2D Animator

Posted 2 years ago

General description of duties:

Work in collaboration with design team to conceptualize and create characters, storyboards, backgrounds and layouts for animation in a 2-dimensional space digitally and/or traditionally.



  • Conceptualize and develop characters, storyboards, backgrounds and layouts.
  • Produce special effects and action graphics
  • Break down timing
  • Collaborate on large animation projects, short films or advertisements
  • Sketching, inking, colouring from concept to final
  • ¬†Implement design revisions based on client feedback/requests
  • Present final designs to clients or project lead
  • Performs other related duties


  • A degree/certification in 2D Animation and/or demonstrated equivalent skills
  • Advanced knowledge of design principles and elements
  • Advanced knowledge of principles of animation, anatomy, perspective, life-drawing, layout, background design, character design and colour theory
  • Intermediate ability to complete traditional animation
  • Intermediate knowledge and application of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Flash
  • Basic technical ability

Other duties/skills:

  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively with other team members
  • Detail-oriented
  • Time-management skills

Job Features

Job CategoryCreative

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