Lead Animator

Montreal /
Motion – Animation /
Fixed Term
/ Hybrid
Scanline VFX, propulsée par Netflix, est un leader mondial de l'industrie des effets visuels comptant 7 studios répartis à travers le monde. Fondée en 1989, nous sommes une équipe de plus de 1000 personnes composée de personnes de diverses origines et nationalités. De nos jours, Eyeline Studios, notre division de production virtuelle, repense l'avenir de la production en temps réel et propulsée par l'IA en offrant aux créateurs de contenu une flexibilité inégalée.

Rejoignez et aidez-nous à créer les pixels du futur!

Scanline VFX, empowered by Netflix , is an award-winning, global leader in the visual effects industry with 7 studios worldwide. Founded in 1989, we are a team of over 1000 made up of diverse backgrounds and nationalities. Nowadays, Eyeline Studios, our virtual production division, is rethinking the future of real-time and AI-powered filmmaking by providing content creators with unmatched flexibility.

Join us and help build the pixels of the future!

The Lead Animator is responsible for supervising the process of creating high-quality character, creature, and/or object animations for feature films.


    • Supervise the process of creating  high quality character, creature and/or object animations for feature films.
    • Work closely with supervisors and head of department to identify and solve problems, both technical and artistic.
    • Attend and actively participate in show and  department related meetings
    • Plan and provide estimates/schedules for tasks and shows .
    • Plan on the team with the Department manager and forecast any resource needs
    • Do daily rounds/reviews with the artists and providing creative solutions
    • Communicate client notes to the team.
    • Liaises with other production team members to ensure production deadlines are met


    • Degree/Diploma in animation or related field or equivalent experience (preferred)
    • Minimum (4-6) years of experience in a animation lead position on feature films (preferred)
    • Knowledge of Maya (required)
    • Knowledge of Nuke and3Ds Max (a plus)
    • Must have a strong sense of animation basics; acting, staging, posing, weight, timing and storytelling
    • Previs experience a plus
    • A good attitude and ability to smoothly change and adapt with the project
    • Background or experience in fine arts demonstrating a thorough understanding of physical motion, weight, and composition
    • Knowledge of human and animal anatomy as well as life drawing skills is desirable
    • Ability to troubleshoot/solve technical problems and escalate as needed
    • Coding /scripting experiences  in python and or mel (a plus)

Chez Scanline VFX, nous nous efforçons de fixer les normes de qualité les plus élevées dans tout ce que nous faisons. Nous nous mettons constamment au défi de repousser les limites et de dépasser les attentes. Nous valorisons la curiosité et croyons que les plus grandes idées provenir de n'importe qui. En tant que candidat, sachez que nous nous engageons à vous offrir un traitement équitable de votre candidature.

At Scanline VFX, we strive to set the highest standard of quality in everything we do. We are constantly challenging ourselves to break new ground and exceed expectations. We value curiosity and believe that great ideas come from everyone. As an applicant, know that we are committed to ensuring you receive equal treatment when applying for a career with us.