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jobby: Illustrator/Animator, Fuel Industries, Ottawa

June 21, 2010
New generations want a fresh approach to entertainment. We know that kids are online—and we see it as an opportunity to help blur the lines between “digital content” and “Saturday morning cartoon.”
Beginning with vibrant characters and storylines that rival major studios, Fuel Entertainment’s properties are created with today’s emerging audiences in mind and crafted specifically so that they can be leveraged into multiple touch-points—to spark imagination wherever your viewers go.  From its award-winning MMO Spark City on, to its multi-platform properties developed with partners like Wildbrain!, Fuel Entertainment is where imagination meets interactivity.

As the Capital of Canada, Ottawa is one of the world’s most forward-thinking capitals, blending gorgeous green space and laid-back lifestyle with one of the country’s fastest growing animation marketplaces. Home to the Ottawa International Animation Festival, the city is a great culture for animators to pursue their passion.

This is a great opportunity to join an award winning company and creative team based in Ottawa, On.  We’re looking for talented illustrators / animators with vision who will help take our designs to the next creative level.

You should have at least 2-3 years experience in related animation / illustration fields and possess a solid advertising and marketing background.

In addition, you have excellent English language skills, are self-sufficient and thrive as a creative team player.  You have demonstrated experience in your ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

• Strong key frame animation skills.

• 3+ years professional experience animating and setting up in Flash
• Exceptional skills in animating natural and expressive human motion.

• Ability to paint in Photoshop.
• MMO and Gaming experience a plus

• Understanding of what makes people say “wow”

• Driven to succeed.

To Apply:

Send your resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to


  1. Eva Smith Eva Smith June 23, 2010

    Does this position require relocation to Ottawa? If so, is assistance provided?

    • Mike Valiquette Mike Valiquette Post author | June 23, 2010

      Hi Eva,
      I’d guess they’re looking for in-house artists, so yes to relocation. As far as assistance, you’d have to contact Fuel directly for an answer to that one.
      Good luck.

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