Job Posting


Salary: $26.00 - $60.00/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: None
Positions Available: 8

NOC Group: Graphic Designers and Illustrators (5241)
NOC Job Title: 3D Animator
Expires in 18 days
Expires: 2018-06-09
Last Updated: 2018-04-26

Job Number: 462574

Job Location(s)

580 Granville St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 1W6, Canada

Job Description


Reporting to the Animation Supervisor, the animator is responsible for expediting high quality character/creature/object animation for feature films.


  • Work under the direction of the Animation Supervisors and Animation Director to create high quality animation
  • Be accountable for incorporating a high level of quality in each scene
  • Work with other animators and supervisors to identify and solve problems, both technically and artistically
  • Liaising with other production team members to ensure production deadlines are met.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience an asset.
  • VFX production experience with Live-Action “realism”. (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Maya, (required) Nuke, 3Ds Max, photoshop, zbrush (preferred)
  • Must have a strong sense of animation basics, acting, staging, posing, weight, timing and storytelling as well as staying on model
  • Strong understanding the language of the camera; framing, perspective, lenses, coverage, continuity, camera movement, blocking, etc.
  • Possess a strong understanding of the principles of animation
  • Solid animation grounding, preferably action oriented; previs experience a plus.
  • Solid camera animation work (laying out shots, staging, using film cameras or on-set experience)
  • A good attitude and ability to smoothly change and adapt with the project
  • Background or experience in fine art which shows a thorough understanding of physical motion, weight, balance
  • Knowledge of human and animal anatomy as well as life drawing skills desirable
  • Ability to debug technical problems and follow up for assistance if required

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance


How to Apply

Expiring: Jun 09, 2018