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DHX Media Recruiting Lead Lighting Artist 3D & Talent Acquisition Manager

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Lead Lighting Artist 3D

About the Position

As a Lead Lighting Artist, you will oversee the daily activities of the lighting team and ensure deliverables are completed on time. You will work closely with the Art Director, VFX Supervisor, Lighting Supervisor, and various other teams to successfully meet the show’s technical and creative needs.

Responsibilities

Lead the lighting team to deliver the show needs on time and to the expected quality standards
Ensure and maintain the expected render time, quality and style across the show
Communicate and work closely with the VFX supervisor, compositing and shading leads, and the pipeline team to ensure an efficient and creative production
Establish lookdev lighting environment to match the show’s needs on an episodic and series level
Collaborate with compositing lead to establish an efficient framework for both lighting and compositing teams
Support, assist and mentor other team members
Review, debug and improve other team members’ assets, workflows and techniques
Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with the production team
Assist with the creation of documentation for lighting guidelines and techniques
Implement workflow, scripts and tools as needed
Communicate with other supervisor and team leads on concerns and production issues ahead of time
Be a positive and creative force in building a healthy work and team culture
Provide constructive criticism, wisdom, guidance and feedback that will help others further their career development

Qualifications

3+ years of experience in animation or film industry
Previous experience in lighting and/or compositing in animation episodic TV or film
Good understanding of modelling, texturing, shading, lighting, compositing and rendering workflows
Experience in Maya is a must
Experience in Nuke and/or Fusion is a must
Experience in V-Ray is a benefit
Experience in Katana is a benefit
Ability to take direction, collaborate and be a team player
Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas in a professional and positive manner
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourage feedback and new initiatives
Ability to adapt to multiple show styles
Must be flexible, open to direction and 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/o3gP2fwU
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Talent Acquisition Manager

About the Position

As the Talent Acquisition Manager you will lead and support the successful selection and hiring of the best talent to DHX Studios. You have an understanding of the animation industry, various artist disciplines, and the production environment, plus the ability to cultivate an environment of trust and collaboration.

Responsibilities

Lead and develop team of Talent Acquisition (TA) specialists and TA coordinator to ensure best practice in full cycle recruitment practices to attract the best talent to the studio while ensuring quick turnaround and a positive, professional experience for all candidates.
Partner with business leaders and hiring managers to set recruiting approaches that include assessing internal and external applicants, and sourcing passive and diverse candidates
Manage full cycle sourcing and recruitment for the 3D studio in Vancouver.
Maintain a strong candidate pool by actively sourcing candidates through effective networking, social media and relationships. Utilising the strengths of the team where appropriate to maximise efforts.
Develop best in class recruitment approaches and strategies for the company across the Studio Business Unit. Adapt and change as necessary with the the needs of the business, hiring managers & industry.
Provide TA Management support for the Halifax studio and the HR generalist there
Mentor and coach other team members in areas of expertise
Develop brand identity and awareness for DHX Media in line with marketing strategy
Compile and communicate recruiting metrics, and update hiring managers on the status of their job requisitions on a regular and ongoing basis
Ensure compliance with hiring policies, practices and company values
Identify events/conferences for DHX representation to grow candidate base, PR for the company and long term candidate planning and ROI. Attend events where appropriate.
Work with the Talent Managers on internal crew planning and identify gaps where the TA team will be required.
Ensure the recruitment tracking software supports the process and develop this where appropriate.
Develop and maintain relationships with educational institutions across Canada and internationally
Support the team to work closely with Canadian institutions to recruit talent for the DHX Media internship program
Keep informed of industry trends that may impact hiring

Qualifications

5+ years of experience in recruitment specializing in animation or closely related industry
Experience in managing a small team
Degree, Diploma or Certificate in Human Resources, Entertainment Business Management or related field, or equivalent combination of skills and education;
Proven track record in sourcing and recruiting candidates
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
Ability to mentor and coach others
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Outstanding customer service and the ability to develop and foster relationships
Strong computer skills and attention to detail
Ability to work well in a team but also be self-motivated, flexible, and be able to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends when necessary
Enthusiasm, energy and a positive attitude
Passionate about what you do and love working with creative people

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/oOUU2fwo
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