Technical Animator - Cinematic

Animation | Montréal, Québec, Canada



Reports to: Technical Director, Cinematic

Permanent – Full-Time  



What you will do  

  • Integration of cinematic and event animation into the game engine;
  • Work in collaboration with the game design team to achieve the desired level of emotion and execution;
  • Support animators with the integration of their animations into Unreal as needed;
  • Compile and submit reports for suggested technical solutions or new pipelines;
  • Compile and submit reports for suggested technical solutions or new pipelines;
  • Be able to analyze and understand a level design;
  • Work closely with programmers to conduct prototyping and technical evaluation efforts;
  • Support the technical work of the animators in Motion Builder and Maya;
  • Adapt to and participate in the constantly changing workflows and communicate new information to the animators;
  • Provide workflow improvement tools, such as scripting functionality (Python, MEL, etc.), process documentation and "How-To" Wikis;


What you bring  

  • 3 years of experience in the 3D animation industry, preferably in video games, with experience in published AAA games;
  • Completion of at least one video game production, preferably next generation;
  • Formal education in 3D animation, education in 2D;
  • Be rigorous, autonomous and flexible;
  • Experience with game engines such as Unity, Unreal or other;
  • Excellent understanding of the technical aspects of game animation and their creation in Maya/MotionBuilder;
  • Ability to communicate well with animators, coders, programmers and level designers;
  • Understanding of game development;
  • Design and prototyping of logic systems;


Why join us?  

  • Flexible work schedule: because unexpected events are part of life when you are sick or need personal days; 
  • Hybrid work: because we have adapted to the new reality;  
  • Access to Groupe insurance: To take care of yourself and your loved ones; 
  • Access to Groupe RRSPs: we think about your future;  
  • Access to a telemedicine service for the family: to avoid a pleasant 24hours in the emergency room; 
  • Bonus system: we recognize the work accomplished. 


Come and create emotion with us!  


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