Head of Animation

Head of Animation

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Type: Full Time

SHED, an award-winning animation studio based in Montreal Canada, is searching for its next talented and creative Head of Animation.

We’re looking for a special individual, dedicated to their craft, artistically and technically.

Someone hands on, that will take the challenge of leading our animation team as well as participating actively to the creative direction of our studio.


SHED is a boutique animation studio with a staff of about 30 talented artists, designers and production personnel.

Over the last 15 years, we produced full CG commercials for brands such has Coke, IGA/Sobeys, Agropur, Lotto Max, North Face, Budweiser and many more.

With representation in the USA and in Canada, we are now expending our market base to produce amazing character animation projects as well as super high-end motion design advertising campaigns.

We’re seeking for an ambitious senior lead animator who’s looking for the opportunity to show his full potential and to take his career to the next level. If you’re that special one, we have the spot for you in our team.

Head of Animation main responsibilities:

  • Leading the animation team and the animation department
  • Ensuring high end quality animation
  • Hands on. Lead by example
  • Team assignments in collaboration with Head of Production
  • Project evaluation (with Head of Production and Producer)
  • Meet deadlines, budgets and contingencies
  • Ensure good communication within the team and the other departments
  • Training & integration of new CG / animation artists
  • Participate and oversee technical aspects of the animation department
  • Qualifications

  • Amazing portfolio
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to details
  • Strong sense of aesthetic
  • Strong creative ability
  • Problem solver, patience
  • Team player
  • Bilingual (English, French or others)
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    How to apply
    Please send your portfolio and application to : jobs@shedmtl.com.

    Apply now