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Team Lead Animator – Ubisoft Toronto Inc. – Toronto, ON

Company: Ubisoft Toronto Inc.

Location: Toronto, ON

  • Full Time

Ubisoft Toronto Inc.

As an Animation Lead, you will be responsible for leading and managing the Animation team, setting objectives for both short and long term, driving Quality Standards and collaborating with Directors to deliver Ubisoft games.

Type of Position: Permanent, full-time.


  • Set and drive AAA quality standards for Toronto studio animation team
  • Collaborate with Directors to define animation style, direction and quality expectations
  • Drive the strategy of Animation pipeline, tools and processes
  • Hire, mentor and manage Toronto animation team
  • Collaborate with our internal network of Studios for animation, motion capture, audio
  • Provide daily feedbacks and direction to the animation team
  • Be a leader in pushing innovation and new ideas


  • Diploma in game-oriented 3D animation technique or any other equivalent training or experience.


  • 6+ years of experience in animation, games, film or equivalent
  • 2+ years’ experience in management role
  • Strong understanding of animation principles and fundamentals
  • Excellent artistic skills
  • Good knowledge of 3D animation software and technical constraints related to the production of video games. 3D Studio Max and Motionbuilder preferred.

Other Skills

  • Excellent leadership’s skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly organized, self-driven, and great team player
  • Knowledge on Scripting language is a plus
  • Experience in mocap directing is a plus
  • Passion for video games

We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary: $56,000 – $110,000
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package:
  • Disability Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Extended medical insurance
  • (Optional) RRSP contribution
  • Relocation assistance
  • Bonus (If Applicable)

Why Ubisoft Toronto?

Scored by The Economist as the Best City to Live, our studio is located in the trendy Junction Triangle located in West Toronto, close to TTC, the hottest bars and restaurants, and excellent coffee shops. We celebrate successes as a team at our monthly UbiBash events, and invite our families to events throughout the year including our annual Kids Holiday Party. We give back to help make our community better through our team volunteer days and fundraising activities. We hold regular game jams to fuel our team’s creativity. Ubisoft Toronto conducts annual performance reviews to help our team develop their careers and grow with our studio, and provides the opportunity for salary increases annually as part of the performance review process. Ubisoft Toronto also offers a comprehensive health benefits package, generous RRSP matching, industry education support, training and career development, flexible days, on-site Yoga and Bootcamp classes, fresh fruit, Life Drawing classes, as well as spontaneous team surprises such as Pi Day, Star Wars Day, and Halloween.

Join Us!

We hunt for talent from across the industry – seasoned experts that know what it takes to ship world-class games and the next generation of game developer all-stars. We value team chemistry and a desire to grow our studio together. If this sounds like your kind of studio, what are you waiting for? Apply to join us now!

Ubisoft Toronto is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. The studio welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.

Job Type: Full-time

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