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3D Animator

Squid Brain Studios is looking for talented 3D animators to work on a new 3D episodic production! We are looking for animators who love giving life to stories through characters and action. Prospective animators have a solid grasp of timing, lip sync and weight. Alongside the production’s director and co-director you will develop and implement quality animation through a collaborative team environment.

The work you’ll be doing:

  • Execute a variety of animation principles by creating the overall look and style of the characters animation in concurrence with the already established style and technical essentials.
  • Collaborate with fellow animators and production team members to meet set objectives, quotas and deadlines.
  • Ensure proper and open communication with required team members.
  • Provide support and collaborate with other animators.


  • 1–3 years of animated film and/or TV experience, post-secondary education or relevant diploma.
  • Great understanding of 3D animation processes and technologies.
  • Proficiency in Autodesk Maya and Shotgrid.
  • Clear verbal and written communication in English.

Candidates must have Canadian citizenship by birth or immigration and be residents of Alberta.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with traditional, hand-drawn animation and life drawing with strong knowledge in movement, flow and form.
  • Technical know-how with dynamics, scripting and tools.
  • Previous experience with studio library and working with a collaborative animation library of pickers, poses and cycles.

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