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Copernicus Studios

Halifax, Nova Scotia - Canada
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2D Animator Animate CC


2D Animator – Animate CC (Flash)

(Full-time, Fixed term Contract)


Copernicus Studios, Halifax Nova Scotia! Small town feel with big city amenities. Only minutes from the surfing beaches or the hiking trails. East coast living at its best! Industry veterans and new grads working in a collaborative environment focusing on learning and career growth! 


We’re looking for skilled animators with strong drawing skills, and a great sense of timing and acting alike to help bring our amazing productions to life!



Reporting to the Animation Supervisor, the 2D Animator is responsible for completing the main storytelling poses. Using the storyboard as a guide, the 2D Animator will be completing the movement animation for assigned sequences.


·         Responsible for taking the approved characters/props for assigned scenes and positioning them in the key poses for animating

·         Creation of breakdown drawings and adding in all the in-betweens

·         Animating any additional settles and follow-through needed to polish

·         Finalizing the animation including any clean-up and color

·         Working closely with the Animation Supervisor on assigned scenes, paying close attention to hook-ups, character personalities, staging, timing, and appropriate acting choices.

·         Incorporation of all notes from the Animation Supervisor, while working collaboratively with other animators under a strict schedule.



  • Degree or Diploma in Traditional/2D Animation or technical training coupled with experience
  • Experience in 2D Character Animation for television, film and/or a demo reel displaying the required skills
  • Impeccable understanding of Animation Principles
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Applicants must be willing to relocate to Halifax, Nova Scotia


Please apply by submitting your Resume and link to your portfolio. For more information about our company, visit 


We thank all applicants for their interest.  However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.