Guru 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 SENIOR CG ANIMATOR who are responsible for animating characters and props using Maya. This role reports directly to the Line Producer and Animation Director.
– Use a natural sense of human and non-human movement, timing, weight and balance to bring characters to life
– Track own shot assignments; report shot starts and completions to Animation Director and Lead Animator, and ensure that all assigned shots are completed within required timelines
– Animate characters and props using Maya
– Attend all animation screenings to understand the Director’s vision for each episode
– Revise shots as directed
– Check in with supervising animators regarding progress, and check in with animation producer regarding tasks and available work
– Anticipate, communicate and trouble shoot any technical issues
– A minimum of 3 years animation experience producing quality work with high-end 3D animation tools for film and television.
– Demonstrated knowledge of animation timing, posing; lip sync, acting and storytelling techniques.
– Strong creative problem solving skills and the ability to take constructive criticism well
– High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines
Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred) to: firstname.lastname@example.org with SENIOR CG ANIMATOR in the subject line.
Ontario and/or Canadian Citizenship Required. Guru is an equal opportunity employer.
Thank you for your interest in Guru Animation Studio. Hope to hear from you soon!