3D CG Senior Animator and Animators Needed – Animator Jobs

Position Description: Senior Animator and Animators needed

Reports to Supervising Animator and Head of Animation

Position Description and Requirements:

Previous study of anatomy, perspective and composition.

Demonstrated expert knowledge of timing, acting, posing and lip-synch

Previous work should reflect a strong understanding of character personality, movement and storytelling.

Expert knowledge of Maya

Ability to meet tight deadlines

Demonstrated success at working at CG Feature level quotas and quality

Strong problem solving skills and ability to present solutions in order to meet quotas required

Clear communication style – open and responsive

Ability to work in a collaborative environment, taking direction from the Supervisor and feedback from Directors(s) as necessary.

Post graduate diploma in classical or 3D Animation

5+ years character animation on CG Feature Films

About the Film

Gnomeo and Juliet — distributed by Miramax Films — is an animated picture directed by Kelly Asbury (Shrek 2), produced by Baker Bloodworth, David Furnish, Steve Hamilton-Shaw and with songs by Elton John and Bernie Taupin. Now in pre-production.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume indicating which position you are applying for to:


We thank everyone for their interest in advance, but given the high volume of response we will be unable to reply to everyone in person. No phone calls please.

About Starz Animation, Toronto

Starz Animation, Toronto, one of Canada’s leading 3D animation studio for breakthrough digital production. Starz Animation, Toronto has gained a reputation for its commitment to excellence in high-end digital animation. By utilizing proprietary software technology, Starz Animation, Toronto, continues to advance its character animation and continually raises the bar in CGI animation production by offering the most high-end technology and visual tools available including; Maya, Inferno, Fusion, Mental Ray, Syflex, Real Flow, and Qube on a variety of platforms. Our artists’ creative skills are showcased in an ever-expanding body of work in feature films, direct-to-video productions, prime time and children’s CG animated series.

As part of Starz Media, Starz Animation, Toronto, has partners in development, production, and distribution of entertainment: Starz Home Entertainment/Anchor Bay, Starz/Encore, Film Roman, Manga and Vongo. As such, Starz Animation, Toronto, has the capability to distribute its programming to consumers however and wherever they want to watch: in theatres, on DVDs, via cable or satellite, on broadcast stations and over the internet in both the domestic and international markets.


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