Technical Animation Director

Leadership Role – Sports Game – Work Anywhere in Canada

Employment Type
Salary on application

Technical Animation Director in Canada 

Do you have a world of professional technical animation experience behind you and are looking for a chance to take on a leadership position in a new role? If this sounds like you, look no further! Keep reading for more information and to apply today... 

As a Technical Animation Director at this studio in Canada, you will have the opportunity to work from any city within the country as you strive to guide the animation team throughout the project, support them with any technical needs, establish the strategy for the game, come up with solutions to complex issues and a whole lot more. 

With two decades of development on their back, this studio is set for plenty of future success with their brand-new upcoming IP! If you like the sound of working with a veteran team, you’ll be the perfect fit for this studio. 

Technical Animation Director responsibilities: 

  • Establish the technical strategy for all animation needs of the project 
  • Develop workflow tools for animation to meet production demands 
  • Provide guidance in animation, character rigs, skinning and more 
  • Resolve complex issues with technical solutions 
  • Support Animators and Riggers with technical needs 
  • Train the team on tools and techniques as well as new processes 

Essential requirements for this role in Canada: 

  • Professional experience animating realistic motion in AAA games, films or similar 
  • Professional experience with Python and creating animation scripts/tools for 3D software 
  • Understanding of motion capture pipeline, character rigging, tools development and more 
  • Able to set up and direct mocap shoots independently 
  • Stay up to date on new technologies 

Are you up for the challenge? If you think so, get in touch with Forrest today on or apply now through the form below. 

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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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