3D Animator (mid-senior and junior)

3D Animator (mid-senior and junior)

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Type: Contract
Montréal (Mile End)
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3D Animator Mid-Senior – L’Atelier Animation
3D Animator Junior – L’Atelier Animation


Status : Full time / Fixed-term contract

Annual Salary : To be discussed

Planned start date : ASAP until July 2020



L’Atelier Animation is an animation studio that specializes in the creation of 3D feature films and television series.

Founded in Montreal in 2012, L’Atelier has distinguished itself by its choice of highly creative projects to work on and its constantly evolving technological infrastructure.

At its core, L’Atelier is a place of creativity, and the studio prides itself on the talent and initiative of all its passionate artists, technicians and managers.


Job description:

The 3D Animator works under the supervision of the Animation Director and the Animation leads. They are responsible for characters, vehicles and props animation. The artist interprets the storyboard / animatic to create key-frame animation while respecting the technical requirements and the artistic vision of the project.

We are looking for talented animators for an feature animation.


– College diploma or equivalent in 3D computer graphics / 3D animation specialization;
– Minimum 2 years (junior) or 4 years (mid-senior) of working experience in 3D animation with MAYA, in a film production environment / animation TV series or visual effects;
– Strong sense of anatomy;
– Ability to interpret a storyboard;
– Ability to work collaboratively, taking direction and feedback from the Directors – effectively;
– Experience creating expressive hand and facial animation in a production environment;
– Strong knowledge of traditional animation techniques and characters movement principles;
– Rigging experience is a plus;
– Be comfortable to work in a LINUX / UNIX environment;
– Knowledge of an asset manager as SHOTGUN is a asset;
– Be a Canadian citizen or be a permanent resident of Canada and be willing to work in Montreal, Québec
– Provide demoreel showing full expert range of acting and action shots.

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