Fueled by the vision of its President & CEO Travis Knight, feature film animation studio LAIKA was founded in 2005. Located just outside Portland, Oregon, LAIKA was awarded a Scientific and Technology Oscar® for its innovation in 3D printing in 2016. Its five films - Missing Link (2019); Kubo and the Two Strings (2016);The Boxtrolls (2014); ParaNorman (2012), and Coraline (2009) - were all nominated for Oscars® and PGA Awards as Outstanding Animated Film. Missing Link was the first LAIKA film to win the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature and two VES Awards, for Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature and Outstanding Animated Character, and received 8 Annie Award nominations. Kubo received an Oscar® nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects and the BAFTA Award, as well as winning three Annie Awards, the National Board of Review's Best Animated Feature citation, and 19 regional and critics’ group awards. The Boxtrolls earned Critics’ Choice and Golden Globe Award nominations and 13 Annie Award nominations, more than any other film that year. ParaNorman garnered BAFTA, Critics’ Choice, and GLAAD Media Award nominations, won two Annie Awards, and was cited as the year’s best animated film by 14 critics’ groups. Coraline earned Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Critics’ Choice nominations and was named one of the year’s 10 Best Films by the American Film Institute (AFI).'
LAIKA is a place where you have the freedom to enjoy what you do. It's a work in progress, where you'll mold your own career and still have time to enjoy all that one of the most livable cities in the U.S. has to offer. Are you ready to collaborate, innovate, and make your mark at LAIKA?
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