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

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:

  • HR Manager - Ottawa
  • Jam Filled Ottawa is looking for a Manager, Human Resources who will report in to the Senior Manager, Human Resources and will be responsible for the wide range of growing need for HR support across the company.

    Responsibilities
    – Manage employee relations providing guidance and support to management and
    employees regarding discipline, termination, dismissal, absenteeism, discrimination,
    harassment/violence, conflict dispute resolution, and accommodation
    – Prepare offer agreements, track/manage candidates through to hire date, and handle
    employment issues that may arise throughout the process
    – Manage orientation steps through to providing onboarding support of new employees
    including legislated training
    – HRIS administration including maintaining employee data, files and records [for hires,
    employee changes through to terminations] ensuring well coordinated flow of
    information to and from the teams managing Payroll
    – Guide and assist managers in the termination/resignation process
    – Respond to manager and employee HR-related inquiries or concerns regarding benefits,
    policies and procedures, etc.
    – Participate in the annual merit increase and bonus payout process
    – Support the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures as well as
    guidelines and processes where they don’t exist or need to be formalized, specific to the
    business entities supported
    – Assume day-to-day support of overseas populations and new acquisitions once
    integration activities are completed
    – Work in close collaboration and coordination with those responsible for HR at BRM’s
    other locations

    Qualifications
    – A bachelor’s degree or diploma (preferably in Human Resources)
    – 3+ years’ experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and
    experience
    – A CHRP certification would be an asset but not required
    – Proven experience building effective and productive working relationships with business
    partners/internal clients
    – Proven ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities that may
    have conflicting deadlines
    – Ability to work independently to manage and prioritize workload, and take initiative
    – Must be comfortable working in an agile environment, and be flexible and adaptableminded
    – Solid analytical thinking and planning skills
    – Strong knowledge of the MS Office suite and be adept at working on and with
    technology and tools
    – Well organized, detail-oriented, and efficient
    – Excellent overall people skills and ability to work as part of a team
    – Excellent communication skills, oral and written

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

     

  • BG Painter - Freelance
  • Jam Filled  is looking for a highly skilled, 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
    • Making a decent jam sandwich
    • 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 – Freelance” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

     

     

  • Systems Administrator - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is looking for a Systems Administrator who is responsible for the day-to-day resolution of issues and requests (tickets) as well as the monitoring and maintenance and monitoring of all workstations and peripherals within the Boat Rocker Media network as pertains to hardware, operating systems, and application software.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Resolve computer-related issues for studio employees as assigned by the Help Desk
    • Complete in full all assigned project tasks
    • Assist in ensuring that the inventory system is up-to-date
    • Assist in ensuring that all software licenses are properly assigned
    • Assist in organization and cleaning of all Systems and Systems storage areas
    • Continually learning all skills required to provide proper ongoing support
    • Continually improve troubleshooting and problem solving skills
    • Documentation of all methods and procedures
    • Perform monitor calibrations as required
    • Perform additional duties as required

    Qualifications:

    • 3+ years experience as a Systems Administrator (Studio experience a bonus)
    • Completed post-secondary education in computer-related area of study
    • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
    • High level of customer service orientation
    • Strong knowledge and troubleshooting of basic network issues
    • Strong knowledge and troubleshooting of Windows 7 and basic office applications
    • Experience and knowledge graphics and animation applications a bonus

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

    Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

  • Producer - Toronto
  • Jam Filled is looking for a Producer who will coordinate the efforts of the creative leadership of artists and production staff.  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.

    Key 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:

    • 3+ years in a Producer role preferably for a CG animated series
    • Strong organizational, project management and leadership skills
    • 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

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

    Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.