jobby: Commercial Animation Director, guru studios, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

Position:  Commercial Animation Director
Location: 110 Spadina Ave Suite 500, Toronto
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Overtime as required.

Guru Studio seeks a Commercial Animation Director.


  • Minimum 5 years experience working with brands and agencies.
  • Reel demonstrating broadcast commercial projects with an emphasis on original styles and character animation.
  • Expertise in 3D and other digital animation techniques.
  • Experience with various animation software (Maya, MAX, Mental Ray)
  • A creative individual with a clear vision and the passion to inspire
  • Proven expertise in all areas of animation: character design, modeling, rigging, animation, lighting and compositing.
  • Fun. Trustworthy. Chill.


  • Pitch concepts and liaise with clients and producers
  • Sheppard projects from inception to completion
  • Lead, motivate and inspire artists in a hands-on manner
  • Deliver and maintain highest creative vision while servicing client’s requests

To apply: Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred) to: with Commercial Animation Director in the subject line.

No phone calls please.

We are unable to return materials, so please do not submit originals. Only selected candidates will be contacted. Candidate must be a Canadian Citizen and a resident of Ontario. Guru studio is an equal opportunity employer.

Please indicate where you saw this ad in your cover letter.


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