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We have posted a small sample of the positions available at Tactic Studios. Please see https://www.tacticstudios.com/careers.php for all available positions.

We are looking for a talented 3D Animator to join our team and bring characters to life for a brand new IP published by Square Enix. It is a multiplayer, third-person game with a contemporary setting.

A successful candidate will be a skilled and motivated animator with a combination of technical skills and the ability to create engaging, lifelike character animations.

Candidates local to Ontario, Canada are preferred, but this is not a requirement.

NOTE: For the foreseeable future, all positions at Tactic Studios will be performed remotely, working from home. We are flexible to accommodate the unique needs you may have to ensure a productive, healthy work environment under the present circumstances.


  • Create full body animations for in game character actions and real-time cinematics.
  • Create compelling and expressive facial animations.
  • Work with animation programmers to create realistic, yet functional game-ready actions.
  • Modify animations based on artistic or technical feedback.


  • Expertise creating 3D animations in 3DS Max or Maya.
  • Keen understanding of how to create first person and third person gameplay animations.
  • Comfortable creating a full sets of movement animations for biped humans, quadripeds, birds, and a variety of other creatures.
  • Comfortable producing cinematics that involve interactions between multiple characters.
  • Able to produce a full range of facial expressions and realistic lip synchronization using morph targets / blend shapes.
  • Motivated self-starter with exceptional creativity and strong communication skills.
  • Passionate about developing high quality video games.

Bonus Skills

  • Familiarity with motion capture hardware and software.
  • Experience with Motionbuilder.
  • Experience using modern 3D game engines such as Unreal or Unity.
  • Experience with rigging, skinning, and scripting.

How to Apply

You will need to provide:

  • Portfolio or demo reel demonstrating several character animations you have created. (required)
  • Resume detailing your experience. (required)
  • Cover letter. (preferred)
  • References. (preferred)

Send the aforementioned items either by link or as an attachment to jobs@tacticstudios.com, subject "3D Animator".

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