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DHX Media Recruiting AFX Artist & Animation Supervisor

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AFX Artist – 2D

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced AFX Artist to join our team!

The role:

We’re looking for an AFX Artist for an Animation (Flash) series. The AFX Artist will design effects which are production-friendly and efficient, while maintaining a high artistic standard. The successful candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively with different departments within a fast-paced production environment.

You will get to work on…

Collaborating with Directors, Supervisors and IT to design and create the requested style of AFX
Communicating with various departments for required assets and input
Finding a balance between your creative needs and technical resources available
Performing artistic tasks and use creative problem solving to produce desired AFX
Organizing and managing own work and files efficiently
Ensuring that all production deadlines are met while producing work at a quality level in keeping with production requirements
Reviewing workload and communicating any issues to Director and Producer
Utilizing Flash and AFX capability to complete other production tasks as requested

You will be a great fit on our team if…

Ability to work alongside and communicate with a talented and diverse production team
Ability to manage additional production tasks and responsibilities when required, while maintaining own production targets
Drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
Effective and professional communication skills

Specific skills we’d love to see…

2+ years of experience working within a 2D animation production environment
Proficiency in Adobe After Effects and Flash is a must
Experience in creating particle effects in After Effects using 2.5D cameras, and working with Boris – Particle World, Boris – Particle System 2, Digieffects Damage, and Mocha, is desired
Demonstrated experience, comprehension and knowledge of classical animation, character animation, and lip-syncing
Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Animation

Why work at DHX Media?

DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required

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Animation Supervisor (Flash) – 2D

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?

Dhx Media – Vancouver Is Looking For An Experienced Animation Supervisor To Join Our Team!

As The Animation Supervisor, You’ll Be Spearheading The Animation On Our Brand New Adorable Flash Project Featuring Cute Characters, Exciting New Adventures, A Little Humour And A Whole Lot Of Fun! Working Alongside The Directors Whilst Leading A Team Of Awesome Artists, You’ll Ensure That The Quality Of Animation Is Up To Studio Standards And Help Us Take This Show To The Next Level!

What You’ll Get To Do:

Oversee All Episodic Animation, From Scene Assignments And First Takes, To Final Qc
Review Episodes With Directors And Take Notes In All Review Sessions Throughout Production
Guide And Develop A Team Of Artists To Create The Requested Style Of Character Animation For The Production
Communicate Required Revisions To Animators And Revisionists
Evaluate The Continuity And Flow Of All Episodes And Ensure That The Expected Quality Of Animation Is Met
Work Closely With The Production Team To Proactively Flag And Problem-solve Any Potential Issues
Meet Production Milestones And Deadlines And Motivate Your Team To Do The Same
Other Projects And Tasks As Required

What You Bring:

2+ Years’ Experience As A Flash Animation Supervisor
4-6 Years’ Experience Animating In A 2d Production Environment
Excellent Proficiency In Flash Cc Is Required
Degree/diploma From A Recognized Animation School
Ability To Motivate, Mentor And Coach A Talented And Diverse Crew
Drive, Determination And Creative Problem-solving Skills
Effective And Professional Communication Skills
Strong Ability To Organize And Prioritize
Proficiency In Microsoft Excel Is A Definite Asset

Bonus Points If You…

Love Adorable And Colourful Cartoons!

Why Work At Dhx Media:

Dhx Media Delivers Content That Inspires, Entertains And Connects. But We Create More Than Just Animation, We Build Worlds And Experiences For Kids Around The World. At Our Studios, Quality, Creativity And Fun Go Hand In Hand! Our Teams Dig Into A Diverse Range Of Projects – From Preschool And Comedy To Action-adventure – While Enjoying Awesome Benefits, Perks, And A Whole Lot Of Fun Along The Way. With Some Of Canada’s Top Creative Talents, Our Studios Are Bursting With Energy. So What Are You Waiting For? Come Join Us!

Thank You To All Those Who Express Interest In Being A Part Of The Dhx Studios Team. Unfortunately, Due To The Volume Of Applications We Receive, We May Be Unable To Reply To All Applicants. If We Feel That You May Be A Good Match For One Of Our Current Openings You Will Be Contacted.

Dhx Will Accommodate People With Disabilities Throughout The Recruitment And Selection Process. Applicants Are Encouraged To Make Their Needs Known In Advance If Accommodation Is Required

Apply here:-
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