Animator - Africa Area

Quality resources communicating the gospel and biblical principles are in short supply around Africa. Become part of a team that addresses these needs with your animation skills. Work on a variety of projects using animation to communicate the good news of Jesus Christ to Africans.


    South Africa

    Start Date

    as soon as possible

    Commitment Length

    1-2 years (Full Time)


You will need:

  • to be part of a media development team based in South Africa, serving the larger Africa area.
  • to be able to develop and shape this vital role.
  • good people skills
  • a good understanding of English
  • a willingness to learn and serve
  • a heart for Africa and for world missions
  • previous animation experience
  • familiarity with and ability to work with a mainline animation program such as Adobe Flash
  • creativity and artistic skills
  • ability to learn and adapt to African cultures with the ultimate aim of being able to communicate effectively to an African audience

Main tasks are dependent on the individual person's skills and gifting but may include:

  • Working together with other members of the media development team to develop various projects
  • Animating a series of short movies that will communicate biblical principles in an interesting manner.
  • Working on an extended animated movie reflecting the Gospel.
  • Working together with script writers and illustrators to develop quality animations.
  • Connecting with missionaries in the field to understand their resource needs in the field
  • Using creative and out-of-the box thinking to develop new projects that will bring transformation in lives and communities.


Please note: all jobs/opportunities on this site are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

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