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2D FX Artist

Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax, Ontario, Nova Scotia · Art/Media/Design
Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

Jam Filled is looking for a highly skilled 2D Harmony FX Artist to work on one of our ridiculously SWEET high-profile series!

You’ll get to:
  • Create effects for assigned shots using Harmony, ensuring continuity and flow within and between shots and sequences
  • Work with Lead FX Artist/FX Supervisor to ensure that all individually assigned FX deliverables are completed fully and in line with production schedule and overall vision of the series
  • Attend FX reviews for assigned sequences
  • Troubleshoot and debug shot problems and escalate technical issues as required
  • Maintain a convention of file naming structures for all shots that is compatible within Jam Filled Production pipeline
  • Remain current and up-to-date in FX techniques through industry research and training
  • Perform additional duties as required

This will be your JAM if you have:
  • 2+ years’ 2D Visual FX experience in a production environment, preferably series work
  • Completed post-secondary education classical or 2D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study
  • Background in traditional art is an asset
  • Understanding of animation styles and techniques and the animation production pipeline as a whole
  • Good creative and technical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and comprehend custom in-house production tools
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Working knowledge of any or all of the following a plus:
    • Cloth dynamics (NCloth and/or Syflex)
    • Compositing principles
    • Any scripting language

What’s in it for you?
  • Healthcare and dental
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
  • Various activities, team-building events and parties
  • Flexible work hours
  • Focus on work/life balance

Boat Rocker is committed to hiring and supporting diverse candidates. We strongly encourage applications from people who identify as being part of an under-represented and equity-deserving group. This would include people who identify as racialized, Black, Indigenous, women, LGBTQ2SI+, and having a disability among others. We also recognize the importance of intersectional identities in our hiring and retention.

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