Senior Animator

We are looking for an individual who likes to make things move and who is creative and highly skilled in the world of animation. We are looking for someone who can’t just settle for your average walk cycle and who can match creative passion with a thirst to learn what’s new in animation to deliver exceptional results. Finally, you view yourself as a culture-add and look forward to bringing something new to every team you join.

Here’s what we need in this role:

  • Ensuring the delivery of world-class assets and animations for our games

  • Working with our Art Director, to design, implement, and communicate best practices to the entire art production team

  • Leading and managing asset and animation delivery pipelines for our studio and beyond!

  • Mentoring other team members in animation best practices

  • Grow with the business; stretch yourself and learn new skills and domains.

  • Have fun; we’re making games!

Got what it takes?

  • A strong portfolio that showcases your 3D animation, traditional animation in a variety of examples

  • 5+ years working in mobile game development.

  • Experience developing automated animation systems, developing tools and pipelines

  • Advanced experience with animations schematics, rigging and setups

  • Problem solves all technical issues involving animation

  • Experience with Motionbuilder, Maya and 2D animation tools.

  • A hard-working, fun-loving attitude!

  • Excellent problem solving and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to be flexible. Plans will change, you’re here for the journey as much as the destination.

What do you get in return?

  • We pay very competitive salaries according to the market - not based on where you live.  We also offer a discretionary annual bonus structure based on contribution and company performance.

  • Crunch is old school - we recognize downtime as the catalyst to brilliance.  To that end, we offer three weeks of paid vacation plus all provincial and national observances and an additional week-long shutdown at the end of year for the holidays.

  • Families matter. As veterans of the industry we recognize that it can feel like “there is never a good time to take time off.” Major life moments are more important than a build, a release or a bug. We encourage you to do life at your own pace, and we will be there for you in those important moments.

  • Your medical, dental, and extended healthcare needs are covered under our group plan.

  • Life insurance, critical illness insurance are in place to take your mind off life’s unexpected curveballs.

  • Iron Fox Games is a remote-first company.  You can work from anywhere, at any time provided your primary residence is where we are legally incorporated.  We measure results, not hours.  Expect flexibility in your schedule.  

  • At least once a year we take everyone out on a company trip to get some time to strengthen our identity as a team.

Salary range: $60,000-$90,000