Senior Animator

Cinesite Vancouver is hiring Senior Animators to join us on our creepy, kooky animated theatrical feature film, The Addams Family!

Due to time frames, please only apply if you have the right to work in Canada.


  • Work from storyboard/animatic to create feature level, key-framed animation
  • Demonstrating a strong sense of performance, posing, timing, weight, and lip sync while maintaining shot-to-shot continuity.
  • Ensure animation adheres to the style and vision set out by the Animation Director and Directors.
  • Attend animation dailies and adjust/refine animation as indicated by the Animation Director and Directors.
  • Deliver quality work in a timely manner while meeting the quota assigned.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5+ years professional animation experience working with Maya
  • Ability to interpret a storyboard.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, taking direction and feedback from the Directors effectively.
  • Experience creating expressive hand and facial animation in a production environment
  • Solid understanding of traditional animation principles
  • Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Team player
  • Enthusiasm and desire to improve your character animation skills
  • Task driven, self –motivated and proactive
  • Ability to problem solve and trouble shoot technically
  • Experience with rigging a plus
  • BC residents preferred, but not required


P.S. Our studio is built on respect and inclusion – it is a safe place for all to come to work. No jerks allowed! That includes respecting and accepting individual differences and preferences, creating equality and equity in our practices, and including everyone to create a sense of belonging. We are a work in progress and are always striving to improve.