Cinematic Animator

Established Multimillion Selling IP - Rapidly Growing Indie Studio - Flexible Working and Schedule

Job Type
Salary on application
12 days ago

Do you have animation experience, and are you seeking a new job in Toronto, Canada? If so, we want to hear from you! Skillsearch is helping a gaming company find a full-time Cinematic Animator, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.

As a talented Cinematic Animator, you will be responsible for a wide range of tasks and should expect a variety of issues and challenges across various areas of the game. You'll work directly with studio management, animators and producers to bring characters alive and realize the cinematic vision for the company's games.

In your first few weeks in this Cinematic Animator role, you can expect to:

  • Animate complete cinematic scenes
  • Accomplish realistic results that create memorable scenes and trailers
  • Work with the animation department, other artists and producers to certify cinematic quality and deadlines
  • Be responsible for character animations in cinematic elements of the game and marketing material
  • Collaborate in a multi-disciplinary team to create the best player experience possible

To apply for this cinematic animation role, you will need at least 3 years of professional animation experience. You will also require the following:

  • Working experience in Maya and Motion Builder
  • Expertise in animation reels demonstrating a relevant and high-level animation skillset
  • An understanding and passion for video games
  • Experience developing AAA titles on multiple platforms (ideal)
  • Practical knowledge of programming languages such as Python and C#/C++ (preferable)

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package.

To apply for this full-time Cinematic Animator job in Toronto, please get in touch with Daniel Everett at Skillsearch today at Please refer any friends or colleagues for this role or direct them to our Careers page on our website.

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Daniel Everett

Game Art Consultant - North America

Dan works with Joe and his team working to find the best Game Artists in North America the job they’ve been waiting for! He’s a big gamer himself, so you can be sure you’re in good hands if Dan’s looking after you, just don’t bring up Deathtrap Dungeon as playing that game on PS1 many years ago has left him scarred for life! Get in touch with Dan for Art opportunities in North America.

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