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29 Oct 2020

Full-Time Remote 2D Traditional Animation Supervisor

Tonic DNA – Posted by Alexandrine Canada

Job Description


As an Animation Supervisor, you will be overseeing all episodic animation, from scene assignments and first takes to the final mix in collaboration with the Animation Director. We are looking for previous leadership experience demonstrating your ability to clearly communicate and mentor artists on your team. You will motivate and coach a talented and diverse team of artists. This position will report to the Director of Animation.


  • Day-to-day contact person for the traditional animation team
  • Attend and actively participate in meetings
  • Assign, supervise and review the work of the animation team
  • Follow up on creative and technical issues, and chase down materials and references needed by animators
  • Participate at reviews with the Director. Explain retakes to artists and ensure retakes follow-up in collaboration with the coordination team
  • Prioritize requests and communicate them to the Animation Director
  • Help with breakdown and evaluation of new animatics and client submissions
  • Flag hot points that need attention
  • Train and supervise the team throughout the production
  • Give feedback to each artist about their performance
  • Collaborate with the Director to ensure that the quality of animation is up to studio standards
  • Actively participate in the selection of new artists
  • Support and facilitate the integration of new employees
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned by management


  • 2+ years of experience supervising a team of 2D Animators
  • Excellent knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony Software
  • Previous experience working on animated series/feature is strongly preferred
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Good grasp of character animation principles and production workflow
  • Effective and professional communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Bilingual, English and French (Asset)
  • Knowledge of shotgun (Asset)
  • Available to start immediately

How to Apply

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Job Categories: 2D Animator. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #2D and #2DAnimation #AfterEffects #Harmony #SemiRealistic. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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