Current Openings

2D Animator
toronto, ON

Deluxe Animation is looking for an experienced and dynamic 2d Character EFX artist.  This is an exciting opportunity to work on a fun and quirky hand drawn animated television series that has the quality of a feature film. 

Responsibilities include;
  • Follow and understand animation workbook information given by the Client
  • Read and understand exposure sheets
  • Work with EFX Animation Supervisors in creating tones and effects on all sequences
  • Flag or troubleshoot any potential problems
  • Has an artistic eye and can apply animation techniques to effects and tones that match the style of the show.
  • Address creative and technical notes given by our Supervisors and Client.
  • Working knowledge of Harmony
  • Understands the principles of traditional animation
  • Must be able to meet all production deadlines while meeting the highest of standards
  • Must be able to work under pressure in a fast pace environment and turnover notes
  • Clear understanding of volume of characters and props, lighting, tones, and effects
  • Knows how to animate traditionally
Stereo D is the recognized leader in high-quality conversions of 2D theatrical content into stereoscopic 3D imagery. Formed in 2009 and acquired by Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. in 2011, the company works with major motion picture studios, directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors to bring their vision of 3D storytelling to the screen. Stereo D has completed work for such films as STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE, THE FORCE AWAKENS, FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, DR.STRANGE, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR, ASSASSINS CREED, and X-MEN: APOCOLYPSE in 3D to name a few.  The company also provides end-to-end 3D production services on feature films, television productions and commercials.  This position will be based in our Toronto facility.
Stereo D is a business run by filmmakers, valuing artistic excellence and speaking the language of film. Our production teams and artists are among the best in the business, driven by an innate passion for all things film. Our unique artist-centric environment enables our people the creative freedom to conceptually support the creative visions of directors, delivering the finest, most dynamic 3D imagery in entertainment.
Deluxe Entertainment Services (Stereo D) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About this position:

Desktop Support at Stereo D reports to the Manager of Technology.  Responsible for diagnosing and troubleshooting any workstations hardware and software related issues. The position also plays an integral role in assuring the artists can work and function on a productive level with minimal to no downtime due to technical complications.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Troubleshooting day-to-day technical issues, including but not limited to issues with workstations, peripherals, email, printers, phones, and applications
  • Responsible for the initial setup and configuration of workstations and new users
  • Resolve tickets and requests submitted via email or on our helpdesk system in a timely manner
  • Keep asset inventory organized and up to date
  • Maintain tidy cabling standards throughout our facility
  • Assist systems staff where necessary and other duties as assigned by Manager
  • Working shift-work as needed to ensure there is always on-site coverage when required
  • Flexibility with hours is required
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a technical support role 
  • Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Able to apply common-sense and logic while troubleshooting
  • Familiarity of visual effects software and post production is ideal but not required. Adobe After Effects, Nuke, and Microsoft Office are examples of common software you will encounter
  • Able to competently use a Windows 7 environment. Linux experience is a plus
  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds