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DHX Media Recruiting Junior Animator

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Junior Animator (3D)


About Us

DHX Studios 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

As a Junior Animator you create high-calibre, dramatic and action-oriented character animation while meeting production deadlines. You have a good understanding of the principles of animation, movement and timing skills. You are integral to the animation team and are enthusiastic at developing your skills.


Work from storyboard/animatic to create animation sequences as assigned by the director
Complete assigned animation within scheduled timeframe
Block movements in rough animation, refine and polish to completion in final animation
Address required revisions and modify shots as requested
Based on the production schedule and resources available, ensure and maintain the quality, style and continuity of your animation
Anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
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 needs to lead animator
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Be a positive and creative force on the team


1 year of experience in animation or film industry
Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset
Proficient in 3D animation packages
Solid understanding of character posing, character animation lip sync and camera composition
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 both independently 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

Please Apply:

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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