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jobby: 2D Character Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

February 17, 2012

Copernicus Studios Inc. is looking for a lot of new animators to start this spring on a Flash-animated television series. We need a large crew of traditionally trained animators to work on this production.

Position: 2D Animator

Contract: Full-time, on site

Start Date: March/April

Job Description: Animators will be required to provide full character animation including posing, breakdowns, inbetweens, clean-up and lip sync. Employee will work from prepared model sheets, storyboards, layouts, and animatics to complete all designated scenes, including any retakes and revisions, incorporating all notes from the supervisor/director.



–       At least one years of experience in character animation, or a demo reel that will melt our faces off with awesomeness!

–       Basic Flash knowledge is required.

–       Adaptability to different styles of character design.

–       A great attitude and work ethic. People who are easily offended need not apply.

–       Able to work & communicate efficiently in a self-motivated milestone-driven, team environment.

Submission Process: If you are interested in and qualified for this position, please fill out the form and submit your information and link to your online demo reel to:

All candidates must submit a show reel that display strong traditional animation principles which demonstrate a great sense of timing, weight, balance, acting, and character movement.


Only candidates being considered/accepted for the position will be contacted.

Studio Location: 1226 Hollis St., Suite 100, Halifax, NS

Info: Copernicus is an artist-driven animation production house in Nova Scotia. Our focus is producing original and cinematic animated content for episodic television and feature films. Our commitment has always been to create and produce outstanding animated products, providing exceptional service and fostering a supportive and creative environment for our employees.

For questions regarding the job – contact:

See samples of our work and client list here:

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