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jobby: Senior Animator, guru studios, Toronto

December 2, 2011

Guru studio, the award winning and internationally renowned animation facility in Toronto is looking for Senior Animators, for a number of productions including the second season of their original show Justin Time.


Natural sense of human and non-human movement, timing, weight and balance and the ability to use this to bring characters to life

Understand musical timing and how it applies to animated characters

Fanatical attention to detail

Able to work cooperatively within a creative team environment
Dependable, able to anticipate the needs of the project and team
Able to problem solve and share solutions
Willing to accept direction and be open to changes from Animation Supervisors
Minimum 6 months to 1 year professional industry experience as an Animator (junior positions); minimum two years industry experience (intermediate to senior positions), preferably with series production

Professionally conversant with Maya
Be active in remaining current and up to date with software

Able to work independently to manage own workflow and deadlines
Track own shot assignments; report shot starts and completions to producer and animation supervisor
Organize work files efficiently
Must be able to handle pressure and juggle multiple projects
Need to be efficient, reliable and self motivated with minimal supervision

Fun, trustworthy and chill

Please send only online portfolios/blogs to:

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada and *for income tax purposes applicants must have been a resident in Ontario during 2010* Guru Studio is an equal opportunity employer.

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