Laughing Dragon Studios

Our Motion Designer would report to the Director of Post Production. 

The primary tasks would be to create videos from start to finish primarily using After Effects in collaboration with our animation and art teams. 

The secondary tasks would be to assist other Post Production team members if necessary and to learn and enhance skills.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Creating storyboards, animatics, style frames, rough cuts, and polished video products
  • Work with existing art assets from Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Create/manipulate assets in Illustrator and After Effects
  • Remixing music tracks and selecting sound effects for video pieces
  • Working with concept teams to visualize an idea
  • Conceptualizing outline provided by clients
  • Stay up-to-date with current trends and techniques in Motion Design and After Effects


  • Expert in After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Bonus points for experience with editing in Premiere
  • Bonus Points for Cinema 4D, Maya, Spline or Blender
  • Familiar with various codecs, encoding methods, and graphic formats
  • Strong creative and technical ability
  • Comfortable working in 2D and 3D spaces
  • Must be able to work autonomously as well as cooperatively with other team
  • Stay organized and methodical
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Will learn new techniques and skills on the job
  • Assist other members of the post production team


Starting in May 2024, we are offering a one-year contracts in studio.

  • Possibilities to extend the contract for other projects afterward

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Ad work
  • After Effects
  • Design
  • Graphics
  • Motion Design
  • Post-production
  • Studio

About LDS

Located in one of North America's largest animation hubs, Laughing Dragon Studios is a 2D animation studio in the heart of Montreal.

With a team of over 100 dedicated animators working in Toon Boom Harmony and other internally developed suites, as well as in-house editors, writers, illustrators and producers, Laughing Dragon Studios is a full-service studio. We can take any idea, story or script and develop it smoothly to the screen, no matter the platform. Laughing Dragon also has an extensive slate of internally developed IP's and concepts.

In addition to studio and producer projects, LDS works extensively in the advertising and video game industries. LDS has had the opportunity to work in the Gaming Industry, providing cut scenes, ads and more to AAA Video Game Companies like Riot Games, Blizzard, Square Enix, and more.

From concept to design, rigging, animation, voice casting, SFX, editing and more, Laughing Dragon is a one-stop-studio for anyone looking to create top-quality 2D animation, on any scale.

Our work can be found on television, in theatres and on streaming services worldwide.