Archive for May, 2017

jobby: Storyboard Supervisor, Industrial Brothers, Toronto

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Storyboard Supervisor RESPONSIBILITIES: Work closely with Director and production team Launch storyboards with Storyboard Artists and Director Review boards from Storyboard Artists and with Director and give revision notes Manage animatic reviews/edits with Director Responsible for generating new panels and executing board revisions. Managing the revisionist to stay on schedule Address Client comments on animatic… »

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Ottawa International Animation Festival 2017: Deadline for Submissions is TOMORROW!

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

That’s it. You have til tomorrow to submit your film to OIAF 2017. Here’s the… »

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jobby: 2D Pose Artists and Animators, Smiley Guy Studios, Toronto

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

2D Pose Artists & Animators, Smiley Guy Studios, Toronto Hey.  Are you the talent we need?  Smiley Guy Studios is looking for creative talent to join our upcoming production, Corner Gas Animated! – We need animators and posing artists with advanced/intermediate knowledge of Adobe Animate CC (Flash) – For Animators: Both Puppet and Traditional animation… »

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jobby: 3D Animator, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Nelvana Studio – A Corus Entertainment Company 3D Animator – Contract Position Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for a 3D Animator in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Animation Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for:   RESPONSIBILITIES: Work closely with the Animation Director to bring our characters to life. Character performance… »

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jobby: 3D Layout Artist, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Nelvana Studio – A Corus Entertainment Company 3D Layout Artist – Contract Position Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for 3D Layout Artist in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Director and Layout Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of the Layout for production:   RESPONSIBILITIES: Create all camera moves… »

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jobby: 2D Animator, Yowza! Animation, Toronto

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

2D Animator Job description: We are currently looking for talented animators to work on Nickelodeon’s original series ‘Welcome to the Wayne’. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated artists who want to work on a challenging and rewarding high profile series. Start date: May 2017 Term of Employment:Full-time in-house Salary:based on experience… »

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jobby: 2-D Pipeline TD, Yowza! Animation, Toronto

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Responsibilities and Duties: Direct development resources to build software systems and tools to support production. Collaborate with the Head of IT and Production Teams to prioritize project goals. Work with the Project Manager to integrate the Pipeline with the in-house tracking software. Maintain and troubleshoot technical issue with the Pipeline. Work with a positive, productive,… »

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jobby: Lead Character Designer, Yowza! Animation, Toronto

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Yowza Animation is seeking a Lead Character Designer to work on a really exciting upcoming kids show for Nickelodeon. We’re looking for portfolios that show a strong understanding of human/creature design, a strong and flexible design sense, good posing, face and hand expressions, and strong turnarounds.   Responsibilities -Assisting our Design Supervisor in leading the… »

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jobby: Production Manager, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Title: Production Manager Guru Studio, the animation powerhouse behind global hits Paw Patrol and Justin Time, is looking for a Production Manager who will be responsible for supporting the Producer with all aspects of a 3D series. This role reports directly to the Line Producer. Responsibilities: Organize, attend, and prepare detailed notes for production meetings… »

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jobby: Studio Coordinator, Guru Studio, Toronto

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Title: Studio Coordinator Date: May 2017 Guru Studio, the animation powerhouse behind global hits Paw Patrol and Justin Time, is looking for a Studio Coordinator! This fast-paced role will require a dynamic individual who can help keep the Studio running smoothly. This role reports to the Studio Manager. Duties Include: Assisting with administrative and operational… »

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jobby: Texturer/Shader, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Nelvana Studio, A Corus Entertainment Company Texturer/Shader – Contract Position Toronto Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for a Texturer/Shader in our Toronto office. Reporting to the series Art Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in maintaining the established art direction on a 3D series. RESPONSIBILITIES: Texturing/Shading/UV mapping of sets, props and… »

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jobby: 3D Lighting Technical Director, Nelvana Studio, Toronto

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Nelvana Studio, A CORUS Entertainment Company 3D Lighting Technical Director – Contract Position Toronto, Ontario Nelvana Studio has an exciting opportunity for a 3D Lighting Technical Director in our Toronto office. Reporting directly to the Art Director and Technical Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for creating high quality Light rigs required for series… »

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from the internets: DHX Buys Peanuts and Strawberry Shortcake for 345 Million Dollars.

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

This is all over the internet today. Canadian media giant, DHX Media just made a deal to buy Iconix Brand Group for $345 000 000.00 (I’m assuming USD). Iconix owns 80% of Peanuts, and 100% of Strawberry Shortcake. Here’s Deadline Hollywood on it: http://deadline.com/2017/05/peanuts-strawberry-shortcake-acquired-dhx-media-1202088595/ Here’s Variety with the same info: http://variety.com/2017/tv/global/dhx-media-acquires-peanuts-in-345-million-purchase-of-iconix-1202422001/ CBC with more of… »

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jobby: Production Manager, Oasis Animation, Montreal

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Production Manager (Permanent role) Join Oasis Animation!  The Production Manager is responsible of supervising the production team from scripts through to the end of the animation process, as well as post-production. He plans and organizes the work to do ensuring the deadlines are met and the budget is respected. He is also in charge of… »

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jobby: Senior Production Coordinator, Oasis Animation, Montreal

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Senior Production Coordinator (permanent role) Join Oasis Animation! We are looking for someone who knows 2D digital production, has great production coordination skills and an artistic eye! Job summary Reporting to the Production Manager, the Senior Production Coordinator oversees the work of the production team on the project, manages the schedule and ensures that the… »

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jobby: 2D Digital Animators, Oasis Animation, Montreal

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Job posting: 2D Digital Animators on the series Kulipari, An Army of Frogs  Join Oasis Animation!  Role summary The 2D Digital Animator is responsible of animating the scenes of a 2D animation series which can include characters, backgrounds and props. He must create high-quality animation which respects the recommendations, revisions and technical and artistic requirements… »

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jobby: Layout Artist, Oasis Animation, Montreal

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

 Job opportunity: Digital production Layout Artist on the series Kulipari, An Army of Frogs  Join Oasis Animation! Job summary The Layouts Artist role creates production layouts in Harmony in accordance with the method established by the production and referring to the key layouts provided for the scenes of a 2D animation series. He must respect… »

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jobby: Creative/Art Lead (Interactive), Guru Studio, Toronto

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

CREATIVE / ART LEAD Guru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world. Our award winning and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment and arcade company is looking for a CREATIVE LEAD for the interactive department. The successful candidate will be directly responsible for overseeing the creative development… »

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jobby: 3D Visual Effects Artist, Tangent Animation, Winnipeg

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Start Date: Immediate Job Title: Visual FX Artist Job Type: Contract Salary: Based on experience. Experience: Varied Job Description: Tangent is seeking talented 3D Visual Effects Artists with experience and knowledge of the principles of 3D Visual Effects, lighting and compositing to join our growing team. Working knowledge of Maya, 3dsMax and/or Blender, Fusion, Nuke… »

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