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jobby: Storyboard Artists, Smiley Guy Studios, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Smiley Guy Studios is looking for Storyboard Artists to join our team on a Holiday Special we’re producing. As a Storyboard Artist, you’ll be working collaboratively with the Director, Storyboard Supervisor, and other board artists on the team to conceptualize the story and create the blueprint for all artistic departments to follow. Previous experience in boards or revisions is… »

jobby: Maya Lighting and Shading Lead Artist, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

By Mike Valiquette

Gallus Entertainment is, a Canadian CG animation studio located in Ontario Canada. Gallus Sudbury studio is looking for a Maya Lighting & Shading Lead Artist to work on our latest animated series.   Maya Lighting & Shading Lead Artist The Maya Lighting & Shading Lead will work closely with the Art Director to develop and… »

jobby: 3d Animation Supervisors, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

By Mike Valiquette

Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Ontario Canada. Gallus Sudbury studio is looking for 3D Animation Supervisors to work on our latest animated series.   3D Animation Supervisors. The Animation Supervisor will work closely with the Series Director to convey broad series goals through to specific Director and Client notes to… »

jobby: 3D Animators, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

By Mike Valiquette

Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Ontario Canada. Gallus Sudbury studio is looking for a Junior and Experienced 3D Animators to work on our latest animated series.   Junior and Experienced 3D Animators. Animators will work with the Director and Animation supervisor to produce creative and compelling animation for animated series…. »

jobby: Modeling Artists, Gallus Entertainment, Sudbury ON

By Mike Valiquette

Gallus Entertainment is a Canadian CG animation studio located in Ontario Canada. Gallus Sudbury studio is looking for Junior and Experienced Modeling Artists to work on our latest animated series.   Junior and Experienced Modeling Artists. The Modeling artist will build characters, environments and props from supplied artwork.   Ability to texture beneficial. Responsibilities include: Building… »

jobby: Lead Lighting Artist, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than… »

jobby: CG Supervisor, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than… »

jobby: FX Lead TD, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Position Overview: The FX Lead Technical Director is a highly skilled technical team leader responsible for the day-to-day management of the FX TD’s working on complex FX systems, technical workflows, and FX Pipeline Tools. The ideal candidate is strong technically and has some previous lead/supervisory experience. Duties & Responsibilities:  Work closely with Head of Department… »

jobby: FX Lead, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Position Overview: The FX Lead is a highly skilled artist with a minimum of three years experience creating dynamic digital visual effects for television or feature film production.  The ideal candidate is a strong leader, with experience in a supervisory role.  Applicants with a proven history and specialization in FX for traditional and CGI character animation… »

jobby: Character TD, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Character TD Job information: The character TD is responsible for helping design, implement, and manage tools that assist the Rigging team as well as Animators. They will need to work efficiently within the in-house software and systems.  Character TDs work with the Pipeline Director, rigging supervisor and the Animation team to create tools, techniques, and… »

jobby: Production Coordinator, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

The Production Coordinator reports to the Production Manager and Producer. Primary emphasis is on generating reports, and coordinating the Pipeline Team while providing general support to the Production Manager and Producer. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator who is extremely organized and proactive.   Duties & Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to the production management… »

jobby: Character Designer, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

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 CHARACTER DESIGNERS for an exciting new series in development. This role reports directly to the Art Director. Responsibilities: Work with Director and Art Director to… »

jobby: Production Managers, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

PRODUCTION MANAGERS 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 PRODUCTION MANAGERS, who are responsible for supporting the producer with all aspects of a 3D series. This role reports directly to the Line… »

jobby: Art Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Guru Studio’s dedicated creative team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world. Our award winning and internationally renowned  animated entertainment company is looking for an ART DIRECTOR. The Art Director ensuring all artistic aspects of production are of the highest standard and delivered on schedule. This role reports directly… »

jobby: Location Designer, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

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 LOCATION DESIGNER for an exciting new 3D animated series. This role reports directly to the Art Director. Responsibilities: Work with Director and Art Director… »

jobby: 2D Key Animators, Bardel Entertainment, Kelowna,BC

By Mike Valiquette

We are looking for brilliant 2D Key Animators to join our Kelowna Studio. The 2D Key Animator conceptualizes, creates and executes 2D animation sequences, under the direction of the Lead Animator/Director, in accordance with the established style, technical requirements and the production schedule of the project. Duties & Responsibilities: – Demonstrate a broad range of… »

jobby: Character TD, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Job information: The character TD is responsible for helping design, implement, and manage tools that assist the Rigging team as well as Animators. They will need to work efficiently within the in-house software and systems.  Character TDs work with the Pipeline Director, rigging supervisor and the Animation team to create tools, techniques, and procedures and… »

jobby: Production Coordinator, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

The Production Coordinator reports to the Production Manager and Producer. Primary emphasis is on generating reports, and coordinating the Pipeline Team while providing general support to the Production Manager and Producer. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator who is extremely organized and proactive. Duties & Responsibilities: Provides administrative support to the production management team… »

jobby: Sr FX Lead, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Position Overview: The Sr. FX Lead is a highly skilled team leader, responsible for the day-to-day management of the FX Artists working on specific shot tasks and sequences, as well as designing/maintaining current workflows and setups needed to deliver specific effects on the show. The ideal candidate is a strong leader, with previous lead/supervisory experience…. »

jobby: Look Development TD, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Position Overview: The Look Development TD works as a part of the team that helps create the look of picture as per direction from the Art and Design Department and the Lighting Supervisor. They need to use technical skill and aesthetic judgment in order to create images that are of high production quality on a… »

jobby: 2D Harmony Animators, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

2D Harmony Animators Calling all Animators who can conceptualize, create and execute 2D animation sequences, under the direction of the Lead Animator/Director, in accordance with the established style, technical requirements and the production schedule of the project. What you will be doing: Demonstrate a broad range of 2D Animation abilities in a collaborative environment to… »

jobby: Designer, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Designer Position Overview: The Designer will create designs to meet the aesthetic, creative and technical quality standards of the animation industry, under the direction of their supervisor. Key Responsibilities: Explore design solutions for various projects, utilizing different mediums and tools. • Share design ideas with peers and other interns in a collaborative setting. • Provide… »

jobby: 3D Character Animators, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

3D Character Animators (Vancouver, BC) Do you love to explore a great story through expressive character movement? Have a remarkable grasp of weight, timing, lip sync and posing? We are in search of a talented3D Character Animator who can conceptualize, create and execute quality animation sequences through an impressive proficiency with digital tools in a collaborative team… »

jobby: Layout Artist, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Layout Artist Position Overview: The Layout Artist applies composition, fielding, camera and scene planning skills, along with excellent draftsmanship to generate creative practical and logical production layouts which enable the characters to animate within a scene as dictated by the approved storyboard. Primary Responsibilities:   Strategically create master backgrounds for each location as dictated by… »

jobby: FX Lighting TD, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Position Overview: The position of FX Lighting Technical Director works as a part of the team that helps create the look of the effects as per direction from the FX Supervisor and VFX-Supervisor. They need to use technical skill and aesthetic judgment in order to create images that are of high production quality on a… »

jobby: Renderman TD, Nitrogen Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Position Overview: The Renderman TD is responsible for creating, implementing, and managing the render pipeline as well as providing support to the Lighting Department. The ideal candidate is experienced and possesses the technical skills to help streamline the workflow.   Duties & Responsibilities: Works with the Lighting Department to develop and implement rendering solutions Ensures… »

jobby: Series Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Guru is a Toronto-based entertainment company known for its top-tier animation quality and award winning content such as: Justin Time, Dinopaws and PAW Patrol. Our exceptional work is produced by artists at the top of their game striving to be the best in the business, and we’re always on the lookout for like-minded talent to… »

jobby: Background Painter, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Position Overview: The BG Painter establishes the color, style, and mood of a scene drawn by an animation layout artist by painting or rendering in color the backgrounds (or locations) based on the background designs or layouts. Key Responsibilities: Paint backgrounds and props using Photoshop to fit with the approved style of the series. Maintain… »

jobby: multiple positions (3D animator, matte painter, rigger, lighting TD, character artist), Volta, Quebec

By Mike Valiquette

Stolo is recruiting for VOLTA (http://www.volta.ca/) in Quebec!  We are looking for the following talents for the team’s growing VFX department: Lead Matte Painter: http://bit.ly/1FevIuA 3D Animator (inter-senior): http://bit.ly/1Az7iAx Rigger (inter-senior): http://bit.ly/1Fpjb8y 3D Generalist/Layout (junior): http://bit.ly/1FS8CPb Lighting TD (inter-senior): http://bit.ly/1d4ayZF Lighting TD (junior): http://bit.ly/1JcCUgw Character Artist (junior): http://bit.ly/1QfGCq7 The studio is working on new projects… »

jobby: 2D Animation Supervisor, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

2D Animation Supervisor Position Overview: Provide creative and vision leadership, artistic and technical direction to the project.  Direct all creative teams to ensure that they are working collaboratively to achieve the goals and quality benchmarks of the project. Work with the Producer/Line Producer and stakeholders to ensure a successful alliance between the creative goals and… »

jobby: Storyboard Artist, Bardel Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Storyboard Artist Position Overview: The In-House Storyboard artist is responsible for creating Digital Storyboards as required, which meet the aesthetic, creative, and technical quality stands of the production and in accordance with the production deadlines. Deliverables and Responsibilities: Exercise creative, inventive and compelling storytelling in accordance with the pre-established creative style and technical guidelines of… »

jobby: 3D Character Animators, Bardel Entertainment, Kelowna BC

By Mike Valiquette

3D Character Animators (Kelowna, BC) Do you love to explore a great story through expressive character movement? Have a remarkable grasp of weight, timing, lip sync and posing? We are in search of a talented3D Character Animator who can conceptualize, create and execute quality animation sequences through an impressive proficiency with digital tools in a collaborative team… »

jobby: Builders/Riggers, DHX Media, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Builders / Riggers Wanted DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows such as Kid vs. Kat and Martha Speaks. Employing a team of more than 250 of Canada’s top artists, our studio is full of talented and inspired professionals who are passionate… »

jobby: Junior Animator, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than… »

jobby: Senior Pipeline Technical Director, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Senior Pipeline Technical Director Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged…. »

jobby: Modelling Supervisor, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Modelling Supervisor Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re… »

jobby: Part-time Animation Instructor, Seneca College, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Seneca College, School of Creative Arts and Animation Part-time Animation Instructor   Position: Animation Instructor (Part-time, Contract)-2D Vector Animation (Toon Boom); 2D and 3D Character Design; Design for Animation   Position Overview: Reporting to the Chair, School of Creative Arts and Animation, the part time instructor will be responsible for providing academic leadership in the… »

jobby: 3d Character Modelers, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Guru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to stories to screens around the world. Our award winning and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company is looking for 3D Character Modelers for a premier international animated TV series! Qualifications: 2 -3 years experience working as a 3D Character Modeler Demonstrates a… »

jobby: Animation Editor, Little Tugboat, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Little Tugboat is hiring! “The Adventures of Napkin Man” Animation Editor – Skills Required: -knowledge/experience using Avid Media Composer -experience in animation editing -importing and exporting media to various codecs -consolidating locked edits using broadcast specifications for colour correction -data management/multi-tasking/organizational skills a must -intermediate knowledge of After Effects and Photoshop a plus -familiarity with… »

jobby: Flash Animator, Sago Sago, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Sago Sago is seeking a junior Flash animator to join our team. The animator will work with our artists, designers, and developers to create software that is beautiful and fun. Responsibilities • Create sketches and storyboards in collaboration with the creative team. • Generate character animations based on 2d artwork. • Create additional background and… »

jobby: Animation Supervisor (Flash Animation Series), DHX Media, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows such as Kid vs. Kat and Martha Speaks. Employing a team of more than 250 of Canada’s top artists, our studio is full of talented and inspired professionals who are passionate about creating quality animation!… »

jobby: Feature Storyboard Artists, DHX Media, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is hiring Storyboard Artists for a new animated feature film – an epic, character-driven fantasy that will be animated in Toon Boom! It has comedy, action, and a huge existing fan base. What else can we tell you before you sign an NDA?   This is a chance to work with… »

jobby: Technical Director, Tangent Animation, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Start Date: April (specifics, TBD) Job Title: Technical Director Contract: careers@tangent-animation.com Salary: Based on experience. Technical Director Reports to: Senior Technical Director Tangent Animation is seeking a talented Technical Director to join our growing team. Studio environment is fast-paced and committed to creating high-quality animation. Candidates should thrive as part of a team and take… »

jobby: 3D Character Animators, Tangent Animation, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Start Date: June (specifics, TBD) Job Title: Animator Job Type: Contract Salary: Based on experience. Experience: Varied Tangent Animation is making a feature film, working title ‘Run Ozzy Run,’ a canine comedy, which is also an exciting prison break picture! Senior staff at Tangent in Toronto were also senior staff on Toronto features like ‘9’… »

jobby: 3D Lighting Artist – Intermediate, Rocket Science VFX, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Rocket Science VFX is looking for talented lighting artists with other 3D generalist skills for our upcoming slate of projects.   Job Duties: Responsible for shot lighting and rendering in a live-action VFX environment Help establish the over-all aesthetics through look development and R&D To work closely with both 3D artists and compositors to seamlessly… »

jobby: 3D Artist – Intermediate, Rocket Science VFX, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Rocket Science VFX is looking for talented 3D artists with a broad generalist skill-set for our upcoming slate of projects.   Job Duties: Proven artistic ability across multiple CG disciplines including modeling, texturing, animation, lighting, shading, look development and FX Understand shot composition, camera layout, shot blocking, tracking/matchmoving and animating Strong communication skills to work… »

jobby: Intermediate Compositor, Rocket Science VFX, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Title: Intermediate Compositor Rocket Science VFX is looking to hire talented Digital Compositors for our upcoming slate of projects.   Job Duties: The ability to seamlessly integrate 2D, 3D and live action elements in a photo-realistic way Solve problems under tight deadlines and fast shot turnaround Blue Screen/Green Screen Matte Extraction, Color-Correction and 2D tracking… »

jobby: Instructors, Capilano University, North Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Capilano University in North Vancouver is looking for industry veteran instructors who are committed to developing the new 3D animation for film and games 2-year diploma. If you have the passion, drive, and experience to inspire a new generation of 3D artists and animators then we are looking for you to help us build a… »

jobby: Match Move Artist, Zink, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Zink, a multidisciplinary agency and production house that specializes in design, brand identity, animation, commercial production, motion graphics and digital content creation, is seeking an experienced Match Move Artist to join our team. PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: -Camera tasks : recreating (solving) or creating the movement of a mono or stereo live-action camera in 3D…. »

jobby: Editors, DHX Media, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

DHX Media – Vancouver is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows such as Kid vs. Kat and Martha Speaks. We are also proud to employ a team of more than 250 of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers. Our studio offers a fun, artist-centric environment with… »

jobby: Senior Animator, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

By Mike Valiquette

Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking highly specialized and uniquely talented animators who are willing and motivated to push the envelope of what is possible in order to create beautiful, memorable animation. The candidate will work on a very high profile and demanding animated series with worldwide exposure. Positions: Multiple Term of employment: Permanent… »

jobby: Storyboard Artists/Revisionists, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

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 in-house STORY BOARD ARTISTS/REVISIONISTS to join our team on one of our 2D productions. This position will report directly to the Director and AD. Responsibilities:… »

jobby: Head of Studio, Portfolio Entertainment, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

PORTFOLIO ANIMATION is seeking an energetic leader to join our team as Head of Studio. Reporting to the SVP Production, the successful candidate will be responsible to lead the day to day operations of the newly opened animation studio. Situated in the creative hub of Toronto’s King West district, Portfolio Animation develops animated concepts and… »

jobby: Storyboard Artists & Revisionists, DHX Media, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

DHX Media – Vancouver is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows such as Kid vs. Kat and Martha Speaks. We are also proud to employ a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers.   We are currently crewing up for two… »

jobby: Key Animators/Posing Artists (Flash), DHX Media, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows such as Kid vs. Kat and Martha Speaks. Employing a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, our studio is full of talented and inspired professionals who are passionate about creating quality animation!… »

jobby: Key Animation Supervisor (Harmony), DHX Media, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows such as Kid vs. Kat and Martha Speaks. Employing a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, our studio is full of talented and inspired professionals who are passionate about creating quality animation!… »

jobby: CG Crew, Atomic Cartoons, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

ATOMIC CARTOONS IS HIRING Atomic Cartoons is seeking CG Crew for a ground-breaking, extraordinary new show that needs extraordinary people! This iconic children’s series utilizes the publishing of the most recognizable music catalogue from the world’s biggest band – THE BEATLES. This is an unprecedented opportunity. If you’re interested in making history with us, and… »

jobby: Senior Lighting TD’s (Vray and Arnold), Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Waterproof Studios is looking for Lighting TD’s to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Lighter or Lighting TD in a production environment – Experience with V-Ray required – Experience with Arnold a bonus – Ability to work… »

jobby: Senior FX Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Waterproof Studios is looking for Senior FX Artists to work on our photo-real game cinematics projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as an  FX Artist – Experience with Maya, Houdini and Real Flow – Experience with Arnold Renderer – Experience with Unreal Engine a plus – Ability to… »

jobby: Modelers and Surfacing Artists, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Waterproof Studios is looking for Modelers and Surfacing Artists to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Modeler and/or Surfacing Artist – Experience with Maya, MARI, Photoshop, Zbrush or Mudbox – Experience with Arnold Renderer – Ability to… »

jobby: Junior and Senior Animators, Waterproof Studios, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Waterproof Studios is looking for Junior and Senior Animators to work on our photo-real game cinematics, animation and VFX projects. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities: – 2+ years experience as a Animator in a production environment – Experience with Maya and Motion Builder – Ability to work as part of a team… »

jobby: Contract Game Animator (Unity), Stitch Media, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

What is the project? Stitch Media is collaborating with the University of Waterloo’s Games Institute to create a mobile multiplayer game targeting iOS and Android devices. The core of the game is a turn-based one-on-one collectable card game. The art style is based on an ink-and-paper aesthetic, with primarily 2D assets/animations but minor 3D effects…. »

jobby: Editor, Tangent Animation, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

 Start Date: May (specifics, TBD) Job Title: Editor Job Type: Contract Salary: Based on experience. Reports to: Director Tangent Animation is making a feature film, working title ‘Run Ozzy Run,’ a canine comedy, which is also an exciting prison break picture! Senior staff at Tangent in Toronto were also senior staff on Toronto features like… »

jobby: 2D Digital Animators, Disney’s “the Lion Guard”, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

By Mike Valiquette

Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking talented 2D Digital Animators to work on Disney’s “The Lion Guard”. This is an exciting new Disney series based off the original feature film “The Lion King”. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated animators who want to work at the highest level of television animation. Pay… »

jobby: 2D Digital Animators, “Atomic Puppet”, Mercury Filmworks, Ottawa

By Mike Valiquette

Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking talented 2D Digital Animators to work on our very own in-house show “Atomic Puppet”, which will air internationally on Disney XD and in Canada on Teletoon. This is a unique opportunity for highly skilled and motivated animators who want to work at the highest level of television animation. Pay is… »

Meanwhile, in Toronto: SO MANY JOBS!!!!!! TAAFI Job Fair coming up fast!

By Mike Valiquette

 Canadian and US Studios Battle for Talent at Toronto Animation Job Fair TAAFI helps the booming Canadian animation industry connect with much needed talent   TORONTO, Ontario (April 20, 2015) – The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) is pleased to announce the Animation Job Fair will be held on May 2 at George Brown… »

jobby: DHX Halifax is hiring.

By Mike Valiquette

BE different from the Rest! DHX Media (Halifax) enjoys its unique presence on the east coast. As the largest animation company in Canada’s Ocean Playground, we attract talented people who are passionate about animation, love adventure and want to experience all that life has to offer. Good talent is something we nurture, encourage and grow…. »

jobby: (Full Time) Senior Instructor: Animation and Concept Art

By Mike Valiquette

About VFS VFS is a dynamic organization known for its innovative and responsive approach to education and training in entertainment arts. Since opening its doors in 1987, VFS has played a central role in developing both local and global Animation, Visual Effects, Film, Television, Games, and Design industries. We invite you to become a part… »

jobby: Full-Time Instructor: Animation and Concept Art, Vancouver Film School, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

About VFS VFS is a dynamic organization known for its innovative and responsive approach to education and training in entertainment arts. Since opening its doors in 1987, VFS has played a central role in developing both local and global Animation, Visual Effects, Film, Television, Games, and Design industries. We invite you to become a part… »

jobby: Teaching Assistant, Animation and Concept Art, Vancouver Film School, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

(Contract) Teaching Assistant: Animation and Concept Art About VFS VFS is a dynamic organization known for its innovative and responsive approach to education and training in entertainment arts. Since opening its doors in 1987, VFS has played a central role in developing both local and global Animation, Visual Effects, Film, Television, Games, and Design industries…. »

jobby: Previs Artist, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

 Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than… »

jobby: Lead Character Designer, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vanocuver

By Mike Valiquette

 Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than… »

jobby: Animators, Arc Productions, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for Animators to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we bring the vision to both major Hollywood studios and independent producers to life in a wide… »

jobby: Layout Artists, PiP Animation, Ottawa

By Mike Valiquette

PIP Animation is looking for layout talent.  Applicants must be fluent in Photoshop and able to work from home.  If interested and for more information, please send a link to your online portfolio to… »

jobby: Flash Animators, PiP Animation, Ottawa

By Mike Valiquette

Animators Required PIP Animation currently has 3 productions in-house and is looking for Animators. You can work either in-house or from home.   Requirements Work efficiently in Adobe Flash CS6. Demonstrate strong character acting. A good sense of timing. Complete animation from start to finish. Industry experience is an asset.   Responsibilities Responsible to our… »

jobby: CG Supervisor, Arc Productions, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a CG Supervisor to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we bring the vision to both major Hollywood studios and independent producers to life in… »

jobby: Junior Animator, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than… »

jobby: Senior Lookdev/Shading Artist, Nerd Corps Entertainment, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Nerd Corps Entertainment, established in 2002, is a DHX Media company, boasting a diverse portfolio of award-winning original properties such as Slugterra, League of Super Evil, Storm Hawks and Rated A for Awesome. With six shows in production, there is always a genre or character to keep you interested and challenged. But we’re more than… »

jobby: Animation Supervisor, Tangent Animation, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Start Date: June (specifics, TBD) Job Title: Animation Supervisor Contract: careers@tangent-animation.com Salary: Based on experience.   Animation Supervisor Tangent Animation is making a feature film, working title ‘Run Ozzy Run,’ a canine comedy, which is also an exciting prison break picture! Senior staff at Tangent in Toronto were also senior staff on Toronto features like… »

jobby: Animation Producer, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

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 based  entertainment company is looking for a PRODUCER to oversee the production of an animated  television series. They will work with the Director and lead a diverse team of artists and… »

jobby: 2D Paint Supervisor, Legend 3D, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Full-time The 2D Paint Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Clean Plate/Prep Comp team, ensuring that all the tasks are created according to the specifications outlined for productions they oversee. This role will require close partnerships with the production management team, VFX supervisor, and research and… »

jobby: Mid/Senior/Lead Level Clean Plate Artist, Legend 3D, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Evenings Full-time To add value to our team as we grow at our new Toronto studio, Legend3D is currently seeking Mid, Senior and Lead level Stereo Clean Plate Artists. With a strong background in 3-D conversion on feature films, the Clean Plate Artist will use compositing techniques to create elements for use… »

jobby: I/O Technician, Legend 3D, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Full-time The I/O Technician is a technical resource responsible for all input and output to and from Legend3D.   The I/O Technician has a solid understanding of the internal pipeline and ensures that all their tasks support the pipeline. This position is part of the I/O Department and reports to the I/O… »

jobby: Render Wrangler, Legend 3D, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Full-time The Render Wrangler administers render job queues, checks and validates outputs of completed jobs, and reports any issues or failed jobs to the original submitter. This role troubleshoots issues regarding inconsistent or failed render nodes, reports critical issues as necessary and ensures the continuous running of the render farm.  … »

Nova Scotia Film Tax Credit at Risk

By Mike Valiquette

We haven’t been covering this, and that’s inexcusable. Today, Nova Scotia will be presenting it’s new provincial budget, and as is often the case, the film tax credit is being eyed as a target for belt-tightening. Yes, the credit is responsible for a spend of 24 million dollars, a savings that any government would like… »

jobby: 3D Animator, L’Atelier Animation, Montreal

By Mike Valiquette

English follows  Notre client, L’Atelier Animation, est présentement à la recherche d’un Animateur 3D expérimenté pour son studio de Montréal. L’Atelier Animation est un studio d’animation en existence depuis 2012 qui se spécialise dans la création de longs métrages d’animation 3D. Ils travaillent actuellement à la production du long métrage “Ballerina”. Sous la direction du Directeur… »

jobby: Assistant Leica Editor, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Guru studio, the award winning and internationally renowned animation facility in Toronto is looking for an Assistant Leica Editor to work with the Senior Editor on Leica’s, assemblies and other editing as required. Responsibilities: Assist Sr. Editor with day-to-day editing/post production duties Assist with Leica Edit (organization of panels / materials, leica assembly, track and… »

jobby: Freelance Flash Animators, Jester Coyote, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

Jester Coyote Animation is a versatile and experienced boutique animation studio based in Vancouver, BC. Our artist driven studio works with a large collective of freelance and in-house animation professionals to create, develop, and produce a wide variety of projects, from commercials and music videos to television broadcast animation. Our work can be viewed by… »

jobby: CGI Generalist, ZINK, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Zink, a multidisciplinary agency and production house that specializes in design, brand identity, animation, commercial production, motion graphics and digital content creation, is seeking an experienced Senior CGI generalist to join our team. The CG Generalist will cover the general 3D tasks such as texturing, lighting, rendering and compositing for television series.PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:… »

jobby: Rigger, Tangent Animation, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Start Date: April (specifics, TBD) Job Title: Rigger Contract: careers@tangent-animation.com Salary: Based on experience. Experience: 2 or more years of production experience.   Rigger Reports to: Lead Rigger Tangent Animation is seeking talented Riggers with experience and knowledge of the principles of rigging to join our growing team. Working knowledge of Maya and/or Blender is… »

jobby: 2D Animators and Clean Up Artists, Cartoon Conrad, Halifax

By Mike Valiquette

Cartoon Conrad Productions is on the hunt for a few more talented 2D animators and clean up artists! The project is based on the popular book “An Army of Frogs” a Kulipari novel, with the voice talents of Mark Hamill (Star Wars), Keith David (Crash), Wendie Malick (Hot in Cleveland) and Josh Keaton (Hercules). Would… »

jobby: TAAFI Launches TAAFI Animation Job Fair, May 2nd, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Gaming, Broadcast and VFX Studios Converge on Toronto for One­-of­-a­-Kind Animation Job Fair TAAFI, Toronto’s Animation Festival helps the booming Canadian animation industry connect with much needed talent TORONTO, Ontario (March 23, 2015) – The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International  (TAAFI) is pleased to announce the 2015 TAAFI Animation Job Fair to be held on… »

jobby: 3D Lighting Artist, Rocket Science VFX, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Rocket Science VFX is looking for talented lighting artists with other 3D generalist skills for our upcoming slate of projects. Job Duties: Responsible for shot lighting and rendering in a live-action VFX environment Help establish the over-all aesthetics through look development and R&D To work closely with both 3D artists and compositors to seamlessly integrate… »

jobby: 3D Artist, Rocket Science VFX, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Rocket Science VFX is looking for talented 3D artists with a broad generalist skill-set for our upcoming slate of projects. Job Duties: Proven artistic ability across multiple CG disciplines including modeling, texturing, lighting, shading, look development and FX Understand shot composition, camera layout, shot blocking and tracking/matchmoving Strong communication skills to work creatively and efficiently… »

jobby: Experienced Flash Animators, Little Tugboat, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

“The Adventures of Napkin Man” is returning for season 2. We are looking to add to our talented crew. In the coming weeks we will be interviewing experienced Flash animators, several positions available.  Offering a four month contract with potential of another contract to follow. Please send your resume and online portfolio to opportunities@littletugboat.com Only… »

jobby: Key Animators/Posing Artists (Flash), DHX Media, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows. We are also proud to employ a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers.   We are currently reviewing applications from artists interested in joining our team as Key Animators/Posing… »

jobby: Storyboard Artists & Revisionists, DHX Media, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

DHX Media – Vancouver is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows such as Kid vs. Kat and Martha Speaks. We are also proud to employ a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers.   We are currently crewing up for two… »

jobby: Senior Simulation FX Artists, AIC Movie, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Senior Simulation FX Artists AIC Movie is looking for talented simulation fx artists to join our team in Toronto to work on feature films. We are looking for artists who are expert level users of Houdini, Maya and Nuke. Must have a minimum 3 years of feature film experience, be a team player and have… »

jobby: Matter Painters, AIC Movie, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Matte Painters The Matte Painting Artist works under the supervision of the Lighting Supervisor. They are responsible for the technical planning of the work and creates missing objects and visuals that are necessary to the production.The Matte Painting Artist uses Mari, Maya and Photoshop. They use Nuke to finalize their work. The position requires a… »

jobby: Compositors, AIC Movie, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Compositors:AIC Movie is seeking experienced Nuke Artists for work at our Toronto Office Key Purpose of the Job: To seamlessly integrate all the elements of a shot, including live-action and CG elements. Compositors work closely with Visual Effects Supervisor to composite the numerous elements that complete a visual effects shot. Needs to Do: Green screen extractions…. »

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