FX Artist, 2D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/26/2020 7:48 PM)
Job ID
2020-3368

Overview

WildBrain is looking for FX Artists to join our Vancouver Studio  for an exciting, new Peanuts Project!  It has not yet been announced but if you want to be part of a team that is pushing creative boundaries, you want to have fun and need some more Snoopy and Charlie Brown in your life, have we got the role for you!  Come talk to us about a project that will have you understanding why ‘happiness is a warm puppy” but will challenge you, engage you and make you laugh!

 

Using Toon Boom Harmony, the FX Artist will create and animate new effects which are production-friendly and efficient, using existing effects while maintaining a high artistic standard. We’re looking for strong drawing skills and the ability to work cooperatively with different departments.

 

These roles are set to begin in Fall 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!

Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with Directors, Supervisors, and the Animation Team to design and create effects
  • Liaising and communicating with various departments for required assets and input
  • Performing artistic tasks and use creative problem solving to create desired effects
  • Organizing and managing your own work and files efficiently
  •  Ensuring work is completed on schedule and to production standards
  •  Reviewing workload and communicating any issues to Director and Producer
  • Assisting with other production tasks to help meet production deadlines

Qualifications

  •  You have 2+ years of experience working in a production environment in Traditional Animation, Harmony, or Flash
  •   Experience hand drawing effects or animation
  •  You have experience in Harmony FX (preferred)
  • You have experience in managing additional production tasks and responsibilities when requested, while maintaining your own workload
  •  You demonstrate experience, comprehension and knowledge of classical animation, character animation, and effects animation
  •  You demonstrate solid drawing skills
  • You have the ability to work alongside and communicate with a talented and diverse production team
  • You have drive and determination, as well as creative problem-solving skills
  • You are an effective and professional communicator

 

Bonus:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Animation, or equivalent field

 

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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