Animation Supervisor, 2D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 6 days ago(6/30/2020 8:50 PM)
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WildBrain is looking for an Animation Supervisor to join our Vancouver studio. In this role you'll be overseeing all episodic animation - from scene assignments and first takes to the final mix. If you have an eye for appealing, funny, and cartoony animation and previous experience leading a team, come join us in taking this awesome animated series to the next level!


This role is set to begin in Summer 2020.


We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe! 


  • Assigning scenes to the animation team (in-house or overseas)
  • Reviewing episodes with Directors and in the rough cut
  • Communicating required revisions to the Animators
  • Meeting production milestones and deadlines, and motivating your team to do the same
  • Collaborating with the Directors to ensure that the quality of animation is up to studio standards
  • Appraising the continuity and flow of all episodes
  • Coaching and mentoring a team of animators
  • Working on other related projects and tasks as required


  • You can motivate, mentor and coach a talented and diverse crew
  • You bring drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
  • You are an effective and professional communicator
  • You have a strong ability to organize and prioritize


  • 2+ years’ experience as a 2D Animation Supervisor
  • 4-6 years’ experience animating in a 2D production environment
  • Excellent proficiency in ToonBoom Harmony and/or Adobe Animate (Flash)
  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school


Why WildBrain? 


At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:  

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan 
  • Generous RRSP matching 
  • Bonus time off 


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