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Technical Animator – Montreal, Canada – Adventure Game

Location: Montreal, Canada Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #25144 Posted: 5 months ago

This vacancy is flexible on offering a full time remote contract or a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: 3rd Person Adventure Game


This successful independent video games developer has bought together a diverse team of daring creators, making unique experiences for its players through unique worlds.

A fantastic opportunity for a Technical Animator has just come available to join development on the next game in their portfolio, an intriguing and thought-provoking 3rd Person Adventure Game!


  • Substantial experience in video-game rigging / scripting as demonstrated in your reel/s
  • Knowledge of animation techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of Maya (MEL & Python Scripting)
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 desirable
  • Ability to work within an established pipeline and learn to use custom tools
  • In-depth knowledge of anatomy
  • A passion for video games
  • A diploma in Computational Arts; Computer Graphics and/or 3D Animation


  • Develop and maintain skinning and rigging pipeline and processes
  • Support, maintain, and create MEL scripts and Maya tools to ease the animator’s workflow
  • Identify development issues as they arise
  • Participate as a team member in determining various aesthetic solutions
  • Provide technical support on export and rigging Maya tools
  • Assist the animation team with day-to-day technical issues, troubleshooting, and tasks


  • Remote start
  • Support with VISA and relocation
  • Career progression avenues
  • Competitive salary
  • Great work-life balance, with minimal crunch

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call me directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214425!

Tagged as: Technical Animation

Tags: Technical Animation Categories: Animation , Creative


Jon Norfolk

Lead Recruitment Consultant

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