Job Postings

Interesting opportunities for animators in Calgary (and sometimes beyond). Unless otherwise noted, these postings are not affiliated in any way with Quickdraw.

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Posted Feb 01, 2022

Call for In-Between Animator: Zombie Jesus!

Apply by Feb 5, 2022, Budget is $1500, start date is immediate upon review

Looking for an in-between animator to complete 30 seconds of black and white animation with a kinetic loose scratchy line for an animation adaptation of the comic Zombie Jesus

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Posted Jan 18, 2022

EMMEDIA: Call for Submissions

Paid opportunity, submission fees may apply, submissions due Feb. 16, 2022

EMMEDIA is excited to announce their Call for Submissions for the 2022 Particle & Wave Festival!

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Posted Jan 17, 2022

CAOS: Blackfoot Language Animation

Applications due Feb. 7, 2022. Animations to be completed by March 4, 2022.

Calgary Animated Objects Society (CAOS) is producing dozens of animated shorts that support Blackfoot Language learning, and is seeking animators to participate in their creation

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Posted Jan 17, 2022

CED: Animation & VFX Growth Strategy

Proposals due Jan. 31; submit any questions to CED by Jan. 21, 2022

Calgary Economic Development invites qualified firms to submit a proposal for the development of an Animation and Visual Effects (VFX) Strategy

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Posted Dec 10, 2021

Winnipeg Film Group: Executive Director

Permanent, full-time role, $56,000 - $60,000 annually, plus benefits and potential relocation expenses

The WFG is seeking applicants for the position of a permanent, full-time Executive Director.

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Posted Dec 10, 2021

Call for Artists: Music Mile A/R Mural Exhibition

Apply by December 16; artist fees vary by contribution, with $750 for painters and animators

Inglewood Business Improvement Area and MAUD Collective, formerly known as Buds Collective, is now accepting applications for the Music Mile Augmented Reality Mural Exhibition.

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Posted Dec 10, 2021

AMAAS: Call for Residency Curator-Mentor

Apply by December 15. Position runs Jan. 15 - Jul. 15, 2022. $5,000 honorarium

The Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society is hiring a curator and mentor for a short-term contract around extended reality (XR)

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Posted Nov 26, 2021

Mia and Eric, an artist team from Calgary, Alberta, are looking for a contract freelancer.

Freelance contract for 12 months (confirmed), up to 24 months (pending funding and project revenue)

Mia Rushton and Eric Moschopedis are an artist team from Calgary, Alberta, who bring together elements of craft, performance, and cultural geography to create site-specific and socially-engaged works. They are looking for someone to work on contract who can confidently take the reins on the day to day management of our practice with an emphasis on their project 3 WOODS.

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Posted Nov 25, 2021

Call for Animators: D&D Theatre Show

Writer / director Kunji Ikeda is looking for an animator to generate images for fantastical effects for a one-week workshop to advance a new creative work for young audiences, with the generous support of Quest Theatre and Cloudsway Dance Theatre.

Writer / director Kunji Ikeda is looking for an animator to generate images for fantastical effects for a one-week workshop to advance a new creative work for young audiences, with the generous support of Quest Theatre and Cloudsway Dance Theatre.

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Posted Oct 27, 2021

AZMA Digital Projection Mapping Animator

Animation due December 1, 2021; $1,500 fee

Axis Z Media Arts is looking for an animator to create a 1-2 mins looping animation exploring the architecture and features of Memorial Park Library.

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Posted Oct 27, 2021

DEEP DIVE Unity Developer

Nov. 2021 - Apr. 2022; $15,000 flat fee

Deep Dive, an interactive 3D artwork seeking to reveal the extent of algorithmic surveillance, data collection and commodification in the everyday spaces of the web, is hiring a Unity developer for a six-month contract

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Posted Jul 26, 2021

Graphic Design Artist at Zamplo

Full-time, remote from July 19 – August 27 2021 with the possibility of extension

Zamplo is looking for a highly organized Graphic Artist to join their team.

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