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2 May 2021

Full-Time 2D Producer

Guru Studio – Posted by gurustudio Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Guru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character-driven stories to screens around the world.

Our award winning, and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company, is looking for an experienced 2D Producer who will work with the Director on an original series and lead a diverse team of artists to deliver a high quality project on budget and schedule.  This role reports directly to the VP of Production.


  • Responsible for production work being executed by internal resources as well as external partner studio
  • Manage production budget and schedule to meet delivery and financial requirements
  • Negotiate contracts with staff, artists and all other outside vendors/suppliers
  • Inspire and motivate a large creative team & ensure all departments achieve production milestones
  • Proactively and clearly communicate production status to internal executives and external partners
  • Escalate issues in a timely manner
  • Manage and delegate to Production Manager and Production Coordinator
  • Support the Director and Creator’s vision for the series
  • Manage and attend cost report meetings


  • 5+ years in a Producer role preferably for a 2D TV series or feature
  • Experience working with co-production and/or outsource studios is a must
  • Extensive knowledge of all aspects of 2D animation pipeline, budgeting & production
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong leadership and motivational ability
  • Excellent communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills
  • Innovative, and solution focused with a track record of bringing shows in on budget & schedule

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience dealing with WGC & ACTRA
  • Experience working in development or launching new series
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant equivalent

What We Offer

  • Full benefits
  • State-of-the-art open concept facility
  • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
  • Various activities, team-building events and parties
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Flexible work hours
  • Healthy and fun snacks
  • Masterclasses and training sessions
  • Referral program

Why Join Guru?

  • We believe that creativity and quality are paramount, and we select projects that allow us to grow creatively.
  • Creating fun is part of our brand! It’s time to be a part of an environment that nurtures your creativity, forward thinking vision, and an innate entrepreneurial spirit!

Guru is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that celebrates the diversity of its employees. We are dedicated to employment equity and welcome applications from people from all Indigenous groups, races, religions, genders and people with disabilities.

We are committed to providing an accessible candidate experience during our recruitment process and are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where candidates and employees feel valued and respected. Guru strives to respect the dignity and independence of people with disabilities and is committed to giving them the same opportunity to succeed in the recruitment process as all other candidates. If you have a disability, you may request to be accommodated at any time. Guru will work with all candidates to accommodate individual accessibility needs to the point of undue hardship.

Please submit your CV and cover letter (optional) in English along with any applicable demo reels and portfolios.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.  Your CV will be saved in our files.

Please advise us if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process. Guru Studio is an equal opportunity employer.

If you want to know more about us please visit

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Job Categories: Production. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: animation and production.

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