Business Development Manager

About Us

We are storytellers. Goldtooth is a rare hybrid of a creative agency and full-service production studio. Each member of the Goldtooth team is a master of their craft, working with some of the hottest franchises in the video game industry and feature film VFX from concept to completion. As the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades, Goldtooth attacks its projects with creativity and precision, always delivering on quality.

About the Position

You are responsible for all business development related activities at Goldtooth. You are passionate about the video game industry and enjoy working with clients to build long lasting relationships. You are a strong communicator, self motivated and driven to succeed. The Business Development Manager will be an integral member of our team.

Responsibilities

  • Continuously analyzes the industry and market trends in order to understand the type of business Goldtooth needs to grow and develop
  • Knows how to identify potential partners, define the value proposition and create a long-term relationship
  • Has a strong track record of closing deals and solidifying lucrative contracts
  • Works closely with Creative Director and studio management to create bids and finalize contracts
  • Continually develops and improves relationships with existing business partners
  • Directly responsible for driving revenue

Requirements

  • 5-8 years of experience in the video game industry
  • Prior experience in business development and/or sales
  • Understanding of to the creative process and steps of production
  • Experience creating bids and finalizing business contracts
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Extremely self motivated and driven
  • Previous experience in a management role is an asset
  • Open to travel across North America

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to recruiting@goldtoothcreative.com

Animators

About Us
We are storytellers. Goldtooth is a rare hybrid of a creative agency and full-service production studio. Each member of the Goldtooth team is a master of their craft, working with some of the hottest franchises in the video game industry and feature film VFX from concept to completion. As the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades, Goldtooth attacks its projects with creativity and precision, always delivering on quality.

 

About the Position
You are responsible for creating animated sequences of characters, objects, and cameras under the creative direction of the project lead. You have extensive work experience using, manipulation, and cleaning up motion capture data. You are proficient with Keyframe animation and strong fundamentals such as posing, timing, and pacing. When others describe you, they say you are a great problem solver with a willingness to learn new tools and pipelines. You are passionate about creating memorable cinematic sequences.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ability to take motion-captured layout and push the animation successfully to achieve proper, but embellished, body mechanics
  • Strong sense and knowledge of what needs to be done in various pipeline steps in the animation department
  • Compile motion capture data in Motion builder and animate cameras according to storyboards or set timing of sequences
  • Demonstrates leadership and takes initiative to learn new tools and skills
  • Well spoken with great communication skills willing to teach younger animators/layout artists. A great mentor.

 

Requirements

  • 1-3 years of related work experience
  • Vast experience and thorough knowledge of both Motion Builder and Maya
  • Thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • Self motivated, enthusiastic attitude and good communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team or independently at times to find the best design solutions
  • An amazing demo reel showcasing character key frame animation, motion capture data, and camera animation with a strong sense of cinematic timing and pacing.

 

How to Apply
Please submit your resume and a link to your demo reel to recruiting@goldtoothcreative.com.


Animators

About Us
We are storytellers. Goldtooth is a rare hybrid of a creative agency and full-service production studio. Each member of the Goldtooth team is a master of their craft, working with some of the hottest franchises in the video game industry and feature film VFX from concept to completion. As the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades, Goldtooth attacks its projects with creativity and precision, always delivering on quality.

 

About the Position
You are responsible for creating animated sequences of characters, objects, and cameras under the creative direction of the project lead. You have extensive work experience using, manipulation, and cleaning up motion capture data. You are proficient with Keyframe animation and strong fundamentals such as posing, timing, and pacing. When others describe you, they say you are a great problem solver with a willingness to learn new tools and pipelines. You are passionate about creating memorable cinematic sequences.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ability to take motion-captured layout and push the animation successfully to achieve proper, but embellished, body mechanics
  • Strong sense and knowledge of what needs to be done in various pipeline steps in the animation department
  • Compile motion capture data in Motion builder and animate cameras according to storyboards or set timing of sequences
  • Demonstrates leadership and takes initiative to learn new tools and skills
  • Well spoken with great communication skills willing to teach younger animators/layout artists. A great mentor.

 

Requirements

  • 1-3 years of related work experience
  • Vast experience and thorough knowledge of both Motion Builder and Maya
  • Thrive in a deadline-driven environment
  • Self motivated, enthusiastic attitude and good communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team or independently at times to find the best design solutions
  • An amazing demo reel showcasing character key frame animation, motion capture data, and camera animation with a strong sense of cinematic timing and pacing.

 

How to Apply
Please submit your resume and a link to your demo reel to recruiting@goldtoothcreative.com.


About Us

We are storytellers. Goldtooth is a rare hybrid of a creative agency and full-service production studio. Each member of the Goldtooth team is a master of their craft, working with some of the hottest franchises in the video game industry and feature film VFX from concept to completion. As the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades, Goldtooth attacks its projects with creativity and precision, always delivering on quality.

About the Position

A Motion Graphics Artist at Goldtooth must be able to work both on their own and in a team setting on a diverse array of projects. Often this position entails designing elements from scratch based on client reference and internal direction. Besides design, this position also requires great animation skills and an understanding of how motion graphics can be most efficiently plugged into a CGI or live action VFX pipeline. Most of our work needs to exist in a 3D space and so previous experience with z-depth animation and 3D cameras is a real asset. As a Motion Graphics Artist, you will work with a Director to achieve the vision of our client and report to a Producer to hit the production deliverables on time and budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing custom interfaces, motion graphics templates and 2D and 3D animations/art assets in After Effects
  • Has the ability to create and execute on given storyboards or suggest alternative designs
  • Design trained to understand typography, movement and layout
  • Supports the ideation, development and fulfillment of compelling motion and entertainment projects with an eye for quality and detail
  • Responsible for delivering projects on time, on budget, and in a professional manner
  • Contributes to the development of techniques or procedures to achieve goals in creative and effective ways
  • Has the desire and motivation to learn new tools, wherever needed, with a passion for quality, and a need to push artistic abilities to the limit

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of motion graphic design experience in a similar industry
  • Thorough knowledge, experience and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, with a primary focus on After Effects, Final Cut & Photoshop
  • 3D animation experience using Cinema 4D or 3D Studio Max or Maya
  • Exceptional design and illustration skills would be considered an asset
  • High-level editing skills; including a good sense of timing, continuity and screen composition
  • Good organizational skills. Ability to maintain a collection of source materials and assets
  • Has the ability and willingness to make necessary creative suggestions.
  • Proven, highly collaborative working style
  • Possess a strong internal desire to continually explore and improve personal design abilities and understanding
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment and work under tight deadlines is required
  • Ability to problem solve, work independently and multi-task
  • Proven ability to work as a great team member with great communication and interpersonal skills

Motion Graphics Artists

 

About Us
We are storytellers. Goldtooth is a rare hybrid of a creative agency and full-service production studio. Each member of the Goldtooth team is a master of their craft, working with some of the hottest franchises in the video game industry and feature film VFX from concept to completion. As the recipient of numerous industry awards and accolades, Goldtooth attacks its projects with creativity and precision, always delivering on quality.

About the Position
Motion Graphics Artists at Goldtooth must be able to work both on their own and in a team setting on a diverse array of projects. Often this position entails designing elements from scratch based on client reference and internal direction. In addition to design, this position requires great skills in animation and a clear understanding of working in a 3D work-space. Projects at Goldtooth are closely woven into a CGI and/or Live Action VFx pipeline, and previous experience in 3D Camera animation and rendering in Aftereffects, Cinema4D, Maya and/or Nuke is a real asset. As a Motion Graphics Artist, you will work closely with a Director to achieve the vision of our client and report to a Producer to hit the production deliverable on time and on budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing custom interfaces, motion graphics templates and 2D and 3D animations/art assets in After Effects
  • Has the ability to create and execute on given storyboards or suggest alternative designs
  • Design trained to understand typography, movement and layout
  • Supports the ideation, development and fulfillment of compelling motion and entertainment projects with an eye for quality and detail
  • Responsible for delivering projects on time, on budget, and in a professional manner
  • Contributes to the development of techniques or procedures to achieve goals in creative and effective ways
  • Has the desire and motivation to learn new tools, wherever needed, with a passion for quality, and a need to push artistic abilities to the limit

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of motion graphic design experience in a similar industry
  • Thorough knowledge, experience and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, with a primary focus on After Effects, Final Cut & Photoshop
  • 3D animation experience using Cinema 4D or 3D Studio Max or Maya
  • Exceptional design and illustration skills would be considered an asset
  • High-level editing skills; including a good sense of timing, continuity and screen composition
  • Good organizational skills. Ability to maintain a collection of source materials and assets
  • Has the ability and willingness to make necessary creative suggestions.
  • Proven, highly collaborative working style
  • Possess a strong internal desire to continually explore and improve personal design abilities and understanding
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment and work under tight deadlines is required
  • Ability to problem solve, work independently and multi-task
  • Proven ability to work as a great team member with great communication and interpersonal skills

How to Apply
Please submit your resume and a link to your portfolio and/or demo reel to recruiting@goldtoothcreative.com.