Mercury Filmworks Recruiting FX Artist
Ottawa, Canada – We are currently seeking talented 2D FX Artist to work on our very own in-house production, Atomic Puppet, and Disney’s The Lion Guard. The position is looking for a skilled and classical animation experienced candidate, who along with the supervisor and director, will help establish, reinforce and enhance the animated property by adding elements like magical dust, water and environmental FX to frames.
Term of employment: Permanent full-time employee – in house
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Start Date: Immediately
Benefits: Medical/Dental benefits and RRSP plan available
Job Reference Number: 2DX-0915
All applicants must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (candidates must be willing to relocate to Ottawa, Canada)
Ability to animate character or prop elements that that Character and Prop departments cannot. (e.g. ropes, characters made of FX, rotating tires, etc.).
Ability to work independently
Ability to animate a scene on-style in most cases.
Ability to work with FX Supervisor to generate stock, reusable FX and FX style guides for use by animators.
Strong attention to detail.
Proficient in Toon Boom Harmony software.
2+ years of experience in animation.
How to Apply:
Please send your resume and link to your portfolio to: firstname.lastname@example.org and reference: 2DFX-0915 in the subject line of your submission. Please note that due to the volume of resumes received only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Headquartered in Ottawa, with European production facilities in Ireland, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada’s most prolific independent studios and is recognized internationally as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Its production teams have helped bring to life many of the most memorable and modern animated television properties including Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts, Star vs. the Forces of Evil, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, Wander Over Yonder, Jake & the Never Land Pirates, Fish Hooks, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil, and Toot & Puddle; along with several feature films including Team Hot Wheels: The Origin of Awesome, Curious George, The PowerPuff Girls Movie, and Looney Tunes: Back In Action. Mercury Filmworks® is proudly associated with global entertainment partners such as American Greetings, Cartoon Network, Corus Entertainment, Disney, DreamWorks, Entertainment One, Mattel, Nickelodeon, Spin Master, Technicolor and Warner Bros.
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K2E 8C3
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