Positions Available

APRIL 13TH, 2018


POSITION STATUS: Temporary 13 months, Full-Time
DIVISION: Creation & Innovation
DEPARTMENT: Animation Studio English Program
SALARY RANGE: 5 – $ 45 382 TO $ 55 194 (revised)
LOCATION: Montreal

Are you passionate about great storytelling, about exploring the issues that matter, about pushing the boundaries in new audiovisual experiences? So are we. As Canada’s public producer and distributor, the National Film Board has been telling the country’s stories and pioneering breakthroughs in virtually every field of audiovisual content since 1939. But to do this, we need a team that truly reflects the richness and diversity of Canada. If you’d like to be a part of this team—and part of the NFB’s incredible legacy—we’d love to hear from you.

The incumbent provides production coordination support to the Studio Administrator, Producers and production team.  In consultation with the Producers, manages all production schedules, coordinates production logistics, assists the Digital Imaging Specialist in daily studio operations and production needs, and assists Executive Producer and Centre Administrator in special projects.

  • Attends pre-production meetings and assists in the preparation of budgets, production schedules and other production needs.
  • Assists in daily studio operations by managing: production schedules, animation, compositing, rendering, offline and online needs and related employee’s time sheets or services contracts.
  • Assists Digital Imaging Specialist in the management of production suites, equipment, software licences and workstations.
  • Manages Production Tracking Tool.
  • Reports regularly to the Producers, Studio Administrator and Digital Imaging Specialist on each production’s progress.
  • Coordinates logistical aspects of productions including work stations, materials, and travel arrangements.
  • Liaises with IT on all studio needs.
  • Purchases materials, equipment and software, and completes purchase orders in Oracle as required.
  • Coordinates production and delivery of assets from non-production requests or special projects as needed by Executive Producer.
  • Assists Centre Administrator in the coordination of FAP projects.

  • At least three (3) years of relevant experience in animation studio and/or post-production studio coordination, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of the steps involved in animation production, including analogue techniques, compositing, vfx, rendering, offline editing, online editing, programming for digital components, etc..
  • Knowledge of the different types of shooting equipment (camera, lights, green screen), software (Maya, XSI, Nuke, CS3, etc.) and technical services required for producing animation.
  • Fluent in English and French (written and spoken). 

  • Good sense of organization and judgment.
  • Attention to detail, good communication and time management.

Interested candidates with the above qualifications are invited to apply in writing, including a copy of their résumé to, BY APRIL 26th, 2018, citing competition number: CM-00021384.

As part of its employment equity policy, the NFB gives special consideration to applications from all qualified candidates belonging to any of the following groups: Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability and visible minorities.

Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.