jobby: Harmony FX Artist, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

PORTFOLIO ENTERTAINMENT is a creative-driven, fast-paced children’s and family media company committed to embracing change and finding new approaches to storytelling. Our in-house animation studio is innovative and teeming with talent and our international distribution division takes our content worldwide.

We are currently looking for a Harmony FX Artist to join our Studio.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY  

  • Demonstrate a broad range of both Harmony and hand drawn 2D FX abilities in a collaborative environment within a TV schedule.
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of timing and pacing, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Maintain and communicate a strong knowledge of FX animation techniques.
  • Collaborate and work with other members of the Production towards solving technical and creative issues. 
  • Be responsible for all revisions related to FX and deliver in a timely manner.

Essential Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience in animation series production.
  • Computer proficient in Microsoft OS, Excel systems and other production related software.
  • Strong knowledge of Harmony. 
  • Knowledge of other packages is an asset. ie. After Effects, Photoshop.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and follow through in a fast-paced environment.
  • Be pro-active and solution-orientated.
  • Be forward-thinking and able to troubleshoot, forecast and plan appropriately to avoid production problems and delays.
  • Great communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Maintain a positive, upbeat and professional attitude, and contribute to the collaborative, respectful and constructive culture of our studio.
  • Take and execute direction with minimal oversight. 

To apply:

Please send your resume to jobs@portfolio-ent.com and reference: FX Artist in the subject of your submission.  Only selected, qualified applicants will be contacted for personal interview. Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident to apply.