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Description

Animation and Visual Effects (VFX) careers are among the fastest growing segments of the entertainment job market with many opportunities in Film, TV, Online Media, and Video Games.

Background

From the beginning of the film industry, animation jobs have played a major role in helping directors tell their stories. Walt Disney's Nine Old Men created engaging characters and wonderous environments while they developed principals of animation still in use today. In the 1980s, companies like Pixar began a revolution in animation careers by using computer-generated graphics to create a level of realism and verisimilitude never been seen before.

Along with animation positions, visual effects jobs have been a part of cinema since the early days of Willis O'Brien's King Kong and Fritz Lang's Metropolis. In the 1970s, George Lucas and ILM radically transformed the entire VFX industry as they adopted computers to create effects that fool audiences into believing what they are seeing. Today, animation jobs and VFX jobs are closely interrelated as innovations in one arena quickly are adopted in the other.

Beyond Film and TV, animation and VFX positions are key components in other segments of entertainment, most notably Online Media and Video Games. And it's not just a one-way technology transfer. Many of the recent advances in video game technology such as the Epic Games's Unreal Engine are now being employed and Virtual Production jobs are now in high-demand in order to create state-of-the-art filmed entertainment like Disney's 'The Mandalorian'.

If you are looking to break into the entertainment industry, animation and VFX careers are two areas that you should consider learning more about. There are many schools, training programs, and online courses which focus on these important skills and its widely agreed that they will be the backbone of creative entertainment for decades to come.

What Types of Jobs Are In The Animation / VFX Industry?
  • Animator
  • Animation Technical Director (TD)
  • Rigger
  • Character Designer
  • Storyboard Illustrator
  • Concept Artist
  • Background Artist
  • VFX Supervisor
  • Previs Artist
  • VFX Editor
  • Look Development Artist
  • Texture Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • Matchmove Artist
  • Environment Artist
  • Compositor
  • Prep Artist
  • Roto Artist
Who Are The Top Employers in The Animation / VFX Industry?
  • Walt Disney Animation
  • Pixar
  • Dreamworks
  • Industrial Light & Magic (ILM)
  • Lucasfilm
  • Sony Pictures Animation
  • Studio Ghibli
  • Moving Picture Company (MPC)
  • Pixomondo
  • Warner Bros Animation
  • Framestore
  • Cartoon Network
  • Nickelodeon Animation
  • Blue Sky Studios
Job Title Company Location Date Type Description Logo
VFX Production Manager
SpinVFX
Toronto, ON 1 day ago
Full Time Job

The VFX Production Manager (“PM”) supports the VFX Producer in all duties on a project and reports into the Executive Producer. Working in conjunction with the Producer and VFX Supervisor, the Production Manager is responsible for managing artist schedules, daily tasks, and maintaining the project database in Shotgun.

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Animation Tools Programmer
Playstation
San Diego, CA 1 day ago
Full Time Job

We have a great opportunity to join PlayStation Studios. We are seeking an Animation Tools Programmer to assist with development and improvement of our current suite of tools used for our MLB The Show product line.

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VFX Artist, Characters - Valorant
Riot Games
Los Angeles, CA 1 day ago
Full Time Job

As a Senior VFX Artist on the VALORANT team, you will work closely with other VALORANT artists to communicate each effect's actions, impact, and tonal experience, ultimately helping to bring the characters' VFX to life.

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Producer
Disney
Glendale, CA 1 day ago
Full Time Job

The Producer on a Disney Television Animation series is responsible for supporting the creative intent of the series, leading the production, and ensuring successful delivery of the episodes and ancillary content to the Network and Company.

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Senior Compositor
The Mill
New York, NY 1 day ago
Full Time Job

The Senior Compositor is an exciting role that demands the highest in technical abilities and creativity.

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Senior VFX Producer
The Mill
Los Angeles, CA 1 day ago
Full Time Job

The Mill Los Angeles is currently looking for an experienced Senior Producer to join our commercials production department.

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CFX TD
Mikros Animation
Montreal, QC 1 day ago
Full Time Job

Develop Maya tools to accelerate the daily work of artists. Automate tasks to improve production speed.

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3D Modeling Artist
Ubisoft
Da Nang, Viet Nam 1 day ago
Full Time Job

You are comfortable with the different steps of creating real-time 3D assets: high and low poly modeling, the baking process (organic and hard surface), and texture. You will be required to create various assets (Chara, Props, Enviro). Ensure all models/assets created (shape, color, shading) reach the required quality level.

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Compositing Supervisor
Moving Picture Company
Adelaide, Australia 2 days ago
Full Time Job

The Compositing Supervisor will work with the Head of Department to develop and document best practices, support interdepartmental collaboration, recruit talent and guide artists' professional development, and develop and deliver training programs.

Paint / Prep Artist
Lucasfilm
Mumbai, India 2 days ago
Full Time Job

Lucasfilm is looking for a Paint / Prep Artist to work on their team in Mumbai. The ideal candidate will have professional experience with Silhouette, Nuke, and Mocha, and a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Drawing, Animation or equivalent artistic background and education.

Lead Animator
Treyarch
Vancouver, BC 2 days ago
Full Time Job

Treyarch is looking for a world-class Lead Animator to help lead and inspire our First Person Gameplay team by collaborating, mentoring, and crafting the highest quality animations that fits within Treyarch's Call of Duty style.

Principal Environment Artist
Infinity Ward
Woodland Hills, CA 2 days ago
Full Time Job

As a Principal Environment Artist at Infinity Ward, you are a proven expert in your craft with a portfolio depicting a range of examples on multiple released titles over the years.

Environment Artist
Sledgehammer Games
Guildford, United Kingdom 2 days ago
Full Time Job

Sledgehammer Games, award winning developer of multiple titles in the Call of Duty franchise, is looking for passionate developers to join our studio as found.

Visual Development Artist, Feature Animation
DreamWorks Animation
Glendale, CA 3 days ago
Full Time Job

The Visual Development Artist, Feature Animation will be responsible for creating artwork that informs the early story and visual development process and well as the production process once the look of picture is defined.

Manager, Production Finance
Sony Pictures
Culver City, CA 3 days ago
Full Time Job

The Manager, Production Finance for Sony Pictures Animation will be a key strategic partner within the Production Finance team in the support and analysis of Animation production.

Expert Technical Artist
Infinity Ward
Woodland Hills, CA 3 days ago
Full Time Job

Infinity Ward is currently seeking a talented Expert Technical Artist for a Modern Warfare II.

Central Production Executive Assistant
Moving Picture Company
Montreal, QC 3 days ago
Full Time Job

The Central Production Executive Assistant will provide support to the senior management teams at Technicolor Creative Studios.

Rigging TD
Mikros Animation
Montreal, QC 3 days ago
Full Time Job

Integrate services or tools into the pipeline by writing PYTHON and / or C ++ plugins and extensions to support and improve rigging performance. Write documentation on tools and developed codes. Respect the schedule and production quotas communicated by the Coordination team and the Supervisor;

Senior Technical Artist
Warner Bros. Discovery
Brighton, United Kingdom 3 days ago
Full Time Job

TT Games Brighton are looking for a talented Senior Technical Artist to join the team at our Brighton studio.

Lead Animator
Netherrealm Studios
Chicago, IL 3 days ago
Full Time Job

The Lead Gameplay Animator works with the Art Director, Art Leads, Design, Mocap Choreographer and Technical Leads to establish visual standards and technical specifications of gameplay animation and systems for each project.

Lead Technical Artist
Ubisoft
Santa Rosa, Philippines 4 days ago
Full Time Job

Collaborating with the Artistic Director, the Lead Technical Artist is responsible for research, innovation, technical quality of the production.

3D Animator
Ubisoft
Annecy, France 4 days ago
Full Time Job

Ubisoft is looking for a 3D Animator to work on their many franchises such as Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, and Watch Dogs.

Technical Artist
Ubisoft
Santa Rosa, Philippines 4 days ago
Full Time Job

A Technical Artist will work closely with artists and programmers to help with the asset and pipeline optimizations.

Technical Director - Characters Splinter Cell
Ubisoft
Remote / Virtual 4 days ago
Full Time Job

As a Technical Director for Characters at UbiTO, you will oversee the quality and technical content of your team.

2D Animator
Lighthouse Studios
Kilkenny, Ireland 4 days ago
Contract Job

We are now on the hunt for mid-senior level animators who will join us in our quest to create the best possible animated content for our partners. The artists will be needed from March 2023.

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