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DHX Media Recruiting Feature Character and Prop Designer, FX Artist & Feature FX Animator

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Feature Character & Prop Designer 2D

About the Position

DHX Studios – Vancouver is 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

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/ovWp1fwB
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FX Artist 2D

About the Position

DHX Studios Vancouver is seeking an experienced FX Artist for a Flash Animation series! The FX Artist will create new effects which are production-friendly and efficient, and use existing effects while maintaining a high artistic standard. The successful candidate must have solid drawing skills and the ability to work cooperatively with different departments within a fast-paced production environment.

Responsibilities

Work with Directors, Supervisors and IT to design and create realistic or unique animated effects
Liaise and communicate with various departments for required assets and input
Perform artistic tasks and use creative problem solving to create desired effects
Organize and manage your own work and files efficiently
Ensure work is completed on schedule and to production standards
Review workload and communicate any issues to Director and Producer
Assist with other production tasks as requested to help meet production deadlines

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Animation, or equivalent field
2+ years’ experience working in a 2D animation series production environment
Demonstrated experience, comprehension and knowledge of classical animation, character animation, lip-synching, and FX animation
Solid drawing skills
Ability to work alongside and communicate with a talented and diverse production team
Drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
Experience in managing additional production tasks and responsibilities when requested, while maintaining own workload
Effective and professional communication skills

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/oyG02fw0
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Feature FX Animator 2D

About the Position

DHX Studios Vancouver is seeking an experienced Special Effects (FX) Animator for a 2D Feature Film! Using Toon Boom Harmony, the FX Artist will create and animate new effects which are production-friendly and efficient, and use existing effects while maintaining a high artistic standard. The successful candidate must have solid drawing skills and the ability to work cooperatively with different departments within a fast-paced production environment.

Responsibilities

Work with Directors, Supervisors, and Animation Team to design and create realistic effects
Liaise and communicate with various departments for required assets and input
Perform artistic tasks and use creative problem solving to create desired effects
Organize and manage your own work and files efficiently
Ensure work is completed on schedule and to production standards
Review workload and communicate any issues to Director and Producer
Assist with other production tasks which require Harmony Compositing capability, to help meet production deadlines

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Animation, or equivalent field
2+ years’ experience working in a production environment in Traditional Animation, Harmony, or Flash, preferred
Demonstrated experience, comprehension and knowledge of classical animation, character animation, and effects animation
Solid drawing skills
Ability to work alongside and communicate with a talented and diverse production team
Drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
Experience in managing additional production tasks and responsibilities when requested, while maintaining own workload
Effective and professional communication skills

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/ogzc3fwO
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