jobby: Freelance 2D EFX Artist, guru studio, Toronto

Guru studio, the award winning and internationally renowned animation facility in Toronto is looking for a Freelance 2D EFX Artist, for a new children’s series. Start date is immediately and will last until April 2011.

Requirements/Skills:

  • · Understanding of traditional animation with the ability to design and create effects within the established style of the show
  • · Proficient working with Flash or Toonboom (please specify which in your cover letter)
  • · Experience creating 2D effects elements and cycles (water, smoke, snow etc.)
  • · Knowledge of After Effects compositing and familiarity with Maya a bonus

Qualities and Qualifications:

  • Good organization skills; ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to take direction well
  • Ability to work independently, as well as within a team
  • Fun. Trustworthy and chill.

Please send only online portfolios/blogs to: hireme@gurustudio.com

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada and *for income tax purposes applicants must have been a resident in Ontario during 2009*Guru Studio is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please