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DHX Media Recruiting Feature Storyboard Artists 2D, Junior Game Designer & BG Layout & Colour Artist 2D

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Feature Storyboard Artists 2D

About us

DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff dig into a wide variety of projects, from action to comedy and preschool to tween, and they get to enjoy awesome benefits and company events while they’re at it. With some of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers on our team, our studios are bursting with creative energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

About the Position

DHX Studios – Vancouver is hiring Storyboard Artists for a new animated feature film – an epic, character-driven fantasy that will be animated in Toon Boom! It has comedy, action, and a huge existing fan base.
This is a chance to work with a talented, tight-knit creative group out of our Vancouver studio where you’ll have a real ability to influence the storytelling and visual language of the film. You’ll be working collaboratively with the Director, Head of Story and other board artists on the team to conceptualize the story and create the blueprint for all artistic departments to follow.

Responsibilities

Translating the episodic script into visual sequences
Working collaboratively; meeting with Director and Storyboard Supervisor to discuss initial staging, camera angles/movement and action
Cleaning up and revising drawn panels as advised by Director or Storyboard Supervisor
Communicating progress of work to appropriate supervisors and coordinators; organizing and managing timelines to ensure all work is completed and submitted on schedule

Qualifications

3+ years of experience as a Storyboard Artist in animation (feature film and/or high-profile television series)
Ability to work digitally using a Cintiq (Sketchbook Pro, etc.)
Ability to work out of our Vancouver studio (international applicants willing to relocate will be considered)
Strong understanding of the crafting and development of story arcs, characterization, comedic timing and cinematic techniques
Strong drawing skills and sense of design, character and composition
Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school preferred
Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Strong interpersonal skills and the desire to work as part of a team
Killer instincts and a great sense of humor!

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/ofOK1fwy
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Junior Game Designer

About Us

DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. Our staff dig into a wide variety of projects, from action to comedy and preschool to tween, and they get to enjoy awesome benefits and company events while they’re at it. With some of Canada’s top talents on our team of 800+, our studios are bursting with creative energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

About the Position

DHX Studios – Vancouver is looking for a Junior Game Designer to join our indie-minded interactive team! As a Junior Game Designer, you will help create fun games for children and teens, based on our television cartoon properties. If you love working in a small, energetic team brimming with creative and wacky ideas, then we would love to see your application!

Responsibilities

Create content for games based on game design specifications
Maintain and expand content after game launch
Assure that quality standards are maintained for all projects
Assist in the prototyping of games during creative brainstorm sessions
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner within a collaborative environment
Be a positive and creative force on the team

Qualifications

Post-secondary certification from a recognized program, or equivalent experience in fields related to game design
Experience with iOS and Android platforms
Experience with developing games in Unity
Ability to communicate and document game design ideas effectively
Solid understanding of game design principles and the mobile games industry
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourage feedback and new initiatives
Must be open to direction and be able to embrace change
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/oPUQ2fwl
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BG Layout & Colour Artist 2D

About Us

DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff dig into a wide variety of projects, from action to comedy and preschool to tween, and they get to enjoy awesome benefits and company events while they’re at it. With some of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers on our team, our studios are bursting with creative energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

About this Position

DHX Studios – Vancouver is currently seeking BG Layout and BG Colour Artists to work on our upcoming 2D Animated Feature! Most artists will specialize, but some will have the opportunity to both design and colour their own layouts. This is an excellent opportunity for passionate artists that enjoy drawing and painting background artwork. These positions will start in May.

Qualifications

Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation program
Strong drawing skills and an understanding of perspective
Comprehension and knowledge of painting in Photoshop
Knowledge of Flash, Harmony, or Maya an asset
Previous work experience on an animated television series (2D) preferred
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Ability to take direction and apply notes from Supervisors
Desire to learn and work as part of a team
A sharp wit and a great sense of humor!

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/oenN2fwa
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