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2D FX Artist

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 company, is looking for a 2D FX Artist who is responsible for designing and animating stock and episodic FX in Harmony Scenes.  This role reports directly to the FX Supervisor and Art Director.


  • Design FX appropriate for the scenes and in the style of the production in a timely manner. 
  • Hand-Animate custom FX for scenes in the style of the production.
  • Create particle systems in Harmony and integrate it into the scene.
  • Reuse and reanimate stock FX to best match the FX needs in a scene.
  • Prioritize and propose FX solutions that match the quality and expectations of the production.
  • Manage and maintain FX stock material in a library used by the FX team.


  • Strong sense of design and graphic appeal for FX animation — as the FX on the show will be stylized and designed to fit into the show itself.
  • An ability to match the FX design to the design-language in the production.
  • An ability to match the FX timing and movement to existing animation in a scene. 
  • Strong design and drawing skills in Harmony.
  • Strong sense of timing and appeal in movement.
  • Strong technical understanding of Harmony scenes.
  • An ability to understand and work within other artists’ scenes.
  • Good time management and prioritization skills.
  • A strong creative portfolio.

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