FX Artist, Animation

Toronto, Ontario, CA | Animation | Full time

 Position: FX  Artist, Animation

Reports to: FX Supervisor 

Location: Toronto, ON 

Facility: 2 Fraser Avenue  

Status: Contract  

 

Description 

Deluxe Animation Studios is a global animation service provider supporting creators in bringing their stories to life. Our team of world-class animation production veterans are innovators and problem-solvers.  

We’re currently seeking a highly skilled EFX Animator for a 2D Animated feature film. The FX artist in animation is responsible for designing and animating FX in Toon Boom Harmony. This role reports directly to the EFX Supervisor. 

 

Responsibilities 

  • Design and create FX animation for scenes in the style of the film. 

  • Hand-animate custom FX for scenes in the style of the film. 

  • Reuse and re-animate stock FX and integrate it into the scene.  

  • Suggest FX solutions that align with the standards set out by production.  

  • Alongside the EFX Supervisor, help review shots and apply changes as needed.  

  • Meet project deadlines as set out by Production.  

 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Animation, Film, Art or equivalent professional work experience. 

  • Minimum 2 years of 2D feature or series animation experience. 

  • Ability to draw and design in Toon Boom Harmony. 

  • Strong sense of movement and timing.  

  • Link to Demo Reel/Portfolio showcasing 2D Animation work done in recent years. 

  • Classical/hand drawn animation experience is an asset. 

  • Flexibility to work extended hours and/or weekends to meet project deadlines 

 
Company

  • We have a great company culture! We value our crew and the creativity and innovation they put into delivering these amazing projects 

  • We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits program 

  • We’re located in the heart of Liberty Village, close to amenities and easily accessible by public transit 

  • We dress casual and comfortable 

  • Cereal bar, unlimited oatmeal, unlimited coffee, tea, fruits, and snacks!   

 

Deluxe is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity and inclusion in our workplace.  Accommodation is available on request during all stages of the selection and hiring process.