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DHX Media Recruiting CG Generalist

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CG Generalist

DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows. Employing a team of more than 200 of Canada’s top artists, our studio is full of talented and inspired professionals who are passionate about creating quality animation! We have great events like our annual Art Show and Summer BBQ, extended health benefits, and an in-house gym. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?
We’re looking for artists to join us on an exciting new animated series DHX Media is working on for DreamWorks! As a CG Generalist, you’ll require a strong sense of BG composition, working knowledge of Maya, basic Flash and a good sense of timing. Knowledge of Nuke is an asset. You’ll be responsible for staging shots in a 3D set for our 2D characters, as well as animating 3D character and prop elements. This job is ideally suited to a generalist with a strong commitment to innovation, creativity and professionalism.

Responsibilities Include:

Working with our Directors and BG Supervisor to determine what elements, backgrounds and/or other 3D tasks might be required for a particular scene or layout;
Employing 3D and 2D techniques – animating, rendering and compositing;
Working with our CG set to adjust camera and depth of fields, frame a shot, separate layers, and create image sequences for After Effects;
Establishing clear communication and collaborating with our Directors, Production Manager, fellow artists and team leaders (in BGs, Posing, Animation and After Effects) to meet key milestones and production deadlines, maintaining a high level of quality throughout;
Interacting respectfully and professionally with colleagues, other staff members, partners and clients.

Qualifications Include:

2+ years of experience in Maya (animation experience required);
Excellent sense of composition related to staging BGs/Layouts;
Knowledge of Nuke, Flash, V-Ray and Qube! is an asset;
Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Animation or a related field desired;
Able to take direction and work collaboratively with a positive attitude;
Able to communicate ideas clearly and concisely, to anticipate hurdles and problem-solve;
Well organized and efficient, able to juggle shifting priorities;
Strong work ethic with the ability to meet performance objectives within a fast-paced production environment.

To apply, send your Resume & Online Portfolio to: stating the position you’re applying for in the Subject line.
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