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DHX Media Recruiting Builders/Riggers, Harmony Animators, Feature Character and Prop Designer & BG Layout & Colour Artist

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Builders/Riggers 2D

About the Position

We’re currently looking for Builders to join our team! Reporting to the Builds/Rigging Supervisor, you will be building characters and props for a new, high-profile animated series. Experience in Harmony is strongly desired.

Responsibilities

Work under the direction of the Builds/Rigging Supervisor to create and revise the requested style of characters and prop builds for 2D animation in Harmony
Keep characters and props in proportion and on model
Innovate solutions and troubleshoot to create efficient builds
Organize and manage own work and files efficiently
Work within tight deadlines, meeting assigned weekly quotas and expectations
Work collaboratively with other Builders and departments in a team environment

Qualifications

Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school
Previous work experience on a 2D animated production, with prior experience in Harmony Builds preferred
Strong, expressive drawing skills
Technically inclined, solution-oriented with strong problem solving skills
Ability to take direction and follow established naming, layering and network conventions
Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

Please Apply at: http://animationstudiocareers.dhxmedia.com/?nl=1&jvi=ognv2fwU,Apply&jvs=Creative_Planet_Network

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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Harmony Animators (Cloudy) 2D

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

Please Apply at: http://animationstudiocareers.dhxmedia.com/?nl=1&jvi=orWp1fwx,Apply&jvs=Creative_Planet_Network

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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Feature Character & Prop Designer 2D

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. – Flash is required for some shows)
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

Please Apply at: http://animationstudiocareers.dhxmedia.com/?nl=1&jvi=ovWp1fwB,Apply&jvs=Creative_Planet_Network

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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BG Layout & Colour Artist 2D

 

About this Position

We’re currently seeking BG Layout and BG Colour Artists to work on the hilarious new Toon Boom Animation Series, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs!Some artists will specialize, but most will have the opportunity to both design and colour their own layouts. These positions start in February and March.

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 an asset
Previous work experience on an animated television series (2D) preferred
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Desire to learn and work as part of a team
A sharp wit and a great sense of humor!

Please Apply at: http://animationstudiocareers.dhxmedia.com/?nl=1&jvi=oa2c2fwa,Apply&jvs=Creative_Planet_Network

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Media 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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