jobby: Series Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

guru-job board-animationGuru is a Toronto-based entertainment company known for its top-tier animation quality and award winning content such as: Justin Time, Dinopaws and PAW Patrol. Our exceptional work is produced by artists at the top of their game striving to be the best in the business, and we’re always on the lookout for like-minded talent to join our team!

Guru is looking for a talented SERIES DIRECTOR to provide a strong creative vision and lead a team of artists on one of the top preschool shows in the world.

Responsibilities:

Bring passion for producing cutting-edge content

–      Oversee and lead all creative departments of the production including: Scripts, Design, Storyboards, Animation and Post Production.

–     Ensure the high quality of the show is maintained

–     Inspire all team leads to set the bar for production quality

–     Work closely with Producer and Client to meet defined milestones and deadlines

–     Communicate vision in a clear and professional manner to production team in reviews and meetings

Requirements:

–      Director experience on multiple animated series or films

–      Strong storytelling, humour, and communication abilities

–      Able to visually communicate ideas through design and storyboard

–      Strong understanding of the principles of animation including timing

–      Understanding of animation and production pipeline (CG pipeline experience is a plus)

–      Portfolio or reel to showcase direction abilities

 To apply, please send your resume and a link to your online reel/portfolio (vimeo preferred) in confidence to hireme@gurustudio.com with DIRECTOR in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!

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