Animation Software Instructor

Toon Boom Animation, the worldwide leader in animation software solutions, is currently seeking an exceptional Software Instructor, also known as a Solutions Specialist, to join its Professional Services team. The position involves demonstrating and providing remote training for all Toon Boom software, with a focus on traditional paperless animation. The position can include travel for trade shows, or on-site trainings. The Software Instructor will work in collaboration with the Marketing, Sales, and R&D teams to improve the quality, performance, presentation and usage of our products. The position reports directly to the Professional Services manager.

Responsibilities

  • Provide on-site and remote training & demos to Toon Boom customers around the world

  • Perform events, groups, and one-on-one product demonstrations to support Sales personnel and distributors

  • Consult with the Professional Services team to create consistent and efficient training and demo material

  • Create interesting, high-quality animations and storyboards using Toon Boom solutions to promote new features, assist Marketing initiatives, supply the Training team, and provide e-learning material summarizing the features and benefits of the product

  • Generate high-quality training videos explaining the different products' features in a language and visual manner suited to various targeted markets (professional, educational, etc.)

  • Create sample tests and assets conversion for potential and existing customers to assist the Sales team

  • Working with the Sales team, assist existing customers with production needs, including rig evaluations and animation tests

  • Stay up to date on the latest technology, software, and techniques related to animation, video editing, and multimedia

Experience and Qualifications

  • University degree or college diploma in animation

  • Two years of experience (minimum) working as an animator

  • Excellent animation and drawing skills

  • Background in traditional animation, with paperless animation production experience is essential

  • Excellent knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony and Toon Boom Storyboard Pro

  • Knowledge of Adobe CC or greater (Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash) and Microsoft Office, an asset

  • Ability to travel - with work travel experience a strong asset

  • Self-Driven; Ability to work independently

  • Strong computer skills in PC and Mac environments

  • Proficient (spoken and written) in English and French, with other languages a strong asset

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to quickly learn a wide array of software and technologies

  • Ability to work under pressure and respect tight deadlines

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team and share constructive input

  • Instructional Design skills, an asset


Company Description

Toon Boom Animation Inc., a Corus Entertainment Inc. company, is a worldwide leader in digital content and animation creation, delivering software products and services to a global community of animation studios, gaming studios, educational institutions, individual professionals and amateurs, and many other markets.

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