Position: Cleanup Animation Lead
Reports to: Cleanup Animation Supervisor
Location: Toronto, ON
Facility: 2 Fraser Avenue
Cleanup Animation LeadDeluxe Animation Studios is a global animation service provider supporting creators in bringing their stories to life. Our team of world-class animation production veterans are innovators and problem-solvers.
We're currently seeking a highly skilled Clean Up Animation Lead for a 2D animated feature film. The Cleanup Animation Lead will support the Cleanup Animation Supervisor in leading a team of Cleanup Animation Artists to deliver on model, clean animation, ensuring the look of each scene meets the standards of Production and is consistent throughout the film. This role reports directly to the Cleanup Animation Supervisor.
Responsibilities - Your Impact/What You'll Be Doing
• Work alongside Cleanup Animation Supervisor to ensure all aspects related to Cleanup Animation run smoothly and on schedule.
• Work with Cleanup Artists using initial rough character and prop animation, create clean line work in Toon Boom for 2D animation.
• Review artists' work and provide ongoing feedback.
• Submit multiple versions of shots, using feedback from the Cleanup Supervisor.
• Ensure work is consistent in quality and style.
• Help meet team targets and quotas.
• Collaborate with a team of international artists.
• Other duties as assigned
Qualifications - What you bring to the team
• Bachelor's degree in Animation, Film, Art or equivalent professional work experience.
• Minimum 2 years of Traditional 2D feature or series animation/clean up experience.
• Ability to coach and mentor a team of Artists.
• Ability to perform multiple tasks, set priorities and solve problems.
• Self-driven, strong communicator and motivator.
• Ability to animate in ToonBoom Harmony.
• Link to Demo Reel/Portfolio showcasing 2D Animation work done in recent years.
• Proven grasp of human and creature proportions, angles, shapes, and spacing in animation.
• Classical/hand drawn animation experience.
• Strong sense of structure and line quality.
• Strong understanding of technical basis in 2D animation.
• Flexibility to work extended hours and/or weekends to meet project deadlines.
Company Benefits & Perks
• We have a great company culture! We value our crew and the creativity and innovation they put into delivering these amazing projects
• We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits program
• We're located in the heart of Liberty Village, close to amenities and easily accessible by public transit
• We dress casual and comfortable
• Cereal bar, unlimited oatmeal, unlimited coffee, tea, fruits, and snacks!
Deluxe is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity and inclusion in our workplace. Accommodation is available on request during all stages of the selection and hiring process.
Deluxe is the world’s leading video creation to distribution company offering global, end-to-end services and technology. Through unmatched scale, technology and capabilities, Deluxe enables the worldwide market for professionally created video. The world’s leading content creators, broadcasters, OTTs and distributors rely on Deluxe’s experience and expertise. With headquarters in Los Angeles and New York and operations in 38 key media markets worldwide, the company relies on the talents of more than 7,500 of the industry’s premier artists, experts, engineers and innovators.