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jobby: 3D Technical Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

guruGuru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world.

Our award winning and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company is looking for a 3D Technical Director who is responsible for supporting the needs of production, pipeline and toolsets. This role reports directly to the Director of Production Technology.

Oversee the development, optimization, maintenance and testing of tools used in a 3D production.
Problem solving day-to-day pipeline issues that arise during the course of production.
Create/update/add pipeline tools to enhance and streamline new and existing workflows.
Collaborate with production supervisors to plan and establish methodologies that meet or exceed the requirements of each production.
Develop and implement training documentation, and mentoring to enhance skill-sets within the studio.


-Minimum 3 years of TD experience in a CG environment
-Experience with and proven working knowledge of Maya and Nuke
-Various scripting languages, including Python (3 years minimum) and Mel
-Subversion, Mercurial or other revision control system
-Experience designing user interfaces
-Ability to work and interface with IT

-Experience with databases (MySQL, Mongo, etc.) an asset

-Experience with VRay and Shotgun an asset
-Experience with C/C++ or other object-oriented programming language an asset
-You enjoy problem solving and dislike repetition


To Apply:

Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred) to: with 3D TECHNICAL DIRECTOR in the subject line. Guru is an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your interest in Guru Animation Studio. We hope to hear from you soon.

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