Ascendion - Cinematic Animator

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📍 Vancouver, Canada
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Animator is needed in Vancouver, Canada.

Client: Ascendion

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

Contract: Contractor

Job Description:

The Client is seeking an experienced and motivated Technical Animator, with a proven track record in collaborating with peers to develop and maintain cinematic, and in-game acting animation systems. In this position, you are expected to work with our animation systems in UE5 to develop and support workflows that empower cinematic animators to achieve our animation quality goals. It is important that you have good communication skills and able to collaboratively work with peers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with peers in the design and implementation of real-time cinematics, and gameplay moments, in a manner that is consistent with studio best practices.
  • Collaborate with engineers and leads in the creation, and maintenance, of animation workflow and tools and techniques that allow the building of complex cinematic scenes and in-game acting moments, including seamless transitions to and from gameplay.
  • Write design documents and feature specifications for tools and technical animation game features.
  • Problem solve in-game cinematic and moment issues.
  • Support the cinematic animation team with any technical animation issues they may have.
  • Look for opportunities to improve our animation pipeline and provide solutions for technical animation efficiencies and issues.
  • Be a positive and creative force in the team, working in a manner that supports and encourages a diverse and inclusive culture.


  • Unreal and Sequencer experience
  • Maya proficiency


Vancouver (Onsite)

Salary Range:

The salary for this position is between $88,240 - $99,840 annually. Factors that may affect pay within this range may include geography/market, skills, education, experience, and other qualifications of the successful candidate.


The Company offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements:

Medical insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, long-term disability insurance, short-term disability insurance, and 5 personal days accrued each calendar year. The Paid time off benefits meet the paid sick and safe time laws that pertain to the City/State, 10-15 days of paid vacation time, 6 paid holidays, and 1 floating holiday per calendar year, Ascendion Learning Management System.

About Ascendion:

Ascendion is a full-service digital engineering solutions company. We make and manage software platforms and products that power growth and deliver captivating experiences to consumers and employees. Our engineering, cloud, data, experience design, and talent solution capabilities accelerate transformation and impact for enterprise clients. Headquartered in New Jersey, our workforce of 6,000+ Ascenders delivers solutions from around the globe. Ascendion is built differently to engineer the next.

About the Role:

The role is for a Cinematic Animator within the company. The Cinematic Animator will collaborate with peers to develop and maintain cinematic and in-game acting animation systems using animation systems in UE5. Good communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively are important for this role.

Posted 6 months ago

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