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2D Animator

Oasis Animation / Sphere Media Full-Time  Ontario, Canada 12 Jan 2022

Job Description

Ontario resident out of GTA, an asset

Oasis Animation: New adult animation projects!
Our team looks forward to meeting you

Major player in the 2D digital animation, we have worked on projects that have been awarded multiple times.

Our last project, the season 5 of F is For Family entirely is available on Netflix.
Take a look at it!

In addition to a stimulating job we offer:
• Interesting and diversified projects with different styles
• Opportunity for growth
• A team of passionate, curious, talented, and sparkly artists
• Flexible hours including remote work
• Various social benefits


The position:
A true actor, the 2D animator is responsible for the animation of scenes in a 2D animation series that typically includes characters, sets and accessories. The animator is able to do cycle, draw and retakes. They must create high quality work that respects the recommendations, corrections and technical and artistic requirements of the animation supervisor, the lead animator, the production manager and the producer.

More specifically, the candidate may be called upon to:

  • Participate in episodic launches to discuss the goals of your scenes and the role they play in the story.
  • Manage and produce quality animated frames in Harmony within the established schedules.
  • Work with your Supervisor to find the best solutions for tackling complex ideas.
  • Check the scene planning
  • Do the posing and have it approved by the lead animator before animating
    Animate the scene (cut-out and traditional animation)
  • Make the walking and running cycles
  • Animate elements or effects that cannot be animated in cut-out
  • Apply the basic animation principles: staging, timing, acting, posing
  • Maximize reuse both in animation and drawings
  • Follow the soundtrack and do lip assigment of mouths
  • Apply camera movements
  • Make all requested corrections
  • Fix, adjust, re-animate scenes according to the requests of the client and production
  • Demonstrate leadership and share knowledge with your fellow team members
  • Manage and meet established quota and execute shots in keeping with Director’s vision.
  • Communicate with your Supervisor to ensure your weekly quota will be met.

The profile we seek:

  • Degree in animation, art, multimedia or equivalent experience
  • Good knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony
  • Good knowledge of technical basis in 2D animation
  • Demonstrate autonomy while integrating easily within a team
  • Creativity, attention to detail and concern for a job well done
  • Work effectively within the technical constraints and timelines of the project
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