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3D Character Animator

Toronto, ON

Full-time, Contract

The Role: Lumeto is looking to hire a 3D Character Animator on a contract for a project in partnership with Ryerson University. In this role you will help us process animation data coming from our motion capture stage and prepare the animations for use in an Unreal-based, VR software application.  

The contractor will be working with and managed by the Lumeto team, and paid by Ryerson University.

This position has remote and work from home options available until we can safely work in the office.


  • Cleaning up animations
  • Splitting animations into layers
  • Putting together animated sequences
  • Syncing animation to dialogue, sound effects

Essential Experience/Qualifications

  • 1+ years experience in character animation with a strong portfolio of relevant work
  • Fluent in Maya’s animation Graph editor, Shape editor, and Dope sheet
  • Understanding of animation layering
  • General understanding of game design, engines, and platforms
  • Strong animation fundamentals with a focus on human movement (timing, weight, balance)
  • Strong problem-solving skills both technical and cross-department
  • Ability to adapt to new tools and tech
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada and located in Ontario

Useful Skills & Experience

  • Experience working with motion capture data
  • Knowledge of Unreal’s Animation Blueprints

Company Description

Lumeto is an immersive learning and spatial solutions company, founded by a team of technology and content veterans passionate about the possibilities of spatial computing. Lumeto enables the future of work through its advanced XR simulation, training and skills assessment platform, Involve XR. Working with global enterprises across VR, AR and MR platforms to build, integrate and deploy scalable learning solutions, Lumeto currently operates across: health and safety, field operations and soft skill development. Visit for more information.

What We Offer

Appetite for adventure? Bored of bureaucracy? Rearing for responsibility? 

If this speaks to you, Lumeto is the place for you. We offer the opportunity to work on incredible projects with great people, break out of corporate bureaucracy and take on leadership opportunities. Our employees have a voice in our work to revolutionize the workplace and consumer entertainment with spatial technologies.

Where We Work

We work together in a new 8000 sq. ft studio in Toronto featuring a state of the art motion capture facility, located just minutes away from both Dundas West and Lansdowne Subway Stations, off the main road, our staff love our hidden XR and Virtual Production paradise.

Core Values

Our core values support teamwork and transparency that allow us to create more together than we could alone. Through ongoing learning and self managing initiative we seek to improve our skill sets, find better ways of working and ultimately deliver creative experiences that make our customers say ‘wow’!

  • Find Learning
  • Design for Wow
  • Work for Teamwork
  • Take Initiative
  • Interact with Transparency

We are an employer who values diversity and inclusion. We welcome different perspectives that come from lived experiences. Interacting with transparency is important to us in every aspect of our work. We strive for an open, honest, and effective workplace because trust is the foundation of our company. We are open to thinking differently, accommodating your needs to succeed, and straying from the conventional.

To apply, please email with the name of the position in the subject line.

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