Senior Animator


Warner Bros. Entertainment Group

Position Type

Full Time


Game Development/Publishing


Canada - Quebec - Montreal

Posted Date

Feb. 04, 2020

Req Number


Opportunity Overview

About WB Games Montreal

Since its launch in 2010, WB Games Montréal has more than 300 employees and continues to grow and recruit additional talents. Working with some of Warner Bros. Studios’ biggest brands, including DC Entertainment, the studio is dedicated to developing triple A videogames .


WB Games Montreal, a division of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE), seeks an Senior Animator. The Animator will work closely with the Lead Animator & Animation Director to maintain and create high quality animations for real time game movement to support gameplay. Assists Lead in helping define process and pipelines along with aesthetic goals. This person will be expected to work closely with other departments such as design / programmers & verify their work in engine.

Job Responsibilities

· Skillset to create high quality animation assets for AAA Games that:
o Fit the style and aesthetic of the game
o Maintain the movement style of the game and character personalities
· Good communication skills to both fellow team members & other departments
(Programming, Tech, Production etc…)

· Ability to participate and offer creative input on assigned tasks
· Understanding of the Animation Pipeline and Workflow


Work Experience Requirements

· 2 years of industry experience
· Brings high level of artistic / animation accomplishment to the solution of artistic problems.
· Proven excellence in realistic hand keyed and mocap animation.

Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification

· BAC in a related field

Knowledge Skills

· Preferred experience with: Maya & Motion Builder
· Experience in a game engine preferably Unreal.
· Excellent key frame and mocap animation skills.
· Good understanding of animation theory and technique.
· Good understanding of game development process and limitations.
· Experience and understanding of character and animation pipelines and character setup.
· Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
· Able to work well under pressure and deadlines with minimal supervision.
· Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
· A positive attitude and a desire to bring new ideas to the team.
· Passion for making and playing great games, with an awareness of current titles and industry trends.

Other Requirements

· Portfolio/Demo Reel
· Referrals (If possible)

Benefits : group insurance, RRSP, eligibility to an annual bonus and salary revision
Workplace: 888 de Maisonneuve Est, Montréal
Language: English and/or French. Basic understanding of French
Salary : 70/85K

Management has the right to add or change duties and job requirements at any time.