We are seeking a CG Generalist with a focus on Shading, Lighting and Rendering to join one of our 2D productions. Experience with both Cinema4D and Arnold Toon Shader is an asset.


Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning animation studio with locations in Vancouver's Mt. Pleasant Animation District, Ottawa's Hintonburg neighborhood and LA. Since its inception over 20 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created and produced numerous 2D and CG animation productions including Last Kids on Earth and Hello Ninja. Atomic is well known for its artist-friendly culture and flexible work environment. We are always looking for artists of all levels to join our team!



  • Responsible for all CG aspects required for a 2D Harmony animated production with a focus on shading and lighting.
  • Be up to date and familiar with new techniques, tools or other related software.
  • Meet deadlines as assigned by production.



  • 1+ years of industry experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent knowledge of 3D disciplines with a strong focus on shading and lighting.
  • Strong eye and inherent instincts for camera placement and coverage to make mundane scenes feel kinetic and energetic.
  • Expert knowledge of 3D pipelines and software packages such as Maya, Substance Painter & Nuke.
  • Must be able to work alone with minimal supervision.
  • Comfortable being a generalist and completing an entire shot from start to finish.
  • Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas.
  • Experience with Cinema 4D is an asset.
  • Experience with Arnold is an asset.
  • Experience with Shotgun for production tracking, submitting and publishing an asset.
  • BC Residents are preferred.
  • Currently legally able to work in Canada.





Atomic Cartoons Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Show us what you would like to contribute to Atomic by providing us with relevant examples of your previous work along with your resume and cover letter. 

We thank you for your submission; only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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