Type: In house/Contract
Salary: $41,600 – Medical/dental benefits and RRSP plan available
Positions available: 1
Start Date: April 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: We are currently seeking Storyboard Revisionists to join our team for an exciting new preschool production with worldwide exposure. This is a long term contract which may offer an open door for a junior artist to take their skills to the next level and advance in the industry. This position reports directly to the Storyboard Supervisor.
- Strong drawing skills and a passion for storytelling are essential.
- Must be able to follow direction and work efficiently under pressure.
- Must be well-versed in the art of storyboarding including knowledge of staging, composition as well as film language.
- Must be able to use Storyboard Pro.
How to Apply: Please send your resume and portfolio, ideally containing storyboard samples, to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org and reference: SBR – 0614 on the front and in the subject line of all submissions.
53 Auriga Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K2E 8C3