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DHX Media Recruiting Animator, 3D

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Animator, 3D

About the Position

As an Animator you are responsible for creating 3D animated sequences of characters, objects and cameras under the creative direction of the animation director and supervisor. You excel at creating high-calibre, dramatic and action-oriented character animation while also meeting production deadlines. You are flexible and easily adapt to various animation styles.


Work from storyboard/animatic to create complex animation sequences as assigned by the lead animator/director
Demonstrate a strong sense of performance, physical motion, posing, timing, and weight, including lip sync and camera composition
Block movement in rough animation, refine and polish to completion in final animation
Complete assigned animation within scheduled timeframe
Create quality animation that meets the initial vision, maintaining shot to shot continuity
Based on the production schedule and resources available, ensure and maintain the quality, style, and continuity of your animation
Address required revisions and modify shots as requested
Anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
Work collaboratively in a team environment
Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
Assist with and complete production-related assignments
Keep current on animation techniques and technology
Ensure the lead animator/director’s instructions are carried through
Recommend any team training to the lead animator
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Be a positive and creative force on the team


1-3 years of experience in animation or film industry
Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience is an asset
Proficient in 3D animation packages
Solid understanding of character posing, character animation, lip syncing and camera composition
Strong understanding of principles of animation
Able to use acting skills to bring characters to life
Strong attention to detail
A strong understanding of basic human kinetics and basic real world physics
Ability to take direction, collaborate and be a team player
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Ability to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourage feedback and new initiatives
Ability to adapt to multiple animation styles
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change

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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.

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