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Our Values

At Guru, quality, original thinking, and respect for our artists are at the core of our values:

  • Purpose

    We move with intention and pivot when needed. We achieve success by setting clear goals that everyone can believe in.

  • Empowerment

    Our leaders are given the freedom to ideate and execute. We reward achievements and make sure everyone has access to coaching and support.

  • Inspiration

    We motivate each other to become masters of our craft, always in pursuit of finding new ways to spark joy with our work.

  • Integrity

    We’re humble, yet confident. We lead by example and hold ourselves accountable to each other and our work.

  • Courage

    We take creative risks, push boundaries and challenge the status quo. We aren’t afraid to make mistakes - we embrace failure as an opportunity to learn.

  • Transparency

    We communicate with clarity, candor and context. We share feedback to help each other rise up.



    We invest in our artists and the tools they need to create work they can be proud of!


    We carefully select projects that will inspire our artists and bring joy to audiences!

  • supportive Culture

    We foster togetherness by hosting holiday parties, movie nights, and art jams!

  • extensive Benefits

    We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including health, life, dental, vision, and mental health benefits!

  • Hybrid WORK Model

    We offer remote work paired with opportunities to collaborate in person at our downtown Toronto studio!


    We offer artist training programs, yearly performance reviews, and master classes!

  • Flexible work hours

    We provide flexible work hours with an emphasis on work/life balance!

  • Guru Gives COMMItTEE

    We have our own employee-led philanthropic committee dedicated to supporting our community!

TALENT Acquisition


  • Sue Jung

    Head of Talent Acquisition

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Huan Tang Rigger, Guru Studio
Dave Go Senior Designer, Guru Studio
Holly Jaeger Animator, Guru Studio
Don Carlo Alvir Animator, Guru Studio
Em Kessler Designer, Guru Studio
Andy Llactahuamani Junior Pipeline Technical Director, Guru Studio
Mario Positano Program Coordinator & Digital Tools Professor
John JH Lee Professor, Digital Visual Effects & 3D Animation
Gary Chapple Professor, Animation
“I am so proud of being a part of an amazing production and have learnt a lot from these talented people. It is a priceless experience.”
“Being a part of the Guru team has allowed me to teach, learn, grow, and connect with people I consider wonderful friends. I enjoy working with everyone knowing that we are building something that we can all be proud of!”
"Knowing that I get to work with such kind, helpful, and immensely talented people is what makes working here so enjoyable. Plus, animating cute little pups everyday is an added bonus!"
“Guru is incredible at bringing talented artists together and working collaboratively to bring amazing projects to life!”
“Not only has Guru given me the chance to work on amazing productions, but it has allowed me to do so with so many talented and inspiring people! There are always opportunities to keep learning here.”
"Working at Guru has been such a great experience. I'm a part of a technical team that I've learned so much from. And I love that my job involves supporting artists to create amazing creative content"
"Guru has been a long time partner, advisor and friend of Sheridan’s Animation program. We're grateful for their contributions to our program. Many alumni gain valuable and beneficial employment at Guru and return to Sheridan to share their wealth of experience with our students."
"Throughout our partnership, Guru Studio has consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence, a willingness to share industry insight, and a passion for fostering opportunities for our students."
"Since our Animation program started two decades ago, it’s been a dream of our students to work at Guru. They’ve hosted our graduating students on tours along with numerous online presentations and workshops, which have always left the students buzzing with excitement."


Yes! A General Application posting is available on our site. We’d love to hear from you!

We appreciate you submitting a cover letter but it’s not mandatory. Demo reels and portfolios are essential and must be submitted if you’re applying to any artistic role at Guru.

Unfortunately due to the overwhelming number of applications we receive, we’re unable to reach out to everyone nor provide individual feedback or updates. Only those considered to be a strong match for the position will be contacted by our Talent Acquisition team to discuss next steps.

If a specific format is required, it will be listed on the job posting. Otherwise, please ensure all online links are working and accessible, and any passwords are shared with our team for files that are password protected.

Due to the complex and lengthy process to obtain a work permit, we do not provide any sponsorship. For more information on how to apply for a valid work permit or to obtain valid status to work in Canada please visit here.

Yes! While every production has different hiring requirements and some may be limited to hiring only residents of Ontario, that should not stop you from applying to work at Guru, as we’re always looking for talented artists to work across our many productions.

We love new ideas and concepts that could become the next big hit! Please reach out to our development team before submitting any idea or concept to go through our formal pitch process [email protected].

Yes! We offer extended health care and dental to our employees including physical and mental wellness support. Other supports are also available, and all the details are shared on your first day of employment.

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Accessibility Statement

Guru is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where ‎employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has ‎the ‎opportunity to realize their potential. Guru strives to respect the dignity and ‎independence of people with disabilities and is committed to giving them the same ‎‎opportunity to succeed as all other employees.


Accommodations are available ‎throughout ‎an employee’s employment at Guru, and if you have a disability ‎you may request ‎to be accommodated at any time. Guru will work with all employees to ‎‎accommodate individual accessibility needs to the point of undue hardship.