2D FX Artist – Boulder Media – Dublin

2D FX Artist
Boulder MediaDublin

The 2D FX Artist will create natural phenomenon eg splashes, lava, water, fire, explosions, magic etc. in a 2D format.
Knowledge of ToonBoom is not essential but is a big plus.

The 2D FX Artist must demonstrate experience, comprehension and a knowledge of 2D classical special effects animation.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


  • Liaise and communicate closely with the Art Director and Animation Director.
  • Use creative problem solving to create desired EFX.
  • Organize and manage your own work & files efficiently according to production structure.
  • Ensure work is completed on schedule and to production standards.
  • Review workload & communicate any issues to the Production Team.
  • Reuse existing Effects where necessary.


  • The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate knowledge of 2D classical EFX animation.
  • 3+ years working in Special Effects animation on a 2D animated series.
  • Knowledge of ToonBoom software in a production environment is a plus.
  • Solid drawing skills.
  • Ability to work alongside and communicate with a talented and diverse production team.
  • Effective and professional communication skills.