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jobby: 3D Animator, Jam Filled, Ottawa

The 3D Animator completes assigned shots as per the show Director’s overall vision. The 3D animator checks in regularly with supervising animators regarding individual progress and with the animation producer regarding tasks and available work. This person must anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders, and perform additional duties as required.

Job Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to):

  • Complete assigned shots as per Director’s overall vision
  • Gather suitable reference material from various sources
  • Animate characters and props using Maya
  • Attend all sequence Launches and Dailies to understand the Director and Animation Director’s needs, and note required revisions
  • Revise shots as directed
  • Ensure the completion of all assigned shots within required timelines
  • Check in with supervising animators regarding progress, and with animation producer regarding tasks and available work
  • Anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any technical issues with assistance of key stakeholders
  • Perform additional duties as required


    • Completed post-secondary education in 3D animation or other related areas of study
    • Working knowledge of CG Animation Software (experience with Maya a tremendous asset)
    • Previous study of anatomy, perspective, and composition, with strong drawing skills an asset
    • Demonstrated knowledge of animation timing, posing, acting and storytelling techniques
    • Strong creative problem-solving skills
    • High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines
    • Ability to adapt working style to budget and schedule parameters
    • Ability to handle feedback and take constructive criticism well
    • Availability to work overtime during production crunch periods

      Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with “3D Animator” in subject line, to:

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