Location Designer
Mercury Filmworks
Ottawa, Ontario
1d ago

Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking an experienced Location Designer to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to live in Canada’s beautiful capital city while working on memorable and creatively satisfying shows with over 250 of Canada’s most passionate designers, painters and directors.

Help us bring to life shows like the Emmy and Annie Award winning series Hilda, a new Netflix original series created and directed by Craig McCracken, plus many other exciting, yet to be announced projects from both Netflix and Disney! Give your career the creative spark it’s been needing and let’s create incredible things together.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Design the world where our stories take place.
  • Draft, design and produce high quality Location Designs.
  • Create quick iterations for concept art in the various production stages.
  • Collaborate with departments and artists to meet production deadlines.
  • Work efficiently and within the established workflow.
  • Participate in creative and production meetings as required.
  • Communicate and solve problems within a production pipeline.
  • Requirements and Qualifications :

  • College degree from an accredited Animation Program or equivalent.
  • 2 years of experience as a Location Designer on an animated production.
  • Portfolio should show an aptitude for environment design, perspective, colour and composition.
  • Highly skilled using Photoshop and the ability to troubleshoot software challenges.
  • Must have a strong understanding of traditional animation and design principles.
  • Professional communication skills, able to take direction and work within a production schedule.
  • High level creative thinker with real world problem-solving skills.
  • Applicant must be a Canadian citizen and a resident of Ontario.
  • What about benefits?

  • Employees have access to our comprehensive benefit plan that includes Health and Dental coverage, Life Insurance and Travel Insurance.
  • Our Employee Assistance Program provides each employee and their family members access to free psychological assistance and counselling service in person, online or by phone 24 / 7.
  • Plan for your future by taking advantage of our RRSP plan. The longer you’re with us, the more we’ll match the amount you contribute!
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