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DHX Media Recruiting CG Supervisor & Feature Character and Prop Designer

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CG Supervisor, 3D

Description

About the Position

You will supervise, manage, create and administer a digital production pipeline for an amazing show at our studio. As the CG Supervisor, you will ensure the show has a consistent quality and style as well as ensure the project is of the highest quality possible within the parameters of the production schedule and budget.

Responsibilities

Establish the technical direction and technical foundation to meet artistic, budget and schedule parameters
Collaborate with series directors, pipeline supervisor, modeling supervisor, VFX supervisor, team leads and other key members of the leadership team to develop a strong and flexible CG pipeline
Keep a critical eye for creativity, continuity issues between shots, quality control, and technical errors and artifacts
Facilitate and maintain open communication with production managers and series directors
Facilitate and develop consensus between technology, artists and production management
Identify, research, recommend and implement new techniques into studio tools, adding value to work produced
Oversee render and storage requirements for assigned projects
Find a balance between creative needs and technical resources available
Ensure that all production deadlines are met while producing work at a quality level in keeping with production requirements
Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
Recommend any crew training needs to studio CG supervisor
Train the team on an ongoing basis both technically and creatively
Communicate expectations to team while balancing creative desires with the requirements of production
Oversee the daily activities of the team
Foster and enable communication and collaboration across departments

Qualifications

5+ years of experience in animation or film industry
Excellent understanding of CG production pipeline
Excellent communication skills, organization and team awareness
Strong combined creative and technical background
Proficiency in Maya is a must
Experienced in Renderman and/or Mentalray (user level)
Great understanding of animation styles and techniques as well as a solid comprehension of animation production for television or film
Able to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourage feedback and new initiatives

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.

Apply here:- http://jobs.jobvite.com/dhx-media/job/oR7T1fwC
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Feature Character & Prop Designer – 2D

Description

About the Position

We’re hiring Feature Character & Prop Designers with previous production experience for a 2D animated feature to start in January 2016! We’re looking for portfolios that show a strong understanding of human/creature form; a variety of styles; mouthcharts, handcharts and turnarounds.

Responsibilities

Working with our Art Director and other Designers to create engaging, performable characters and props according to the style of the production
Translating character description and attitude from script to visual design
Submitting multiple design variations and revisions based on feedback from Directors
Creating model sheets of character turnarounds and facial/anatomical expressions

Qualifications

Experience designing characters and/or props on a series preferred
Strong drawing ability and a solid sense of design for 2D animation
Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school desired
Able to work digitally (Photoshop, Flash, Sketchbook, etc.)
Experience in 3D Design is an asset
A strong understanding of proportion, balance, perspective, dimension and dynamism
Able to take direction and work collaboratively within a team
Able to communicate professionally and positively
Well organized with good time management skills

Please Apply at: http://jobs.jobvite.com/dhx-media/job/ovWp1fwB

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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