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2D Cut-Out Animator

Laughing Dragon Studios Full-Time  Montreal, Quebec, Canada 6 Feb 2024

Job Description

Come join the Animation team over at Laughing Dragon Studios! As an animator in our studio, you will be responsible for blocking key animation based on the storyboards or animatics, establishing the timing, actions, in-betweens and any revisions handed by your Animation Lead or Animation Director. You may also be asked to create traditional FX or character animation from time to time.

About LDS

Located in one of North America’s largest animation hubs, Laughing Dragon Studios is a 2D animation studio in the heart of Montreal.

With a team of over 100 dedicated animators working in Toon Boom Harmony and other internally developed suites, as well as in-house editors, writers, illustrators and producers, Laughing Dragon Studios is a full-service studio. We can take any idea, story or script and develop it smoothly to the screen, no matter the platform. Laughing Dragon also has an extensive slate of internally developed IP’s and concepts.

In addition to studio and producer projects, LDS works extensively in the advertising and video game industries. LDS has had the opportunity to work in the Gaming Industry, providing cut scenes, ads and more to AAA Video Game Companies like Riot Games, Blizzard, Square Enix, and more.

From concept to design, rigging, animation, voice casting, SFX, editing and more, Laughing Dragon is a one-stop-studio for anyone looking to create top-quality 2D animation, on any scale.

Our work can be found on television, in theatres and on streaming services worldwide.


  • Experience using character rigs for animation (sometimes called “builds”, or “puppets”).
  • Intermediate level of experience using Toon Boom Harmony.
  • Quick sketching or drawing skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team, collaborating with the lead and other animators on sequences.
  • Ability to be both detail oriented and able to see the bigger picture
  • Comfortable working on different projects and changing between animation styles.
  • Experience working in traditional animation is a plus.
  • Creative and innovative mind.
  • Proactive, sense of initiative and responsibility.
  • Positive attitude, collaborative, and good communication.
  • Strong team player


Starting in March 2024, we are offering a one-year contracts in studio.
*Possibilities to extend the contract for other projects afterward.


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