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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:

  • Senior 2D Animator | Ottawa
  • Senior 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:

    • Minimum 5 years of industry experience
    • 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 “Senior 2D Animator – 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.

  • 3D Storyboard Artist | Toronto
  • 3D Storyboard Artist | Toronto

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

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

    • Develop story ideas and define individual scenes via still drawings and sequential drawings working from scripts and/or loose outlines
    • Formulate sequences for presentation at storyboard meetings
    • Present material and outline relevant details to Director and peers
    • Note required revisions
    • Provide constructive feedback on the work of peers
    • Revise sequences as per Director feedback
    • Actively contribute to group brainstorming sessions, and offer creative and resourceful solutions to storyboard-related problems

    Qualifications:

    • 3-5 years of relevant storyboarding experience within the animation industry
    • Completed post-secondary education in classical or 3D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant areas of study
    • Strong drawing skills with the ability to produce visually appealing artwork
    • Experience with digital storyboard programs (i.e. StoryBoard Pro, SketchBook Pro, Photoshop, etc…)
    • Good understanding of the possibilities and limitations of CG animation
    • Ability to adapt working style to varying budget and schedule parameters
    • High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to the standard under tight deadlines
    • Ability to handle feedback and constructive criticism well
    • Strong creative problem-solving skills
    • High degree of focus, with the ability to concentrate on one concept for long periods of time
    • Working knowledge of cinematography, composition, film structure, and screen direction

     

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “3D Storyboard Artist – 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.

  • 3D Animator | Ottawa
  • 3D Animator | Ottawa

    Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for highly skilled 3D Animators to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series!

    The Animator completes assigned shots in accordance with the overall vision of the show’s Director. The Animator must maintain regular communication with the supervising animators and production staff regarding individual progress, tasks and available work. They must also demonstrate the ability to anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any issues with assistance from key stakeholders. Additional duties are to be performed as required.

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

    • 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 needs of the Director and Animation Director, and take note of required revisions
    • Revise shots as directed
    • Ensure that all assigned shots are completed within required timelines
    • Check in with supervising animators regarding progress, and with animation producer regarding tasks and available work
    • Anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
    • Perform additional duties as required

    Qualifications:

    • Experience in CG character animation with proven animation skills in long-form series or feature
    • Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study
    • 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
    • Strong, creative problem solving skills
    • 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
    • Availability to work overtime during production crunch periods

     

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “3D Animator – 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.

  • 3D Layout Artist | Ottawa
  • 3D Layout Artist | Ottawa

    Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for highly skilled 3D Layout Artists to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series!

    The Layout Artist stages shots and plots the action taking place within each scene. The person in this role will then use Maya to prepare the shots for presentation to the show’s Director. They will demonstrate the ability to anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative/technical issues that may arise. Additional duties are to be performed as required.

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

    • Stage shots and plot the action taking place within each scene using Maya, ensuring continuity and flow within and between shots and sequences
    • Block in the position of characters and major shots within assigned scenes, using storyboards as reference
    • Select camera angles and plot camera moves
    • Rework and change rough timing of shots as necessary
    • Maintain a convention of file naming structures for all shots that is compatible with Jam Filled Productions pipeline protocols
    • Prepare assigned shots for presentation to Director
    • Present material and outline relevant details to Director and other relevant parties
    • Note required revisions and amend shots as necessary
    • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
    • Perform additional duties as required

    Qualifications:

    • Relevant layout experience, preferably in CG animation
    • Completed post-secondary education in classical or 3D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study
    • Working knowledge of cinematography, composition, film structure, and screen direction
    • Strong working knowledge of Maya
    • Strong knowledge of constraints in Maya
    • General knowledge of MEL scripting or Python an asset
    • Strong traditional art skills including a strong sense of composition and perspective
    • Strong, creative problem-solving skills
    • Good understanding of the possibilities and limitations of CG animation
    • Ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines
    • Ability to handle feedback and constructive criticism
    • Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere or other video editing software
    • Rough lighting skills an asset

     

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “3D Layout 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.

  • 3D Lighter/Compositor | Ottawa
  • 3D Lighter/Compositor | Ottawa

    Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for highly skilled 3D Lighter/Compositors to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series!

    The Lighter/Compositor lights 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.  The person in this role will collaborate with members of other departments as required.

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

    • Light and composite assigned quota of production shots based on established key shots, as well as creative direction from Lighting Leads, Lighting Supervisor, and CG Supervisor
    • Ensure that production shots are completed according to schedule
    • Communicate timeline and delivery schedule issues to 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’ experience as a Lighting and 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 Maya
    • Mental Ray, Renderman and/or Arnold experience 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
    • Experience working with compositing software such as Fusion or Nuke an asset

     

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “3D Lighter/Compositor – 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.

  • 3D Modeler | Ottawa
  • 3D Modeler | Ottawa

    Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for highly skilled 3D Modelers to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series!

    The 3D Modeler uses Maya to create CG models for an assigned show.  The person in this role must anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any model performance issues and ensure overall adherence to all Jam Filled Productions pipeline protocols.

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

    • Use Maya to build and execute complex CG models for an assigned show that meet all technical and creative requirements and are compatible with the production pipeline
    • Maintain the established convention of naming structures for all models and ensure that Maya files are kept organized and optimized
    • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any model performance issues with assistance of key stakeholders
    • Ensure overall adherence to all Jam Filled Productions pipeline protocols.
    • Keep up to speed with current industry trends
    • Perform additional duties as required

    Qualifications:

    • Experience working in a Maya and/or Zbrush production environment, with proven modeling abilities
    • Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study
    • Full working knowledge of Maya and/or Zbrush modeling techniques
    • Strong background in traditional art with a good sense of form, proportion, and scale
    • Strong understanding of anatomy and perspective
    • General understanding of animation styles and techniques as well as a good comprehension of animation production for film and/or television
    • Good comprehension of the animation production pipeline as a whole with an understanding of adjacent department workflows as well as how modeling 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 a willingness to take initiative in a team environment
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
    • Basic rigging skills
    • Scripting and programming skills an asset
    • Surfacing skills using Substance Painter an asset

     

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “3D Modeler – 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.

  • 3D Rigger | Ottawa
  • 3D Rigger | Ottawa

    Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for highly skilled 3D Riggers to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series!

    The 3D Rigger uses Maya to rig complex characters, props and environments in anticipation of animation requirements.  The person in this role must anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any modeling and rigging performance issues and ensure overall adherence to all Jam Filled Productions pipeline protocols.

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

    • Use Maya to create flexible and efficient rigid or organic rigs (including facial shapes) for an assigned show that meet all technical and creative requirements and are compatible with the established production pipeline
    • Maintain a convention of naming structures and animation control structures for all rigs and ensure that Maya files are organized and optimized
    • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any model performance issues with assistance from key stakeholders
    • Ensure overall adherence to all Jam Filled Productions pipeline protocols
    • Keep up to speed with current industry trends
    • Perform additional duties as required

    Qualifications:

    • 2-3 years CG proven rigging experience in a Maya production environment
    • Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study
    • Full working knowledge of Maya rigging techniques
    • Strong traditional art background 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 comprehension of the animation production pipeline as a whole with an understanding of adjacent department workflows as well as how rigging fits into 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 a willingness to take initiative in a team environment
    • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
    • Basic modeling skills
    • Scripting and programming skills an asset

     

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “3D Rigger – 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.

  • 3D Senior Animator | Ottawa
  • 3D Senior Animator | Ottawa

    Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for highly skilled 3D Senior Animators to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series!

    The Senior Animator completes assigned shots in accordance with the overall vision of the show’s Director. The person in this position must maintain regular communication with the supervising animators and production staff regarding individual progress, tasks and available work. They should be able to anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any issues with assistance from key stakeholders. The person in this role will be responsible for providing both artistic and technical support to junior team members. Additional duties are to be performed as required.

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

    • 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 with animation producer regarding tasks and available work
    • Anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
    • Provide support to junior team members by providing artistic direction and assisting with technical difficulties.
    • Perform additional duties as required

    Qualifications:

    • 5+ Years’ experience in CG character animation with proven animation skills in long-form series or feature.
    • Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other relevant area of study
    • Sound working knowledge of Maya CG Animation Software
    • Previous study of anatomy, perspective and composition, with strong drawing skills an asset
    • Demonstrated knowledge of animation timing, posing, acting and storytelling techniques
    • Strong, creative problem-solving skills
    • 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
    • Availability to work overtime during production crunch periods

     

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “3D Senior Animator – 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.

  • 3D Surfacing Artist | Ottawa
  • 3D Surfacing Artist | Ottawa

    Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for highly skilled 3D Surfacing Artists to work on our ridiculously SWEET lineup of high-profile series!

    The Surfacing Artist works with the 3D Assets Supervisor or Lead to establish the look and qualities of characters, props, and environments for assigned assets. They will also create UVs, textures and shaders for models supplied by the Modeling Department while maintaining the established convention of file naming structures for all shots, and the tidy organization of working files.  The person in this role must ensure the Assets Supervisor/Lead is aware of any production problems and will perform additional duties as required.

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

    • Work with Surfacing Supervisor or Lead to establish the look and qualities of characters, props, and environments for assigned assets with direction from the VFX Supervisor, Art Director, and Surfacing Supervisor, and ensure that Surfacing files are complete and ready for lighting
    • Create the following for models supplied by the Modeling Department: UVs, Textures, Shaders
    • Follow and interpret art direction
    • Maintain a convention of file naming structures for all shots that is compatible with established Jam Filled Productions pipeline protocols
    • Maintain the tidiness and organization of working files
    • Keep Assets Supervisor informed of any production problems
    • Perform additional duties as required

    Qualifications:

    • Strong painting skills and an artistic eye for detail
    • General understanding of animation styles and techniques as well as an excellent comprehension of animation production for film and/or television
    • Basic understanding of the animation production pipeline as a whole
    • Good problem-solving skills
    • Strong UV-ing skills
    • Working knowledge of the following: Mental Ray and/or Arnold and/or Renderman as a renderer, Polygonal texturing image maps, Construction of shaders and utilities.
    • Knowledge of Substance Painter, Mari, Photoshop, Mudbox and ZBrush is an asset
    • Some experience with MEL Scripting is an asset
    • Ability to model and rig is an asset
    • Strong sense of initiative with the ability to work well in a team setting

     

    Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “3D Surfacing 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.

  • 3D Layout Artist | Toronto
  • Jam Filled is recruiting Layout Artists for ongoing CG series projects at our Toronto Studio. This role involves joining our amazing team as part of a project-based Layout department and communicating closely with the Lead and Directors.

    We are looking for applicants who are available to start in October 2018.

    Qualified applicants will be reporting to their Layout Lead on the project. The Layout Artist will be responsible in translating the storyboard and staging shots in a 3D environment, by establishing camera blocking, composition, and lens choice in Maya.  The Layout Artist will prepare shots to present to the show’s Assistant Directors.  Applicants for this position must anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues, and perform additional duties as required.

     Job Responsibilities:

    • Stage shots and plot the action that will take place within each scene using Maya, ensuring continuity and flow within shots and sequences
    • Block in the position of characters and major shots within assigned scenes, using storyboards as reference
    • Select camera angles and plot camera moves
    • Rework and change rough timing of shots as necessary
    • Maintain a convention of file naming structures for all shots that is compatible within Jam Filled’s shot pipeline
    • Prepare assigned shots for presentation to the Director and Assistant Directors
    • Note required revisions and amend shots as necessary
    • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from the Layout Lead
    • Perform additional duties as required

     Qualifications:

    • 3+ years relevant layout experience, preferably in CG animation
    • Completed post-secondary education in classical or 3D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study
    • Strong working knowledge of Maya
    • Firm understanding of cameras, staging, composition, perspective, pacing, and cinematography concepts in animation context
    • Solid understanding of cinematic language and camera terminology
    • Ability to clearly communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
    • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and meeting deadlines
    • Strong creative problem solving skills
    • Good understanding of the possibilities and limitations of CG animation
    • Has a general understanding of Timing in Animation
    • Ability to handle feedback and constructive criticism well
    • Basic CG lighting skills are an asset

    Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

    Please submit your resumé and demo reel link with “3D Layout Artist – Toronto” to: careers@jamfilled.comThe deadline for applicants is Tuesday September 18,  2018

    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 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 Senior Animator | Toronto
  • 2D Animator | Toronto
  • 2D FX Artist | Toronto
  • 2D Layout Artist | Toronto
  • 2D Background Artist | Toronto