CG Animator

Posted: Aug/17/2017

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 CG ANIMATORS who are responsible for animating characters and props using Maya. This role reports directly to the Line Producer and Animation Director.


  • Use a natural sense of human and non-human movement, timing, weight and balance to bring characters to life
  • Track own shot assignments; report shot starts and completions to Animation Director and Lead Animator, and ensure that all assigned shots are completed within required timelines
  • Animate characters and props using Maya
  • Attend all animation screenings to understand the Director’s vision for each episode
  • Revise shots as directed
  • Check in with supervising animators regarding progress, and check in with animation producer regarding tasks and available work
  • Anticipate, communicate and trouble shoot any technical issues



  • A minimum of 3 years animation experience producing quality work with high-end 3D animation tools for film and television
  • Demonstrated knowledge of animation timing, posing; lip sync, acting and storytelling techniques
  • Strong creative problem solving skills and the ability to take constructive criticism well
  • High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines


To Apply:

Please email resumes, reels and portfolios to with CG ANIMATOR in the subject line.

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

Please advise us if you require accommodation at any stage of the recriutment process.  Kindly notify us in advance of your requirements.  Guru Studio is an equal opportunity employer.