Full-Time 2D Key Animator
Previous experience with Adobe Animate or Toonboom Harmony is an asset. This is a new high-quality animated series using a combination of character builds coupled with strong hand drawn posing and traditional animation elements.
Working with fully assembled scenes with all the assets, models, and animatics, you will be doing all the main storytelling poses for your assigned scenes. Using the storyboard as your guide you’ll be responsible to work closely with the Posing Supervisor on the sequences cast to you. Paying close attention to hook-ups, character personalities, staging, solid drawing, and appropriate acting choices. Creating all the main poses for your scenes at the highest quality possible will be your objective.
You must have a strong sense of comedic timing, with effective time management skills and excellent character draftsmanship. You’ll be incorporating all notes from the Animation Supervisor, while working collaboratively with other Key Animators under a strict schedule.
Must have 2D character animation experience for television, and/or an ass-kicking demo reel. An impeccable understand ing of the animation principles; Staging, Exaggeration, Solid Drawing & Appeal, Shape & Form, Line of Action & Silhouette, Action & Reaction, Tension, Beat & Rhythm, Straights & Curves, Volume & Perspective.
Strong understanding of motion, weight, emotion, and acting, with an emphasis on clear storytelling.
Must have a strong work ethic, communication skills and a good team player.
Ability to work under pressure and meet production deadlines.
We seek talent that values integrity and personal growth within an environment of intense collaboration. If this is you, please fill out the form and submit your information and link of your online animation reel to:
Only candidates being considered/accepted for the position will be contacted.
Cartoon Conrad is an artist-driven animation production house in Nova Scotia.
Our focus is producing original and cinematic animated content for episodic television and feature films. Our commitment has always been to create and produce outstanding animated products, providing exceptional service and fostering a supportive and creative environment for our employees.
We are located on a beautiful farmhouse property in Beaver Bank near the city of Halifax. We provide a shuttle from the Lower Sackville Bus terminal to and from the studio daily.
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