Animatic Editor

Job Opportunity: Animatic Editor

 

Employer: Taqqut Productions (Toronto Office) / Tundra Friends S1 Inc.

Reports To: Series Production Manager and Design Supervisor

Terms of Employment: April 5, 2021 – November 19, 2021

Contact Information: Melody McMullan, [email protected]

 

We’re looking for an animatic editor to join our team for a brand new 2D animated series, Tundra Friends

 

This role will be a combination of animatic editing and scene set up for a 2D Toon Boom Harmony animation production. The successful candidate will be responsible for compiling storyboards into an animatic form using Adobe Premiere Pro, and for compiling all layouts, props, character rigs and audio files into animation ready files using Toon Boom Harmony. The ideal candidate should have experience in the animation industry, ideally in scene set up, animatic or video editing, and/or storyboarding. Some training will be provided.

 

Please note that we will only be contacting applicants who are residents of the province of Ontario. 

Due to COVID-19 this will be a remote work-from-home position. A small Internet stipend will also be provided.

 

Software Knowledge Required:

Toon Boom Harmony

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Premiere Pro

 

Required skills:

  • Professional experience in animation production, ideally storyboarding, scene set up or animatic/video editing
  • Strong communication skills in discussing requirements, deadlines and quota with Design Supervisor 
  • Able to work independently, and in a team environment
  • Able to take direction from supervisors
  • Able to meet deadlines

 

What we’re looking for:

  • Someone willing to learn, with a great attitude
  • Able to work and communicate effectively in a collaborative, fast paced environment
  • Highly organized
  • Creative thinker
  • Problem solver
  • Effective time management skills; able to find efficient solutions
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent Resident, and Ontario Resident

 

When applying for this job, please provide your resume, portfolio and demo reel.

 

Taqqut Productions Inc. is an Inuit-owned film production company located in Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Our films have screened at festivals in eighteen countries and have won over twenty

international awards. With its film and television projects, Taqqut has established itself as an

innovative leader in Northern youth and children’s productions, and aims to preserve the rich

storytelling culture of Inuit and the North.