Archive for November, 2014

jobby: Studio Manager, Guru Studio, Toronto

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Guru Studio is a creative-focused entertainment company renowned for developing and producing internationally acclaimed and highly successful animated shows. Job Title: Studio Manager Department: Management Reports To: Director of Operations and Technology The Studio Manager is responsible for the day-to-day needs of the studio and providing project support for studio space initiatives. Responsibilities: • Assist… »

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jobby: 2D Layout Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

2D Layout Artist Job Description Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking a highly creative Layout artist to join our team working on a challenging, fast-paced production. This individual must be extremely self-motivated, possess exceptional artistic skills, have an impeccable eye for layout, and great attention to detail. The Layout artist will work under the… »

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jobby: Production Assistant, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Production Assistant Job Description Ottawa, Canada – We are currently looking for a professional and dynamic individual for the position of Production Assistant within our Ottawa studio. The Production Assistant works directly with the production coordinator and provides administrative, production and client management support. You work directly with the production coordinator and have basic Windows… »

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jobby: Production Coordinator, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Production Coordinator Job Description Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking a professional and highly dynamic Production Coordinator. The Production Coordinator will assist the Production Manager in the management of a production by providing administrative support. Responsibilities include: coordinating the flow of a production through all departments, working with the Production Manager to schedule staffing… »

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jobby: Background Production Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Background Production Artist Job Description Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking two (2) freelance/contract Background Production Artists for an exciting high profile production with worldwide exposure. This exceptionally talented individual will deliver stunning background art from initial layout to full colour designs for immersive children’s entertainment properties – maintaining the style and quality of… »

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What? Another Super Science Friends update? $22,709 of $25,000! Big news: Fearless Fred Kennedy cast as Albert Einstein!

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

We heard a little rumour, and turns out it’s SUPER TRUE! Not only is Super Science Friends less than 3ooo bucks away from reaching their crowdfunding goal, but they just cast none other than Fearless Fred Kennedy to voice the young Albert Einstein in the show! So move over, Yahoo Serious, Fred Kennedy is Young… »

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SUPER SCIENCE FRIENDS UPDATE: $21,102 of $25,000 goal! Animated intro unveiled! Handmade comics as a perk!

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Lots of great news on the Super Science Friends front! It looks like word is getting out to the whole damn world, and the results are right there on the screen. With 7 days to go, they’re less than 4K away from their goal. (support here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2034721517/super-science-friends) The project has momentum, and I got a… »

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jobby: Flash Animators, Loogaroo, anywhere!

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Loogaroo is hiring  flash animators for a webseries. No geographical restrictions on this one. Contact:… »

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cool beans: Nadege artist series features Brandon James Scott

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Nadege is an upscale bakery in Toronto’s super hip Queen West neighbourhood. Their particular claim to fame is what some people consider the best Macaron in the city. They even have a mission statement: Welcome to Nadège, a place where your senses are tickled by excellence. Combining the art of French pastry with fresh, modern… »

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jobby: Animators, Designers, Builders, PIP Animation, Ottawa

Friday, November 21st, 2014

PIP Animation Services is looking for animators and design build talent. Canadian Citizenship and Ontario residence are a must for both animation and design positions. Animation can either be an in-studio or from home position but design build is in-house only. To apply and for more information, please email info@pipanimation.com with a link to your… »

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Process: Sneak peek behind the scenes at Over the Garden Wall

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

We’ve made no secret of our love for the work of Canadian expat animator Nick Cross. The expat part is because he’s been working at Cartoon Network for the last year or so. Nick headed south to Art Direct on Over the Garden Wall. Which happens to be crazy awesome and unlike anything else that… »

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jobby: 2D Animators, Cartoon Conrad, Halifax

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Cartoon Conrad is on the hunt for talented 2D animators! Would you consider moving to the Halifax region of Nova Scotia, Canada’s East Coast hub and ocean playground? We are an animation “boutique” located on a beautiful farmhouse property near the city.  Halifax is a growing hub for 2D and 3D animation, with plenty of… »

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SUPER SCIENCE FRIENDS KICKSTARTER update: $8,887.00 of $25 000.00 goal

Monday, November 17th, 2014

UPDATE: C’mon people. Not even halfway? 11 days to go? What part of awesome are you not seeing? Who doesn’t want this? What’s a guy gotta do? So let’s figure this out. We need to spread the word. Can we mobilize our community to help a little Toronto studio make a very cool cartoon. What… »

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jobby: Storyboard Artists, DHX Media, Vancouver

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Storyboard Artists DHX Media – Vancouver is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows such as Kid vs. Kat and Martha Speaks. We are also proud to employ a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers. We are looking for an extremely… »

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jobby: Posing Artists(Flash), DHX Media, Vancouver

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Posing Artists (Flash) DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows. We are also proud to employ a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers. We are currently reviewing applications from artists interested in joining our team as… »

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jobby: Pipeline Technical Director, DHX Media, Vancouver

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Pipeline Technical Director (Harmony) DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows. With more than 250 employees and multiple high-profile projects on the go – including Looped, My Little Pony, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – we’re bustling! Our studio is… »

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jobby: Animation Revisionists, DHX Media, Vancouver

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Animation Revisionists DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows. We are also proud to employ a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers. We are currently looking for Animation Revisionists to join us on several new productions starting between now and… »

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jobby: Hiring for VFX Studio, multiple positions, Legend 3D, Toronto

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Legend3D is hiring in Toronto! One of the largest 3D stereo and FX studios in the world is now hiring in Toronto, Canada, for all levels and positions.

Do you have an art education? Looking to put your skills to work? Want to work on major feature films like: • The Amazing Spider-Man 1 & 2 •… »

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jobby: Senior and Intermediate Flash Animators, Elliott Animation, Toronto

Monday, November 17th, 2014

 Attention Senior or Intermediate Flash Animators! Elliott Animation is hiring! We are looking for an experienced Flash animator to join our team. We are looking for a senior and intermediate Flash animator to start immediately working out of our Toronto studio; experience on a Flash series is preferred. We offer very competitive rates and a… »

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jobby: Animation Supervisor, DHX Media, Vancouver

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Animation Supervisor (Flash Animation Series) DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows such as Kid vs. Kat and Martha Speaks. Employing a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, our studio is full of talented and inspired professionals who are… »

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press release: Portfolio Entertainment Appoints Liliana Vogt To the Newly Created Position of Senior Vice President, Content

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Toronto, ON [November 11, 2014] —  Portfolio Entertainment is pleased to announce the appointment of senior development executive, Liliana Vogt, to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Content. Reporting to Lisa Olfman, CEO and Co-Founder of Portfolio Entertainment, Vogt will oversee all facets of content development for the company. In her new role,… »

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jobby: Junior Story Artists, House of Cool, Toronto

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Available positions: Junior Story Artists House of Cool, an outstanding full service animation studio that specializes in preproduction for feature film and television is seeking talented Junior Storyboard Artists to add to our roster. Position Overview As a Junior Story Artist you will help visualize written scripts and develop story ideas for major animated film… »

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jobby: Modeler, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Industrial Brothers is seeking a character and environment modeler to work on a series of shorts. Character Modeler: – Looking for models with a clean line flow for easy rigging – Facial blend shapes – Cartoon style characters Environment Modeler: – Interior and exterior environments – Natural environments (swamps, forest, etc…) – Environments range from… »

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jobby: 2D Key Animator (Harmony), Copernicus Studios, Halifax

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

2D Key Animator (Harmony), Copernicus Studios, Halifax Previous experience with Toonboom is an asset but not a necessity. This is a new high-quality animated series using a combination of character builds coupled with strong hand drawn posing and traditional animation elements. Working with fully assembled scenes with all the assets, models, and animatics, you will… »

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jobby: 2D (Harmony) Animator, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

2D Animator (Harmony), Copernicus Studios, Halifax Previous experience with Toonboom is an asset but not a necessity. This is a new high-quality animated series using a combination of character builds coupled with strong hand drawn posing and traditional animation elements. You will be responsible for taking the approved key poses of your assigned scenes and animating… »

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jobby: BG Layout Artist, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

BG Layout Artist, Copernicus Studios, Halifax Previous experience with drawing/designing in Photoshop is necessary. We are looking for professional BG Layout Artists to work on a brand new 2D animate series for television. Responsibilities are to take the location design (key BG designs) and use them as reference to draw all rough layouts for assigned… »

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Jobby: BG Painter, Copernicus Studios, Halifax

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

BG Painter, Copernicus Studios, Halifax We are looking for professional BG Painters to work on a brand new 2D animate series for television. Previous experience with painting in Photoshop is necessary. Responsibilities are to take the approved BG layouts and apply all the final colors, textures and details to render the finished BG art for each… »

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jobby: Character Setup Artist (Harmony), Copernicus Studios, Halifax

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Character Setup Artist (Harmony) Copernicus Studios, Halifax Previous experience with Toonboom is a necessity.  This is a new high-quality animated series using a combination of character builds coupled with strong hand drawn posing and traditional animation elements. You will work with a small team of other artists to design, clean-up and build, the final character… »

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jobby: Background Painters, Character Designers and Flash Animators, Loogaroo, Miramichi, NB

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Loogaroo is hiring: Background Painters, Character Designers and Flash Animators. Contact:… »

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Urbance Kickstarter: FUNDED!!!!! and still 43 HOURS TO GO!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

UPDATE: With 44 hours to go, Urbance just hit their goal of raising $189 000.00!!!!!! I’ve seen projects bounce back, but this is amazing. Just two days ago they were short about 35K (if I’m not mistaken), and now they might be looking at stretch goals. I’m excited to be supporting this project, and I… »

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events: Wild Wild Wes, a tribute to Wes Anderson. Thursday, November 13th at the Gladstone in Toronto

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Coming up at the Gladstone in Toronto! Check out all the… »

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jobby: 2D Animators, Assistant Animators, Compositors , Salambo Productions, Montreal

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Salambo Productions is looking for full time, 2D animators, assistant animators and compositing artists experienced with Adobe After Effects for the next season of the TV animated series *Au Pays des Têtes à claques*, to be aired on TELETOON. (You can watch previous seasons here: www.tetesaclaques.tv) Contracts of one year will start in December 2014,… »

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jobby: 2D Animated Graphics Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

2D Animated Graphics Artist Guru Studio’s team is passionate about bringing inspired character-driven stories to screen around the world. Our award winning and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company is looking for a 2D Animated Graphics Artist who is responsible for assembling great looking 2D graphic sequences for a hit CG television series. This role… »

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jobby: Junior Story Artists, House of Cool, Toronto

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

House of Cool, an outstanding full service animation studio that specializes in preproduction for feature film and television is seeking talented Junior Storyboard Artists to add to our roster. Position Overview As a Junior Story Artist you will help visualize written scripts and develop story ideas for major animated film and television projects. Working along… »

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