Are you ready to work on the best cartoons in the World? Yes?! So are we.

Jam Filled is a fully-operational, multi-production animation company with Studios in Ottawa, Toronto and Halifax. A dynamic and creative workplace, producing the highest quality animation and original content in the country.

Current openings:

  • 2D Rigger/Builder - Ottawa
  • Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

    Responsibilities

    You’ll get 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

    This will be your jam if you have:

    • 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

    What’s in it for you?

    • Healthcare and dental
    • Competitive remuneration
    • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
    • Various activities, team-building events and parties
    • Flexible work hours
    • Focus on work/life balance

    How to apply?

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

    THANK YOU!

    We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Jam Filled team, however we may be unable to reply to everyone

    Jam Filled is an equal opportunity employer. We will provide accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process should it be required. Must be eligible to work in Canada.

  • Art Director - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

    Our Toronto Studio is looking for an Art Director who acts as the main creative liaison working closely with the show Director and Production Designer on all aspects of a show’s design, look and mood. This role leads a team of artists through all creative aspects of a project, ensuring quality and consistency of style throughout the show, and provides direction and internal approval for all artistic elements and in-house design.

    Responsibilities

    You’ll get to:

    • Act as main creative liaison between Jam Filled and the client, working closely with the show Director and Production Designer on all aspects of a show’s design, look and mood
    • Lead team of artists through all creative aspects of a project, ensuring quality and consistency of style throughout the show
    • May assign work based on individual specialties
    • Provide guidance and support where required
    • Provide training where required
    • Provide direction and internal approval for all artistic elements and in-house design (i.e. assets, matte paintings, color design, lighting, visual effects etc…)
    • Collaborate with Recruitment Manager on recruitment and selection of new hires
    • Keep up to speed with current industry trends

    Qualifications

    This will be your jam if you have:

    • 5+ years Art Department experience within the feature animated film industry
    • Completed post-secondary education in classical animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study
    • Proven, significant experience with character and environment creation
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt artistic style as required for each project
    • Working knowledge of drawing software and CG animated film technology
    • Cinematography knowledge an asset
    • Hands on experience in any /all aspects of modeling, surfacing, layout, lighting, compositing an asset

    How to apply?

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “Art Director – Toronto” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

    THANK YOU!

    We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Jam Filled team, however we may be unable to reply to everyone

    Jam Filled is an equal opportunity employer. We will provide accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process should it be required. Must be eligible to work in Canada.

  • Senior Asset Lead - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

    Our Toronto Studio is looking for a Senior Asset Lead to lead an assigned team in ensuring that all modeling/rigging deliverables are completed fully and in line with the production schedule, and anticipates, communicates and troubleshoots any modeling or rigging performance issues.

    Responsibilities

    You’ll get to:

    • Lead assigned team in ensuring that all modeling/rigging deliverables are completed fully and in line with production schedule
    • Assist in assigning work to team members based on individual specialties, and oversee individual progress and performance
    • Perform daily one-on-one rounds with modelers and give support to team members by providing artistic direction and assisting with technical difficulties
    • Review and approve all modeling/rigging assets
    • Facilitate meetings with artists to keep the crew informed on show changes and requirements
    • Utilize Maya to create CG models and rigs for an assigned show that meet all technical and creative requirements and are compatible within the production pipeline
    • Build and execute complex CG models, obtaining direction from character designers on the look and feel of assets
    • Create flexible and efficient rigs (including facial shapes)
    • Prepare models and rigs for vaulting/publishing to the floor
    • Develop and maintain a convention of standards and naming structures for all models and rigs and ensure that Maya files are clean and optimized
    • Aid Production in creating work schedule and ensuring that all quotas and deadlines are met
    • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any modeling or rigging performance issues with assistance from key stakeholders, and provide creative ideas and solutions to any issues that arise throughout the project as a whole
    • Maintain awareness of technical, artistic, and pipeline issues with the project
    • Attend other departments’ reviews to communicate modeling and rigging needs and provide for other departments’ needs
    • Keep up to speed with current industry trends and utilize new ideas to benefit production

    Qualifications

    This will be your jam if you have:

    • 5+ years CG modeling and rigging experience in a Maya production environment, with proven knowledge of and skills in each (prior supervisory experience an asset)
    • Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study
    • Advanced working knowledge of Maya’s modeling and rigging techniques, with a good understanding of all checks and requirements needed to deliver a clean and optimized Maya file
    • Excellent leadership skills
    • Strong background in traditional art with an excellent sense of perspective, form, proportion, and scale
    • Excellent understanding of character anatomy (including facial expressions), and an artistic understanding of motion and behavior
    • General understanding of animation styles and techniques as well as an excellent comprehension of animation production for film and/or television
    • Great comprehension of the animation production pipeline as a whole with an understanding of adjacent department workflows as well as how modeling and rigging interacts with the overall production process
    • Superior creative and technical problem solving skills with the ability to check own work
    • Ability to learn quickly and comprehend custom in-house production tools
    • Demonstrated ability to work productively and willingness to take initiative in a team environment
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong scripting skills and good understanding of rigging mechanics

    What’s in it for you?

    • Healthcare and dental
    • Competitive remuneration
    • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
    • Various activities, team-building events and parties
    • Flexible work hours
    • Focus on work/life balance

    How to apply?

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, withSenior Asset Lead Toronto” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

    THANK YOU!

    We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Jam Filled team, however we may be unable to reply to everyone

    Jam Filled is an equal opportunity employer. We will provide accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process should it be required. Must be eligible to work in Canada.

  • Intermediate Modeler/Rigger - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

    Our Toronto Studio is looking for an Intermediate Modeler/Rigger to utilize Maya to create CG models and rigs for a new CG series. This role must anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any model or rigging performance issues, provide support to more junior team members, and ensure overall adherence to all pipeline protocols.

    Responsibilities

    You’ll get to:

    • Utilize Maya to create CG models and rigs for an assigned show that meet all technical and creative requirements and are compatible within the production pipeline
    • Build and execute complex CG models, obtaining direction from character designers on the look and feel of assets
    • Create flexible and efficient rigs (including facial shapes)
    • Maintain a convention of naming structures for all models and rigs and ensure that Maya files are clean and optimized
    • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any modeling or rigging performance issues with assistance from key stakeholders
    • Provide support to more junior team members by providing artistic direction and assisting with technical difficulties
    • Ensure overall adherence to all pipeline protocols
    • Keep up to speed with current industry trends

    Qualifications

    This will be your jam if you have:

    • 3-4 years CG modeling and rigging experience in a Maya production environment, with proven knowledge of and skills in each
    • Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study
    • Full working knowledge of Maya’s modeling and rigging techniques
    • Strong background in traditional art with a good sense of perspective, form, proportion, and scale
    • Strong understanding of character anatomy (including facial expressions), and an artistic understanding of motion and behavior
    • General understanding of animation styles and techniques as well as a good comprehension of animation production for film and/or television
    • Good understanding of the animation production pipeline as a whole with a knowledge of adjacent department workflows as well as how modeling and rigging interacts with the overall production process
    • Good creative and technical problem solving skills with the ability to check own work
    • Ability to learn quickly and comprehend custom in-house production tools
    • Good communication skills with the ability to work productively and willingness to take initiative in a team environment
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
    • Scripting and programming skills an asset

    What’s in it for you?

    • Healthcare and dental
    • Competitive remuneration
    • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
    • Various activities, team-building events and parties
    • Flexible work hours
    • Focus on work/life balance

    How to apply?

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “Intermediate Modeler/Rigger – Torontoin subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

    THANK YOU!

    We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Jam Filled team, however we may be unable to reply to everyone

    Jam Filled is an equal opportunity employer. We will provide accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process should it be required. Must be eligible to work in Canada.

  • Matte Painter - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

    Our Toronto Studio is looking for a Matte Painter who creates digital matte paintings in the style of the show, working from visual direction provided by the Show Director and/or Art Director.

    Responsibilities

    You’ll get to:

    • Create digital matte paintings in the style of the show, working from visual direction provided by the Show Director and/or Art Director
    • Gather suitable reference material from various sources
    • Produce concept art either manually or digitally
    • Utilize 2-D Photoshop paintings blended with animated 3-D elements to create digital backgrounds and environments which match the overall look and feel of the film
    • Revise work as per Show Director and/or Art Director feedback
    • Provide creative input where appropriate
    • Troubleshoot creative and technical issues as they arise
    • Keep up to speed with current industry trends
    • Perform additional duties as required

    Qualifications

    This will be your jam if you have:

    • 2+ years of Art Department experience, preferably within the animated film industry
    • Completed post-secondary education in fine arts, art fundamentals, classical animation, or other relevant area of study, with strong colour theory knowledge
    • Advanced 2D skills in Photoshop
    • 3D experience in Maya strongly recommended
    • Strong traditional art skills with the ability to produce digitally appealing artwork
    • High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines
    • Ability to adapt working style to varying budget and schedule parameters
    • Ability to handle feedback and constructive criticism well
    • Experience creating 2D/3D overlays an asset

    What’s in it for you?

    • Healthcare and dental
    • Competitive remuneration
    • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
    • Various activities, team-building events and parties
    • Flexible work hours
    • Focus on work/life balance

    How to apply?

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with Matte Painter – Toronto” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

    THANK YOU!

    We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Jam Filled team, however we may be unable to reply to everyone

    Jam Filled is an equal opportunity employer. We will provide accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process should it be required. Must be eligible to work in Canada.

  • 2D Rigger/Builder - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

    Responsibilities

    You’ll get 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

    This will be your jam if you have:

    • 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

    What’s in it for you?

    • Healthcare and dental
    • Competitive remuneration
    • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
    • Various activities, team-building events and parties
    • Flexible work hours
    • Focus on work/life balance

    How to apply?

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

    THANK YOU!

    We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Jam Filled team, however we may be unable to reply to everyone

    Jam Filled is an equal opportunity employer. We will provide accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process should it be required. Must be eligible to work in Canada.

  • Production Manager - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

    Our Toronto Studio is looking for a Production Manager who responsible for managing a project on a big picture level and for providing extensive support and guidance to more junior team members to ensure a smooth and successful production.

    Responsibilities

    You’ll get to:

    • Support Producer in coordinating the efforts of a team of production staff and artists, starting in pre-production through the delivery of the final project
    • Work with Producer and other Production Staff to ensure that overall production scheduling and budget requirements are met within assigned department(s) and that production staff are working within established workflow and toolset
    • Look ahead to ensure that weekly quotas, department milestones and inventory expectations will be met
    • Assist in the resolution of any production and/or inventory issues and assist in managing any related impact on the budget, schedule and overtime, and flag issues to the Producer
    • Contribute strategic problem solving ideas
    • Perform frequent walk-arounds to check in with crew, and ensure resolution of any issues that arise
    • Collaborate with CG Supervisor, Department Leads, department production staff to ensure the complexity of work is consistent with critical assumptions and is falling within department budgets and schedules
    • Evaluate workload to ensure that quotas are realistic and achievable
    • Represent all departments in weekly executive production meetings
    • Act as champion of the project to crew, with a positive, approachable demeanor and attitude
    • Ensure that meetings and approvals are run according to studio standards

    Qualifications

    This will be your jam if you have:

    • 5+ years of production experience
    • Solid understanding of CG Animation or Visual Effects production
    • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills with the confidence to interact with all levels of employees and clients
    • Superior organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to prioritize and to manage conflicting interests
    • Strong attention for detail
    • Experience with production management software system preferred, preferably Shotgun
    • Self-motivated, proactive, and capable of performing well in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
    • Availability to work flexible hours on occasion to meet challenging deadlines
    • Demonstrated interest in working in animation production

    What’s in it for you?

    • Healthcare and dental
    • Competitive remuneration
    • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
    • Various activities, team-building events and parties
    • Flexible work hours
    • Focus on work/life balance

    How to apply?

    Please submit your resume, with “Production Manager – Toronto” in the subject line, to : careers@jamfilled.com

    THANK YOU!

    We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Jam Filled team, however we may be unable to reply to everyone

    Jam Filled is an equal opportunity employer. We will provide accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process should it be required. Must be eligible to work in Canada.

  • BG Painter - Ottawa
  • Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for a highly skilled, 2D BG Painter to colour between the lines, outside the lines, and anywhere your happy place takes you!

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

    • Create Digital/Photoshop paintings in the style of the show, working from visual direction provided by the Show Director and/or Art Director
    • Revise work as per Show Director and/or Art Director feedback
    • 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

    Qualifications:

    • 2+ year BG painting experience in Photoshop
    • Completed post-secondary education classical or 2D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study
    • Background in traditional art an asset
    • Good creative and technical problem solving skills
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment

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

  • Django Web Developer - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is a fully-operational, multi-production animation company with Studios in Ottawa, Toronto and Halifax. A dynamic and creative workplace, producing the highest quality animation and original content in the country.

    Jam Filled Toronto is looking for a Django Web Developer for a one year contract to join as a member of our Web Services Team, supporting and developing our internal Production Support System. This roles works with Artists and Production Management to solve problems and implement new features.

    Responsibilities

    • Help design, build, support and maintain our Production Support System
    • Help make our internal systems smarter and easier to use
    • Maintain and optimize existing systems
    • Support and collaborate with our in-house clients
    • Design, assess and recommend workflows

    Qualifications

    This will be your jam if you have:

    • 3-5+ years in mixed language software environment
    • Experienced with interactive software development process
    • Experienced with unit/integration testing and performance profiling
    • Strong writing and communication skills
    • Superior time-management and prioritization skills
    • Self-motivated, adaptable and able to work with minimal supervision
    • Work well in a team environment
    • Solid understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python and Django Framework
    • Solid understanding of SQL and database administration
    • Experience using JavaScript UI frameworks (Mithril a plus)
    • Experience using revision control systems
    • Lisp/Haskell/Ruby experience a plus
    • Prior experience in Media Production is an asset

    What’s in it for you?

    • Competitive remuneration
    • Healthcare and dental
    • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
    • Holiday parties and team-building events
    • Emphasis on work/life balance

    How to apply?

    Please submit your resume and cover letter (optional) in English with “Django Web Developer” in the subject line to: careers@jamfilled.com

    THANK YOU!

    We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Jam Filled team, however we may be unable to reply to everyone.

    Jam Filled is an equal opportunity employer. We will provide accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process should it be required. Must be eligible to work in Canada.

  • 2D Layout - Ottawa
  • Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for a highly skilled, 2D Layout Artist, for a new prime time, feature quality animated series.

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

    • Be primarily responsible for translating panels from storyboards to layouts that will serve as the production backgrounds
    • Be responsible for both layout and camera framing/movement on the production as well as maintaining continuity across sequences
    • Collaborate with the production’s Director and/or Art Director, and the Layout Supervisor
    • Able to demonstrate strong visual interpretation skills
    • Be responsible for producing rough and clean designs
    • Clearly identify areas that could become issues down the production pipeline
    • Be responsible for keeping up with you own quota in order to meet deadlines
      Communicating with the team and/or supervisor to solve problems as they arise

    Qualifications:

    • 2+ years of experience as a 2D Layout Artist on an animated production, or demonstrate having exceptional drawing skills
    • Must have strong knowledge of perspective, scale in design principle, strong freehand draftsmanship
    • Experience with drawing in Adobe Photoshop and/or Clip Studio Pro on Cintiq
    • Technically inclined, solution-oriented with strong problem-solving skills
    • Strong creative and technical drawing skills
    • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet individual and team deadlines
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
    • Able to adapt and learn quickly
    • Contribute to a positive work environment

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

  • Systems Engineer - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is a fully-operational, multi-production animation company with Studios in Ottawa, Toronto and Halifax. A dynamic and creative workplace, producing the highest quality animation and original content in the country.

    Our Toronto Studio is looking for a Systems Engineer who will be responsible for collaborating with employees from all departments including facilities and production engineering to help solve top level technology issues that impact specific productions and/or the overall productivity of the Jam Filled Studios.

    The Systems Engineer helps build, monitor and maintain various systems to help increase up-time and performance of infrastructure equipment, increase insight into systems and services, and help improve the overall productivity of various workflows through the production facility.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage, maintain and help improve various infrastructure related systems.
    • Manage, maintain and help improve various infrastructure monitoring applications.
    • Manage, maintain and help improve automation scripts.
    • Work with various departments to find new areas for increased productivity and/or automation
    • Research and testing of new technologies for improving infrastructure
    • Documentation and Knowledge Transfer/Training between other team members
    • Complete in full all assigned tickets and project tasks

    Server Management

    • Understand the studio’s production network and server infrastructure including all services
    • Build, Monitor and Maintain new servers and services as required

    Data Management

    • Manage, maintain and help improve various storage related systems, tools, and scripts.
    • Work closely with productions to assist in monitoring and reporting of storage usage

    Software Management

    • Manage, maintain and help improve various software installation systems, tools, and scripts
    • Work with various departments to find new areas for potential increased productivity

    Qualifications

    This will be your jam if you have:

    • 5+ years experience as a Systems Administrator or equivalent
    • Experience within digital content creation industry essential
    • Strong scripting/programming skills (python, linux, and windows)
    • Strong Windows Server 2010/2012 as well as CentOS 6.5/7.0 skills
    • Strong problem solving, time management and communication skills
    • Hands on experience, knowledge, setup and maintenance of
    • Unix Services: DNS, DHCP, xCAT, FlexLM, mySQL and Apache
    • Windows Services: Active Directory, Group Policies, DNS, DHCP, DFS, and IIS
    • Virtualization Services: Hyper-V, VM-Ware, Xen, Nutanix

    How to apply?

    Please submit your resume and cover letter (optional) in English with “Systems Engineer – Toronto” in the subject line to: careers@jamfilled.com

    THANK YOU!

    We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Jam Filled team, however we may be unable to reply to everyone

    Jam Filled is an equal opportunity employer. We will provide accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process should it be required. Must be eligible to work in Canada.

  • Producer - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

    Jam Filled Toronto is looking for a Producer who will coordinate the efforts of the creative leadership of artists and production staff.  This role is a unique opportunity to be a part of this feature quality series combining CG & 2D elements with a look that has never been done before. This role creates and executes the overall strategy and production plan, and oversees the master schedule.  The Producer contributes to the development and improvement of the production workflow.  This role is also the primary liaison between the crew and the client.

    Responsibilities

    • Deliver the highest quality production on time and budget, motivating and creating an environment conducive to achieving quotas and artistic achievements
    • Coordinate the efforts of a team of artists and production staff with assistance from Production Manager, starting in pre-production through the delivery of the final product
    • Manage and ensure that pipeline development and asset development is on track
    • Create and implement a complexity review process and strategy to be used in production
    • Monitor productivity levels in each production department and review individual artist productivity with appropriate department leadership
    • Oversee resource and time management of production crew and artistic talent
    • Using data provided by the Production Support Team, look well ahead to ensure that weekly quotas, individual department milestones, and inventory expectations are met
    • Strategize with Production Support Team and Senior Management to resolve any production and/or inventory issues
    • Identify and problem solve any potential issues with regard to: obstacles, roadblocks, and conflicts
    • Communicate and proactively identify potential production and crew issues to the Supervising Producer
    • Partner with HR, Staffing and Training to coordinate the technical requirements of recruiting, hiring and training the artistic and production teams
    • Assist with additional duties as required

    Qualifications

    This will be your jam if you have:

    • 3+ years in a Producer role preferably with prior feature film experience
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Proven ability to work effectively with all levels of management
    • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and multi-task efficiently within a high-pressure environment while meeting strict deadlines

    What’s in it for you?

    • Healthcare and dental
    • Competitive remuneration
    • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
    • Holiday parties, team-building events and parties
    • Flexible work hours with an emphasis on work/life balance

    How to apply?

    Please submit your resume and cover letter (optional) in English with “Producer – Toronto” in the subject line to: careers@jamfilled.com

    THANK YOU!

    We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Jam Filled team, however we may be unable to reply to everyone

    Jam Filled is an equal opportunity employer. We will provide accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process should it be required. Must be eligible to work in Canada.

  • BG Paint - Toronto
  • Jam Filled Toronto is looking for a highly skilled, 2D BG Painter to colour between the lines, outside the lines, and anywhere your happy place takes you!

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

    • Create Digital/Photoshop paintings in the style of the show, working from visual direction provided by the Show Director and/or Art Director
    • Revise work as per Show Director and/or Art Director feedback
    • 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

    Qualifications:

    • 2+ year BG painting experience in Photoshop
    • Completed post-secondary education classical or 2D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study
    • Background in traditional art an asset
    • Good creative and technical problem solving skills
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “BG Painter – Toronto” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

  • 2D Layout Artist - Toronto
  • Jam Filled Toronto is looking for a highly skilled, 2D Layout Artist, for a new prime time, feature quality animated series.

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

    • Be primarily responsible for translating panels from storyboards to layouts that will serve as the production backgrounds
    • Be responsible for both layout and camera framing/movement on the production as well as maintaining continuity across sequences
    • Collaborate with the production’s Director and/or Art Director, and the Layout Supervisor
    • Able to demonstrate strong visual interpretation skills
    • Be responsible for producing rough and clean designs
    • Clearly identify areas that could become issues down the production pipeline
    • Be responsible for keeping up with you own quota in order to meet deadlines
      Communicating with the team and/or supervisor to solve problems as they arise

    Qualifications:

    • 2+ years of experience as a 2D Layout Artist on an animated production, or demonstrate having exceptional drawing skills
    • Must have strong knowledge of perspective, scale in design principle, strong freehand draftsmanship
    • Experience with drawing in Adobe Photoshop and/or Clip Studio Pro on Cintiq
    • Technically inclined, solution-oriented with strong problem-solving skills
    • Strong creative and technical drawing skills
    • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet individual and team deadlines
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
    • Able to adapt and learn quickly
    • Contribute to a positive work environment

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

  • Location Designer - Toronto
  • Jam Filled Toronto is looking for a highly skilled, Location Designer to create the visual direction for locations, props, and/or sets.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Create designs for locations, props, and/or sets as assigned for use by various asset departments within the pipeline
    • Produce concept art either manually or digitally
    • Revise work as per Show Director and/or Art Director feedback
    • Provide creative input where appropriate
    • May create shot guides & set dressing for use by Layout Department
    • Troubleshoot creative and technical issues as they arise

    Qualifications:

    • 2+ years of Art Department experience, preferably within the animation industry
    • Completed post-secondary education in classical animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study
    • Strong drawing & painting skills with the ability to produce visually appealing artwork
    • Advanced 2D skills in Photoshop
    • High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines
    • Ability to handle feedback and constructive criticism well

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “Location Designer – Toronto” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

  • 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

  • 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