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GROW YOUR CAREER AT BARDEL STUDIOS

Whether you're starting your career or you're a seasoned professional, Bardel has a range of opportunities for everyone! Entry level roles offer employees room to develop new skills by working alongside highly-skilled artists. Mid-level and senior roles offer employees the ability to advance their careers by working on world-class shows. And no matter where you are in your career, Bardel promotes from within as much as possible.

No really! We promote our artists into lead and supervisor positions frequently because we understand that the strength of a team comes down to the individual players. If you have the drive to advance, learn and grow, Bardel is the place for you!

- Nikki Beaton, Production Manager

“Working at Bardel has presented me with many opportunities to advance in my career. I have been able to learn at an exponential pace thanks to the excellent hands-on training I have received here.”

-Chiara Cecchi, Modeler

“I moved from Italy and this is my first experience abroad. I am so grateful for the amazing help and welcome Bardel has given me. Everyone has been so kind to me and made me feel part of the family from the very first day! Working here has given me a very important opportunity, I learn so much everyday and I am already gaining a wonderful experience in my field.”

- Amy Gordin, Production Coordinator

"Working at Bardel has afforded me opportunities to continually grow and collaborate with an incredibly talented group of artists and innovators. I can finally say I've found a career path that truly excites me!"

- Jun Kumagai, Storyboard Artist

"I LOVED seeing the show; it looks amazing (I don't think I have seen 3D backgrounds done so fantastically before). I would love to join the team."

Be part of our
Community

A Community of
Awesome People

At Bardel you’ll find yourself among a flourishing community of creators who are rich in diversity, culture and talent. Our diverse and open environment encourages and accepts everyone to be their unique self. With dozens of events and activities throughout the year, we offer you the chance to meet and collaborate with your fellow colleagues!

A place to
Grow and develop

From juniors to veterans, we never stop learning. At Bardel we invest in the skills of our team members by offering Masterclasses, Lunch & Learns, Bootcamps and hands-on training material so that you can continue to deepen your knowledge and expand your skillset. Grow your network of creative peers, and take your skills to the next level at Bardel.

Pipeline
Advancement

When it comes to technology within the studio, our motto is: if it doesn't exist, build it! We are all about breaking new ground and pioneering projects which will advance technology within the animation industry. Moving towards a cloud-native pipeline & infrastructure, our development teams are given the opportunity to build exciting new features.

Life at Bardel

Life at Bardel is nothing short of exciting! From Talent shows to “Beer Friday’s” we’re always cooking up something for the team to enjoy. Creating award-winning productions is no easy task, so when we work hard, we play hard too.

Wellness and health

We make staying healthy a little easier with a variety of health and fitness perks offered to our Bardel employees. From great health insurance benefits, to free yoga classes and discounts on fitness memberships, Bardel staff members can maintain healthy lifestyles affordably.

Social

With a community of over 500 people across two studios, we make sure to provide endless opportunities for staff and colleagues to connect and collaborate. There’s always something happening at Bardel from open mic nights to summer barbecues. Our social committee organizes fun activities and parties for the whole Bardel team to enjoy!

Creative

Working at the leading animation service provider in North America guarantees to attract world-class talent. At Bardel you’ll find yourself immersed in an environment of creative masterminds, Emmy Award winners, and industry influencer's. Grow your network of creative professionals at Bardel!

Check out where
We Live

Life in Kelowna

Located 240 miles east of Vancouver, Kelowna is the largest city in the Okanagan Valley. With a mix of companies like Disney Online, Yeti Farm, and Bardel Entertainment, along with a slew of high-tech start-ups, Kelowna is fast becoming known as the “Silicon Valley of the North”. Bardel’s Kelowna office started with only four employees in 2013, and today has 82 employees and two shows in production. With the Vancouver sector's high cost of living, Kelowna is a paradise for those looking to grow their career. If you want to be a big fish in a little pond, Kelowna is the place for you.

Learn more about life in Kelowna

Life in Vancouver

Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport surrounded by mountains in British Columbia, is the epicenter of the Canadian animation industry. Whether it’s feature films, television series, games or visual effects, our city is home to nearly 50 animation and digital effects studios. From stalwarts like Atomic Cartoons, MPC and Electronic Arts, plus newcomers to the region like Sony Animation and Industrial Light & Magic, Vancouver is an international hive of creativity and opportunity. With over 30 years in business, Bardel remains one of the most trusted names in the industry.

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