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DHX Media Recruiting Storyboard Artists, Key Animation Supervisors, Animation Supervisor, Senior Pipeline Technical Director

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Storyboard Artists

Description

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

We are currently crewing up for a new animated series and are looking for extremely talented, fun, inspired Storyboard Artists to join the team on Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs! These positions start in December and January.
As a Storyboard Artist, you’ll be working collaboratively with the Director, Storyboard Supervisor, and other board artists on the team to conceptualize the story and create the blueprint for all artistic departments to follow. Previous experience in boards is required.

Qualifications

Previous experience as a Storyboard Artist on an animated series
Ability to work digitally (Cintiq with Sketchbook, Photoshop or Flash, etc.)
Strong drawing skills and sense of design, character and composition
Strong sense of acting and timing
Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Creative problem solving skills
Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school preferred

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://animationstudiocareers.dhxmedia.com/?jvi=ovY41fwi,Job
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Key Animation Supervisors

Description

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 this Position

We’re searching for Key Animation Supervisors to work with our team on a new animated series! You’ll need to be able to spot and create strong, expressive storytelling poses and have a solid understanding of character design, staging, perspective and model. You’ll also require the ability to clearly and concisely communicate with and mentor artists on your team, so previous leadership experience is desired. An in-depth knowledge of Harmony or Flash is required. Above all, you must be passionate about the projects you work on, love to draw, and have a desire to make this show amazing! The start date for this position may be flexible for the right candidates (between December 2015 and January 2016).

Responsibilities

Reviewing animatics with Directors and breaking down the board to distribute to crew
Working with crew to ensure that all elements of scenes (e.g. BG, Posing, FX etc.) are present and maintaining show continuity before the show moves on to animation
Communicating revisions required to key animators/posing artists
Meeting set production milestones and deadlines and motivating your team to do so as well
Other tasks as required (which may include producing walk/run or other cycles, mouthloops/expressions, and creating/maintaining pose libraries)

Qualifications

3+ years of experience as a 2D Animator or Posing Artist
An in-depth working knowledge of Harmony or Flash
Experience as an animation supervisor/lead preferred
Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school preferred
Basic working knowledge of Flash preferred
Ability to motivate and coach a talented and diverse crew
Drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
Effective and professional communication skills
Ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize

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://animationstudiocareers.dhxmedia.com/?jvi=orWp1fwx,Job
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Animation Supervisor 2D

Description

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

We’re searching for an Animation Supervisor to join our team on a well-known Flash series and help us take it to the next level! Alongside the Director, you’ll ensure that the quality of animation is up to studio standards and appraise the continuity and flow of all episodes. You’ll be overseeing all episodic animation, from scene assignments and first takes to the final mix. Previous leadership experience demonstrating your ability to clearly communicate with and mentor artists on your team is desired.

Responsibilities

Review episodes with Directors in the rough cut
Communicate required revisions to animators and revisionists
Meet production milestones and deadlines and motivate your team to do the same
Other projects and tasks as required

Qualifications

3+ years of experience animating in a production environment
An in-depth working knowledge of Flash
Experience as an animation supervisor/team leader preferred
Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school preferred
Ability to motivate and coach a talented and diverse crew
Drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
Effective and professional communication skills
Ability to organize and prioritize

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://animationstudiocareers.dhxmedia.com/?jvi=o4Uo1fw7,Job
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Senior Pipeline Technical Director 3D

Description

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

It’s a very exciting time to join the DHX Studios team! We’re moving our pipeline to Maya so this is a great opportunity to be involved with the creation and development of the next generation of our productions! As a Senior Pipeline TD you will help research, develop and guide the way our animation pipeline works. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced pipeline TD to step up and help lead a brand new animation pipeline.

Responsibilities

Develop pipeline tools and processes to meet production needs
Ensure tools and processes meet the global pipeline direction
Work with the pipeline supervisor to design and prioritize production needs
Research new techniques to meet those needs
Design and develop new tools to fit and improve our pipeline
Support production to ensure deadlines are met
Maintain, debug and update existing tools when needed
Test and debug tools and process to ensure stability and usability
Work with software engineers and IT team to debug and test hardware and software
Mentor other TDs
Educate artists on how to work with the pipeline
Create and update documentation explaining our processes and tools

Qualifications

5+ years of experience in animation or visual effects for film or television
3+ years of experience developing for Maya, Nuke or Houdini is required
Strong experience in Python is required
Excellent communication, troubleshooting and debugging skills
Experience with render farms is a plus
Experience in designing and building database systems is a plus
Experience in Django, Flask or web development is a plus
Working knowledge of C/C++ a plus

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://animationstudiocareers.dhxmedia.com/?jvi=oONi2fwF,Job
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