Jimmy Ockey

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Animal Logic


  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


  • Jimmy Ockey has more than 15 years of experience in the Animation and VFX industry, working at a number of major Canadian studios. As Recruitment Supervisor, he helped facilitate the rapid growth of Animal Logic’s second studio in Vancouver in 2015. Overseeing a small team of recruiters, Ockey was involved in hiring crew for The LEGO Ninjago Movie, The LEGO Movie Sequel: The Second Part and now, Super Pets. Prior to this, he worked as a VFX Recruiter at Image Engine for more than 7 years, building teams for Neil Blomkamp’s District 9, Jurassic World and Game of Thrones. Jimmy Ockey began his career as an animator at Vancouver’s Mainframe Entertainment, working on episodic animation projects. With a passion to share his knowledge, he has held a variety of teaching roles within the field of animation and is currently teaching evening classes at Vancouver Film School where he helps students prepare for their transition through career prep classes.

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