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jobby: Freelance Storyboard Artist, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

merc logoType: Contract – out of house

Salary: Per Board – very competitive pay

Positions available: 5+
Start Date: March 2016 – May 2017

Company Info:

Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and is recognized internationally as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Its production teams have helped bring to life many of the most memorable and modern animated television properties including, The Lion Guard, Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts, Star vs. the Forces of Evil, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, Wander Over Yonder, Jake & the Never Land Pirates, Fish Hooks, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil, and Toot & Puddle; along with several feature films including Team Hot Wheels: The Origin of Awesome, Curious George, The PowerPuff Girls Movie, and Looney Tunes: Back In Action. Mercury Filmworks® is proudly associated with global entertainment partners such as American Greetings, Cartoon Network, Corus Entertainment, Disney, DreamWorks, Entertainment One, Mattel, Nickelodeon, Spin Master, Technicolor and Warner Bros. The Mercury Filmworks® group of companies includes Mercury Connects, a technology company developing connected products from books to toys – with a special interest in augmented and virtual reality. Its book-publishing division, Mercury Inpress, produces printed books and companion apps that bring paper pages to life on mobile devices.

Job Description: Love to draw? Have a passion for storytelling? Then we’re looking for you! Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking Freelance Storyboard Artists to join our team for an exciting new preschool production with worldwide exposure. This position reports to the Storyboard Supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong drawing skills and a passion for story telling are paramount.
  • Strong staging and composition skills.
  • Must have the ability to time manage and work both efficiently and creatively under pressure.
  • Must be able to use Storyboard Pro.

How to Apply: Please send your resume and portfolio to: and reference: SBA – 0314 on the front and in the subject line of all submissions.

Mercury Filmworks
53 Auriga Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K2E 8C3
Fax: 1.613.482.1813

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