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Jam Filled welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Current openings:

  • Production Financial Analyst - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is looking for a Production Financial Analyst who will be accountable for maintaining accurate and up-to-date cost reports for all of the company’s projects in production and development, for use in both financial reporting and forecasting results of the company.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • On a monthly basis, update cost reports as part of a global labour schedule to accurately reflect incurred costs and distribute to Producers for updating labour projections
    • Review and analyse Producers’ changes and ask questions/explore potential issues as needed, with overall view of studio goals as guidance
    • Update cash flow assumptions/projections based on changes, and work with VP Finance and BRM’s VP Business Affairs & Production Financing on tax credit assumptions and calculations as needed
    • On a quarterly basis, incorporate cost reports, estimated tax credits, and cash flows into forecast model for VP Finance to review and adjust based on updated assumptions
    • Test changing circumstances on forecast model monthly in order to flag areas of risk
    • On a bi-weekly basis, work with VP Production and Producers to assign codes to employees according to new contracts or change forms, ensuring consistency with budgets/cost reports for accurate reporting and forecasting of labour
    • Maintain an in-depth understanding of payroll for project reporting, budgeting and tax credit claims.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or commensurate experience
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a general accounting and reporting role for a fast-paced company
    • Strong Excel skills and a willingness to advance software knowledge
    • Experience working in an accounting department within the film and television industry is preferred.

    Jam Filled is looking for a Production Financial Analyst who will be accountable for maintaining accurate and up-to-date cost reports for all of the company’s projects in production and development, for use in both financial reporting and forecasting results of the company.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • On a monthly basis, update cost reports as part of a global labour schedule to accurately reflect incurred costs and distribute to Producers for updating labour projections
    • Review and analyse Producers’ changes and ask questions/explore potential issues as needed, with overall view of studio goals as guidance
    • Update cash flow assumptions/projections based on changes, and work with VP Finance and BRM’s VP Business Affairs & Production Financing on tax credit assumptions and calculations as needed
    • On a quarterly basis, incorporate cost reports, estimated tax credits, and cash flows into forecast model for VP Finance to review and adjust based on updated assumptions
    • Test changing circumstances on forecast model monthly in order to flag areas of risk
    • On a bi-weekly basis, work with VP Production and Producers to assign codes to employees according to new contracts or change forms, ensuring consistency with budgets/cost reports for accurate reporting and forecasting of labour
    • Maintain an in-depth understanding of payroll for project reporting, budgeting and tax credit claims.

    Please submit a resume, with “Production Financial Analyst” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

    Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

  • Controller - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is looking for a Controller who will be accountable for the accounting operations of the company, including but not limited to production of monthly financial reports, maintenance of a suitable accounting system and records, and preparation of analyses and reconciliations to enhance the accuracy of the company’s financial results.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the accounting operations of Jam Filled Entertainment and its group of companies
    • Oversee and monitor all payroll activity and payroll system issues
    • Prepare all month-end/quarter-end/year-end adjustments and accruals
    • Prepare quarterly consolidation
    • Handle all invoicing and AR including addressing client inquiries
    • Update prepaids, capital assets and tax credit continuity schedules on a monthly basis, as well as recording all entries
    • Coordinate, prepare schedules and arrange tax return and tax credit filings on a timely basis
    • Manage all CRA queries and audits
    • Lead and coordinate all audit requirements for annual corporate audit
    • Review monthly trial balances for irregularities and advise management as necessary
    • Work collaboratively with HR to continually refine payroll process to ensure infrastructure is adequately suited for current and future needs, including reporting and tax requirements
    • Other duties as required

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or accounting designation
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in an accounts receivable, general accounting, and reporting role for a fast-paced company
    • Strong Excel skills
    • Familiarity with NetSuite and/or ADP WFN an asset
    • Experience in an accounting department within the TV industry is preferred, but not necessary

    Please submit a resume, with “Controller” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

    Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

  • Senior 3D Animator - Toronto
  • Jam Filled Toronto is looking for highly skilled 3D FX Artist to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series’!

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Complete assigned shots in accordance with Director’s overall vision
    • Gather suitable reference material from various sources
    • Animate characters and props using Maya
    • Attend all sequence Launches and Dailies to understand the Director and Animation Director’s needs, and note required revisions
    • Revise shots as directed
    • Ensure that all assigned shots are completed within required timelines
    • Check in with supervising animators regarding progress, and check in with animation producer regarding tasks and available work
    • Maintain a convention of file naming structures for all shots that is compatible within Arc Productions pipeline
    • Anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any technical issues with assistance of key stakeholders
    • Provide support to more junior team members by providing artistic direction and assisting with technical difficulties
    • Collaborate with other departments as necessary to ensure proper completion of assets and to ensure a smooth production
    • Maintain awareness of the broader show needs as they relate to the Animation Department (schedule, complexity of shots, etc…)
    • Keep Animation Lead aware of any production problems
    • Keep up to speed with current industry trends
    • Perform additional duties as required

    Qualifications:

    • 5+ years experience of CG character animation experience, with proven animation skills
    • Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study
    • General understanding of animation styles and techniques as well as an excellent comprehension of animation production for film and/or television
    • Solid understanding of the animation production pipeline as a whole with an understanding of adjacent department workflows as well as how the Animation Department interacts with the overall production process
    • Strong working knowledge of CG Animation Software (experience with Maya a tremendous asset)
    • Previous study of anatomy, perspective and composition, with strong drawing skills an asset
    • Demonstrated knowledge of animation timing, posing, acting and storytelling techniques
    • High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines
    • Ability to adapt working style to budget and schedule parameters
    • Ability to handle feedback and constructive criticism well
    • Openness to existing workflows with the ability to learn quickly and comprehend custom in-house production tools
    • Ability to solve problems independently and check own work

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “Senrio 3D Animator – Toronto” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

    Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

  • 2D Animator - Ottawa
  • Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for highly skilled 2D Animators to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series’!

    Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

    • Being ultra-awesome (will accept mega-awesome and even regular awesome)
    • Animate sequences given by the Animation Supervisor, keeping the action and movements with the style of the show, as well meeting the series quality requirements
    • Giving you neighbour solid high-5’s or at worst low 5’s
    • Work closely with Animation supervisor and apply any changes requested
    • Remain being awesome while receiving high or at worst low 5’s

    Qualifications:

    • 1 years of industry experience would be preferred
    • You can make a seriously delicious jam filled sandwich
    • Ability to bring life and emotion to characters in a variety of animation styles
    • Strong knowledge of timing, weight and posing
    • Must be able to meet provided deadlines
    • Must be willing to learn, accept criticism, and have positive attitude working as a super-team (like the Super Friends!)
    • A strong working knowledge of ToonBoom Harmony is preferred
    • Be proficient in the fine art of mouse tapping

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “2D Animator – Ottawa” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

  • 3D FX Artist - Toronto
  • Jam Filled Toronto is looking for highly skilled 3D FX Artist to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series’!

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Create effects for assigned shots using Maya and /or Houdini, ensuring continuity and flow within and between shots and sequences
    • Work with Lead Effects Artist to ensure that all individually assigned Effects deliverables are completed fully and in line with production schedule and Director’s overall vision
    • Attend Effects reviews for assigned sequences
    • Troubleshoot and debug shot problems and escalate technical issues as required
    • Maintain a convention of file naming structures for all shots that is compatible within Jam Filled Productions pipeline
    • Remain current and up-to-date in effects techniques through industry research and training
    • Perform additional duties as required

    Qualifications:

    • 1+ year CG visual effects experience in a Maya and/or Houdini production environment
    • Completed post-secondary education classical or 3D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study
    • Feature film experience an asset
    • Good working knowledge of Maya FX tools, Houdini, or other FX plug-ins ie. Real Flow
    • Experience with Maya particles/dynamics and particle expressions
    • Background in traditional art an asset
    • Basic understanding of animation styles and techniques and the animation production pipeline as a whole
    • Good creative and technical problem solving skills
    • Ability to learn quickly and comprehend custom in-house production tools
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
    • Compositing principles (preferably using Fusion)
    • Any scripting language

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “3D FX Artist – Toronto” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

    Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

  • 2D/3D Compositor | Ottawa
  • The Compositor composites an assigned quota of production shots according to schedule, ensures resolution of technical issues, and makes certain that all quality standards are achieved and meet rendering criteria.  This role is required to collaborate with members of other departments as necessary.

    Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

    • Composite assigned quota of production shots based on established key shots as well as creative direction from Compositing Leads/Supervisor, and CG Supervisor
    • Ensure that production shots are completed according to schedule
    • Communicate timeline and delivery schedule issues to the appropriate stakeholder(s)
    • Ensure resolution of technical issues
    • Troubleshoot and debug shot problems
    • Escalate technical issues as required
    • Make certain that all quality standards are achieved, that shot continuity is maintained, and that shots meet rendering criteria
    • Collaborate with members of other departments as necessary to ensure proper completion of shots
    • Ensure efficient organization of individual work/files
    • Remain current and up-to-date in lighting techniques through industry research and training
    • Perform additional duties as required

    Qualifications:

      • At least two years of experience as a Compositing Artist
      • Completed post-secondary education in fine arts, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study, with proven artistic and technical lighting abilities
      • Sound working knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony
      • Working knowledge of Maya, Arnold, Fusion and Photoshop an asset
      • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey creative and technical thoughts and ideas to others
      • Good teamwork skills
      • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize and handle production and deadline related pressures
      • Proven understanding of the entire compositing process

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “2D/3D Compositor – Ottawa” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

    Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

  • 2D FX Artist | Ottawa
  • Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for highly skilled 2D FX Artist to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series!

    Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

    • Being ultra-awesome (will accept mega-awesome and even regular awesome)
    • Create effects for assigned shots using Harmony, ensuring continuity and flow within and between shots and sequences
    • Work with Lead Effects Artist to ensure that all individually assigned Effects deliverables are completed fully and in line with production schedule and Director’s overall vision
    • Be 5 seconds more awesome than you were 3 seconds ago
    • Attend Effects reviews for assigned sequences
    • Troubleshoot and debug shot problems and escalate technical issues as required
    • Maintain a convention of file naming structures for all shots that is compatible within Jam Filled Productions pipeline
    • Remain being awesome while receiving high or low 5’s

    Qualifications:

    • You have some form of awesomeness training
    • 2+ year FX experience in a Harmony pipeline
    • Completed post-secondary education classical or 2D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study
    • Feature film experience an asset
    • Good working knowledge of Harmony
    • Making a decent jam sandwich
    • Background in traditional art an asset
    • Basic understanding of animation styles and techniques and the animation production pipeline as a whole
    • Good creative and technical problem solving skills
    • Breakdancing wouldn’t hurt…
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to blow up a jar of jam

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “2D FX Artist – Ottawa” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

     

    Boat Rocker Media and its subsidiaries, including Jam Filled Entertainment are committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities.

    Boat Rocker Media and its subsidiaries, including Jam Filled Entertainment is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.

  • 2D Rigger/Builder | Toronto
  • 2D Rigger/Builder | Toronto

    Jam Filled Toronto is looking for a highly skilled 2D Rigger/Builder to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series!

    Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

    • Work as a team with fellow Builders
    • Follow direction from your supervisors
    • Build complex rigs for characters and props in a 2D environment
    • Work within weekly deadlines set by the supervisor and department head to remain on schedule
    • Solve problems with a rig to ensure animators can produce the animation needed for the production
    • Revise rigs to meet the expectation of the supervisor
    • Manage time to meet deadlines

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum 3 years of industry experience is preferred
    • Strong drawing skills in various styles
    • Experience rigging character and props in a 2D environment is an asset
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Willing to learn new methods and skills
    • Ability to take direction from the supervisors and follow proper procedures
    • Strong technical knowledge of rigging in ToonBoom harmony is an asset
    • Ability to adapt to working on varying show styles and schedule parameters

     

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “2D Rigger/Builder – Toronto” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

     

    Boat Rocker Media and its subsidiaries, including Jam Filled Entertainment are committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities.

    Boat Rocker Media and its subsidiaries, including Jam Filled Entertainment is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.

  • Senior 2D FX Animator - Ottawa
  • Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for a highly skilled, Senior 2D FX Animator to set things on fire, make things explode, and zap the crap out of our exciting lineup of high-profile series’!

    Job Responsibilities: (may include but are not limited to)

    • Being ultra-awesome (will accept mega-awesome and even regular awesome)
    • Create FX for assigned shots using Harmony, ensuring continuity and flow within and between shots and sequences
    • Work with Supervisors to ensure that all individually assigned FX deliverables are completed fully and in line with production schedule and Director’s overall vision
    • Be 5 seconds more awesome than you were 3 seconds ago
    • Attend FX reviews for assigned sequences
    • Troubleshoot and debug shot problems and escalate technical issues as required
    • Maintain a convention of file naming structures for all shots that is compatible within Jam Filled Productions pipeline
    • Remain being awesome while receiving high or low 5’s

    Qualifications:

    • You have some form of awesomeness training
    • 5+ year FX experience in a Harmony pipeline
    • Completed post-secondary education classical or 2D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study.
    • Feature film experience an asset
    • Good working knowledge of Harmony.
    • Making a decent jam sandwich
    • Background in traditional art an asset
    • Basic understanding of animation styles and techniques and the animation production pipeline as a whole
    • Good creative and technical problem solving skills
    • Breakdancing wouldn’t hurt…
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to blow up a jar of jam.Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “Senior 2D FX Artist – Ottawa” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com
  • Senior 2D Rigger/Builder - Ottawa
  • Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for a highly skilled Senior 2D Rigger/Builder to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series!

    Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

    • Work as a team with fellow Builders
    • Shows strong organizational and leadership skills
    • Build complex rigs for characters and props in a 2D environment
    • Able to produce a mean high-five
    • Able to speak into R&D and QC related matters
    • Able to manage time well, and work within schedule
    • Solve problems with a rig to ensure animators can produce the animation needed for the production
    • Revise rigs to meet the expectation of the supervisor

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum 5 years of industry experience is preferred
    • Strong technical knowledge of rigging in ToonBoom harmony is a must
    • Has been a team lead and/or supervisor
    • Works well with and helps motivate others
    • Strong drawing skills in various styles
    • Experience rigging character and props in a 2D environment is an asset
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Willing to learn new methods and skills
    • Ability to take direction from the director/producer/supervisor and follow proper procedures
    • Ability to adapt to working on varying show styles and schedule parameters

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “Senior 2D Rigger/Builder – Ottawa” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

    Boat Rocker Media and its subsidiaries, including Jam Filled Entertainment are committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities.

    Boat Rocker Media and its subsidiaries, including Jam Filled Entertainment is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.