3D Lead animator

3D Lead animator

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Type: Permanent
Quebec city

Under the leadership of the animation director and the VFX supervisor, you will participate in project kick-offs, supervise the 3D animation team, and produce animations. You will be in charge of the quality of the animations for a project and make sure that the established budget and deadlines are met. You will also help maintain the animation vision by working in close collaboration with the director and the art directors.



  • Work closely with animators and artists to create movements, gestures and expressions for characters and items, while making sure that the project’s established direction is respected;
  • Guide, supervise and review the other animators’ work;
  • Make sure that the animations respect the project’s style and standards of quality, and make adjustments when necessary;
  • Oversee the entire animation production for a project, including the team’s productivity, the style, quality and consistency of the animations, as well as any technical limitations, while taking into account any change in priority;
  • Share your expertise, knowledge and vision with the animators and the ongoing projects;
  • Resolve creative and technical issues as they pop up;
  • Coach less-experienced animators and artists by giving them advice, support and instructions, so that they can improve themselves artistically and professionally;
  • Attend team and department meetings;
  • Any other related task, as needed.


  • A minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience in 3D animation;
  • Training in animation, visual arts, multimedia, or any other relevant field;
  • *IMPORTANT* Portfolio and/or demo (required) showcasing your diversity of style (preferably, include the URL of your website and portfolio);
  • Advanced knowledge of all aspects of 3D animation (modeling, rigging, lighting, shadows, texturing, weighting, animation, etc.);
  • Talented animator with a strong sense of weight and timing;
  • Initiative, resourcefulness and the ability to see projects through while supervising a team;
  • Experience in traditional art an asset;
  • Leadership and ability to motivate and supervise a team.



* Flexible schedule * Casual, stimulating work environment * Frequent social events * Insurance program * Group RRSP * Free monthly RTC bus pass and access to Communauto * Sick/personal days * Fresh fruit every day * Gaming/rest areas and on-site massages * Original performance bonuses * Work/family conciliation program* And more!

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