jobby: 2D Technical Director, Guru Studio, Toronto

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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 2D Technical Director to to develop and support in-house software and tools. This position reports to the Head of 2D..


  • Develop, optimize and maintain in-house production and asset management software and tools.
  • Collaborate with production supervisors to plan and establish methodologies that meet or exceed the requirements of each production
  • Produce code that is easy to read and is well documented
  • Develop and implement training documentation, and mentoring to enhance skill-sets within the studio
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve day-to-day pipeline issues that arise during the course of production


  • Experience developing software using Python in a collaborative environment
  • Experience developing web applications using frameworks,  SQL / noSQL databases, JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience using source control software like GIT or SVN
  • Experience working with Toon Boom Harmony
  • Production experience in 2D computer animation
  • Rigging and/or Animating experience is an asset
  • Ability to find to root cause of issues and fix them

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields
  • Full-Stack development experience
  • Experience working and scripting with Adobe Products like Premiere, Photoshop
  • Experience scripting in Toon Boom Harmony

To Apply:

Please be sure to include your resume, reels, portfolios and/or blogs (if applicable) when applying.  Please include ‘2D Technical Director’ in the email subject line and apply via

Guru Studio would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Please advise us if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process. Guru Studio is an equal opportunity employer.

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