jobby: 3D Character Modeler, Guru Studio, Toronto

By Mike Valiquette

guru-job board-animationGuru studio, the award winning and internationally renowned animation facility in Toronto is looking for a 3D Character Modeler to help bring our next batch of fantastic projects to life.


  • Model appealing production friendly Characters for a television series based on 2D Designs
  • Identify problems in 2D Designs and provide well thought our solutions
  • Work with Rigging Department to generate blend shapes and pose correction shapes
  • Make sure work is completed and delivered per schedule
  • Keep current on modeling techniques and technology and propose new tools/methodologies


  • 2 -3 years experience working as a 3D Modeler.
  • Extensive knowledge in modeling polygonal objects, using Maya, 3DS Max, and/or art packages.
  • Demonstrate a strong ability to understand and interpret 2D Character Designs in 3D
  • The ideal candidate would have strong practical and digital sculpting skills
  • Ability to communicate creatively and technically to your teammates
  • Background in Animation
  • Strong 2D Skills is an asset.
  • Love for Character Animation!

To Apply:

Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred) to: with 3D CHARACTER MODELER 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.  We hope to hear from you soon!


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