsuitable hire is one of the most expensive mistakes your company can make. If you’re looking to hire a freelancer, Yellow Cat’s 10 simple steps will make sure you find the perfect fit for your business.

READ MORE

What does a Copywriter do?

Have you ever wondered who is responsible for the magical words in the advert that can help sell your product or service? Or who is the best person to turn your boring website copy into an interesting write-up? If you have any troubles with text, you will want to find a copywriter for your company.

READ MORE

What does a Post Producer do?

A Post Producer is someone who focusses on the Post Production phase in the video production process which includes everything that is done after filming (production) to prepare the video footage for delivery.

READ MORE

What does an Animator do?

Focusing on motion, it is the animator’s job to determine the realistic movement of CG (computer generated) elements such as creatures, objects and effects within a scene.

READ MORE

What does an AFX Editor do?

A person who uses Adobe After Effects works on powerful range of digital video effects, motion graphics, and compositing. They use AFX software to create amazing graphics such as titles, animation or visual effects.

READ MORE

What does a VFX Artist do?

A Visual Effects Artist uses special effects to combine live action video footage with Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) creating impossible worlds and scenes in every form of media that we consume.

READ MORE

What does a Freelance Animator do?

Want to learn more about what an Animator does within the post production industry? This guide talks through the role, what software might be used and how you can kick-start your career in animation.

READ MORE

What does a Freelance Videographer do?

“I need to find a freelance videographer, but how can I make sure that I’m hiring the best person for the job?” It’s a tricky decision, but our helpful role breakdown provides all the information you need to know.

READ MORE

The importance of valuing happiness at Yellow Cat

Happiness is one of the most important keys to unlocking the inner superheroes within your workforce. We can’t swing a kale infused smoothie without being overwhelmed with what we should or shouldn’t be eating to maintain a healthy body, but what about our happiness levels or mental wellbeing?

READ MORE
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