Senior Technical Animator

P4+ position - Any City in Canada - Immediate Start

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We are helping a collaborative company recruit an experienced and dedicated Senior Technical Animator to join their innovative and talented team. This full-time Technical Animator role is remote in Canada and offers an excellent salary and benefits. 

As a flexible Senior Technical Animator, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining the animation system and workflow for the animation team. You will also work with animators, programmers, designers and other team members to develop, test and maintain the system as needed. 

In your first few weeks in this technical animation role, you can expect to: 

  • Provide technical support to the team on animation tools and editors 
  • Assist in design, integration and validation of animation assets 
  • Understand all required features and functionalities of editors and tools for animation systems 
  • Participate in and guide the integration of animation assets into the game engine 
  • Coordinate and guarantee that animation features adhere to technical standards 

To apply for this Senior Technical Animator role, you will need a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience and expertise in developing multiple games is preferred. You will also require a deep understanding of animation logic and behaviour tree based on practice. Additional requirements include: 

  • Expertise in node graph, animation tree and similar engine editors and techniques 
  • A good grasp of animation principles and proficiency in character animation 
  • Experience in motion capture, developing and maintaining an animation system and workflow for the animation team 
  • Good knowledge of Autodesk Motion Builder and familiarity with 3DS Max, Maya and similar software 
  • Experience developing with scripts, such as Mel/Maxscript, Python, etc. 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, joining a welcoming and inclusive culture. 

Please reach out to Forrest at the Skillsearch team today to apply and register your interest in this remote Senior Technical Animator position in Canada at We look forward to hearing from you! 


Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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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