Available Positions

Unreal Technical Director     

Ottawa, Canada - Mercury Filmworks is looking for an experienced Unreal Technical Director to join our team. This is an ideal opportunity for an individual with experience in cinematics and games content using Unreal Engine. We pride ourselves in creating a collaborative environment where you can not only be a part of some cutting-edge technology but will be encouraged to help create and reinvent the next chapter. This position is an excellent opportunity to live in Canada’s beautiful capital city. We genuinely believe in attracting the best and brightest for our team. We're looking for someone who shares those ideals and wants to help lead our company into the future. The successful candidate will have an exceptional track record with hands-on experience as an R&D Technical Director or with related work experience. What is different at our studio is that we are embracing Unreal Engine as “The Medium” to continue our fantastic traditional 2D character-based storytelling in the world of 3D. The goal and ambition at Mercury Filmworks is to utilize the full Unreal Toolkit, Motion Capture, Non-Photo Real Rendering, custom tools, and expressive audio to create innovative stylized

Contracts Administrator     

Ottawa, Canada - Mercury Filmworks is one of Canada's most prolific independent studios and is internationally recognized as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Mercury has helped bring to life many of the most memorable, modern animated television and film properties. This position is an excellent opportunity to live and play in Canada’s beautiful national capital area while building a career at one of the most respected animation studios in the industry. We are looking for great people that value quality, innovation, and a company with an uncompromising vision for the future of its artists and employees. The Contracts Administrator is responsible for a variety of support and administrative functions for the Company.  Reporting directly to the SVP Business & Legal Affairs, the Business & Production Administrator is expected to be reliable, proactive, and detail orientated.

Business and Production Administrator

Ottawa, Canada - Mercury Filmworks is one of Canada's most prolific independent studios and is internationally recognized as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Mercury has helped bring to life many of the most memorable, modern animated television and film properties. This position is an excellent opportunity to live and play in Canada’s beautiful national capital area while building a career at one of the most respected animation studios in the industry. We are looking for great people that value quality, innovation, and a company with an uncompromising vision for the future of its artists and employees.   The Business & Production Administrator is responsible for a variety of support and administrative functions for the Company.  Reporting directly to the SVP Business & Legal Affairs, the Business & Production Administrator is expected to be reliable, proactive, and detail orientated.

Animation Line Producer

Ottawa, Canada - Mercury Filmworks is one of Canada's most prolific independent studios and is internationally recognized as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Mercury has helped bring to life many of the most memorable, modern animated television and film properties. The Line Producer is the nexus for all day-to-day management components of the production including forward planning, budgeting, cost reporting, managing outside vendors, scheduling, and deployment of resources, and shepherding the successful interweaving of logistics, talent, and creative to achieve the best possible outcome. The Line Producer may be assigned to one or more productions and work on projects of different scopes and complexities. They play a pivotal role in bringing people together to prevent problems, address them when they are unavoidable, and enabling innovation. They are responsible for managing all aspects of the day-to-day production to ensure it is delivered on time and on

Payroll Accountant

Ottawa, Canada - We are currently seeking a hardworking, organized Payroll Accountant to join the Mercury Filmworks finance team. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, the successful candidate will work collaboratively within a modestly sized finance team and will be responsible for all Payroll-related duties.

Background Artist

Ottawa, Canada - Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking experienced Background Artists to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to work on memorable and creatively satisfying shows with over 250 of Canada’s most passionate designers, painters and directors. Help us bring colour and light to shows like the Emmy and Annie Award winning series Hilda, a new Netflix original series created and directed by Craig McCracken, plus many other exciting, yet to be announced projects from both Netflix and Disney! Give your career the creative spark it’s been needing and let’s create incredible things

FX Designer

Ottawa, Ontario - Mercury Filmworks is one of Canada's most prolific independent studios and is internationally recognized as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Mercury has helped bring to life many of the most memorable, modern animated television and film properties. This position is an excellent opportunity to live and play in Canada’s beautiful national capital area while building a career at one of the most respected animation studios in the industry. We are looking for great people that value quality, innovation and a company with an uncompromising vision for the future of its artists and employees.   Mercury Filmworks is looking for an experienced FX Designer to work for our Ottawa

Senior Character Designer

Ottawa, Canada - Headquartered in Ottawa, Mercury Filmworks® is one of Canada's most prolific independent studios and is recognized internationally as a leader in the animation industry for its benchmarks in quality, reliability, and innovation. Its production teams have helped bring to life many of the most memorable and modern animated television properties.

Senior Location Designer

Ottawa, Canada - Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking an experienced Senior Location Designer to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to live in Canada’s beautiful capital city while working on memorable and creatively satisfying shows with over 250 of Canada’s most passionate designers, painters and directors. Give your career the creative spark it’s been needing and let’s create incredible things

StoryBoard Artist

Ottawa, Canada - Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking experienced Storyboard Artists to join our team in Ottawa. This is an excellent opportunity to work on memorable and creative shows with over 250 of Canada’s most passionate animators, painters and directors. Help us bring to life shows like; the Emmy and Annie Award winning series Hilda, a new Netflix original series created & directed by Craig McCracken, plus other yet to be announced projects from both Netflix and Disney! Give your career the creative spark it’s been looking for … and let’s create incredible things

Art Director

Ottawa, Canada - Mercury Filmworks is looking for an experienced Art Director to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to live in Canada’s beautiful capital city while working alongside our creative team to inspire and lead the visual direction of a 2D production. We genuinely believe in attracting the best and brightest for our team, creating the most engaging and impressive animated productions. We're looking for someone with a proven track record of creative leadership, interpersonal skills, and animation production experience who shares those ideals and wants to help lead our company into the

2D FX Artist

Ottawa, Canada – Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking experienced 2D Special Effects artists to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to work on memorable and creatively satisfying shows with over 250 of Canada’s most passionate designers, painters and directors. Help us bring to life shows like the Emmy and Annie Award winning series Hilda, a new Netflix original series created and directed by Craig McCracken, plus many other exciting, yet to be announced projects from both Netflix and Disney! Give your career the creative spark it’s been needing and let’s create incredible things together.

Senior 2D Harmony Animator

Ottawa, Canada - Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking experienced Senior 2D Harmony Animators to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity for a unique and highly specialized animator to live in Canada’s beautiful capital city while working on memorable and creatively satisfying shows with over 250 of Canada’s most passionate animators, directors and producers. Help us bring to life shows like the Emmy and Annie Award winning series Hilda, a new Netflix original series created and directed by Craig McCracken, plus many other exciting, yet to be announced projects from both Netflix and Disney! Give your career the creative spark it’s been needing and let’s create incredible things together.  

2D Animator

Ottawa, Canada - Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking promising and experienced 2D Harmony Animators to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to live in Canada’s beautiful capital city while working on memorable and creatively satisfying shows with over 250 of Canada’s most passionate animators, directors and producers. Help us bring to life shows like the Emmy and Annie Award winning series Hilda, a new Netflix original series created and directed by Craig McCracken, plus many other exciting, yet to be announced projects from both Netflix and Disney! Give your career the creative spark it’s been needing and let’s create incredible things

Layout Artist

Ottawa, Canada - Mercury Filmworks is currently seeking experienced Layout Artists to join our team in Ottawa. This position is an excellent opportunity to work on memorable and creatively satisfying shows with over 250 of Canada’s most passionate designers, painters and directors. Help us bring to life shows like the Emmy and Annie Award winning series Hilda, a new Netflix original series created and directed by Craig McCracken, plus many other exciting, yet to be announced projects from both Netflix and Disney! Give your career the creative spark it’s been needing and let’s create incredible things together.