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Snowball VFX

3D Senior Animator

Canada - Animation – Toronto, Ontario
Department Canada - Animation
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $70,000 - $90,000

Snowball Studios is hiring 3D Senior Animators!

The Senior Animation Artist creates sequences of character performance that tell the story visually through the application of traditional filmmaking principles and character animation. Snowball Studios works within a blocking and spline pipeline for all of it's animation shows, so showcasing a clear and defined understanding of these principles is a must.


  • Provide high level quality character animation for TV series in a timely manner
  • Manage shot quota and daily tasks to update production team if any issues and delays
  • Clean up and prep final shot output for following departments in the pipeline
  • Clear communication and use of production management software to track progress and any production issues
  • Mentor junior animators in conjunction with leads to help workflow and process.
  • Work closely with technical and production team on testing assets, workflow and process.
  • Working on sequences that are more challenging.


  • A Reel that showcases character animation from professional and/or personal work.
  • At least 5 years of experience at an animation studio with proven success in a production pipeline
  • Must have a strong understanding of traditional animation principles.
  • Able to work and communicate effectively in a collaborative, fast paced environment.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Must be flexible and willing to learn.

What You Need To Know Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada as specified and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.


Snowball Studios is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from people of all genders, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and indigenous peoples. Snowball Studios is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources representative responsible for the recruitment for this position will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.


Snowball Studio thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. 


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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Canada - Animation
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $70,000 - $90,000
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