jobby: VFX Generalist / Animated Cartoon Technician, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

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 multi talented, self driven VFX generalist to help build a library of visual FX for a smash-hit CG production television series.



  • Primary role is to add FX such as dirt, splashes, waves etc. to shots using Maya or Nuke
  • Work with the asset team to generate solutions for things without having to default to simulations
  • Work with asset team to generate canned, reusable FX that animators can use directly in their scenes



  • 2+ years experience in commercials or television is a must
  • Generalist with an intermediate rigging ability
  • Proficient in Maya 2011 or greater
  • Proficiency with NParticles is a major asset
  • Proficiency in Nuke is a major asset
  • Experience with VRay for Maya
  • A strong creative portfolio

Location: 110 Spadina Avenue, Suite 1000, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2K4
Salary: Hourly: $25.00 minimum for 40 hours per week; to be negotiated based upon experience


Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Terms of Employment: Project-based; temporary full-time

Number of positions: 1

Employment Conditions: Day
Languages: English

Education: Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training

Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.): Not required



To apply:
Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred) to: with VFX GENERALIST / ANIMATED CARTOON TECHNICIAN in the subject line.

No phone calls please. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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