jobby: 3D Rigger, 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 Rigger to help bring our next batch of fantastic projects to life.


  • Use available studio tools to rig characters and props
  • Rig characters and props that support the show’s design aesthetic
  • Design control mechanisms that are simple and intuitive for animators
  • Work collaboratively with design, layout and animation leads to meet the needs of the production
  • Model / Transfer blendshapes for secondary characters
  • Stay on top of new tools and methods for rigging on an animated series
  • Make sure work is completed and delivered per schedule


  • In depth knowledge of Maya rigging
  • Strong secondary abilities in modeling
  • Functional knowledge of Maya shader networks and UV placement
  • An understanding of cartoon animation principles and how they apply to rigging
  • Ability to automate tasks with MEL or Python is an asset
  • Production experience is an asset

To Apply:

Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred) to: with 3D RIGGER 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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