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3D Animator
Full-time Contract
At Brown Bag Films our motto is simple: “We love animation.” In fact, we love it so much we trademarked it! ‘We Love Animation™.’ That means we put our Animators at the heart of everything we do! We are looking for an artist to join our team who shares our love of Animation and will bring with them a passion for creating high quality animated content.
• Attend animation launches, provide input and flag possible issues
• Consistently follow boards and launch notes and suggest ideas to better a scene, in line with the style of the show
• Deliver assigned scenes on schedule that are consistent in quality and style of the show
• Handle 1-2 passes of revisions as required while completing assigned quota
• Work with the animation team to ensure that scenes fit into the episode as a whole and are in line with the Director’s vision
• Work closely with the rigging team to troubleshoot and problem solve potential rig issues
• Use/manipulate available assets when needed while staying on model
• Utilize the show’s library, applying cycles and reuse efficiently
• Be accountable for correct hook ups and revisions before submitting a scene
• 2 + years of previous experience as an Animator on an animation production
• Proficient in the use of Autodesk Maya
• Strong knowledge of animation principles and able to apply them
• Solid understanding of weight and balance, lip sync, and character timing
• Able to utilize space and posing choices effectively
• Collaborative with a positive attitude, can take direction and critiques in a professional manner
• Detail oriented with the ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Creative problem solving skills, solutions oriented

Why work with us?

Perks! Perks! Perks! Not only is Brown Bag Films an amazing place full of artists, animators and creators from all corners of the industry, but we focus on helping staff grow and develop in their careers and make them long time team members. Along with a great work environment we offer first-rate health + dental benefits, summer hours, paid Health and Wellness Days, vacation periods that multiply with tenure, and more! We may love animation, but we love our employees even more!

Our Toronto office can be found in the cool and trendy Liberty Village with over 200 artists working on award winning animated children’s content. You will benefit from a competitive compensation package, interesting work and a fun/supportive work environment.

Applicants need to be legally eligible to work in Canada and have Ontario residency.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Should you require accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please let us know your requirements when contacted.