Added by on 2016-03-16

DHX Media Recruiting Key Animation/Posing Artists, CG Supervisor 3D, Builders/Riggers 2D & Lead Lighting Artist 3D

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Key Animation/Posing Artists (Flash) 2D

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 reviewing applications from artists interested in joining our team as Layout Artists on one of our original series, the Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show! You should be well-rounded, a skilled illustrator, have a strong sense of timing for animation, an eye for appealing, funny, poppy and snappy posing, and (ideally) previous experience on at least one animated television series. Positions begin in January 2016.

Responsibilities

Working under the direction of the Layout Supervisors to create high quality 2D Flash animation sequence by finding the storytelling poses from the board, improving upon them, and putting them on model
Spelling out complex actions in a variety of ways for the next stage in the pipeline (animation) using existing character and prop builds
Drawing in Flash to create designs/poses for animation sequences and layouts
Working within production deadlines to meet assigned weekly quotas and expectations
Working collaboratively in a team environment

Qualifications

Previous experience as an Animator or Layout Artist on a 2D series (Flash or Harmony) preferred
Skilled at creating poses using Flash character builds
Strong sense of acting, staging, posing, timing, and the ability to stay on model
Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school
Self-motivated with demonstrated initiative
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

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/oo0p2fwz
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CG Supervisor 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

You will supervise, manage, create and administer a digital production pipeline for an amazing show at our studio. As the CG Supervisor, you will ensure the show has a consistent quality and style as well as ensure the project is of the highest quality possible within the parameters of the production schedule and budget.

Responsibilities

Establish the technical direction and technical foundation to meet artistic, budget and schedule parameters
Collaborate with series directors, pipeline supervisor, modeling supervisor, VFX supervisor, team leads and other key members of the leadership team to develop a strong and flexible CG pipeline
Keep a critical eye for creativity, continuity issues between shots, quality control, and technical errors and artifacts
Facilitate and maintain open communication with production managers and series directors
Facilitate and develop consensus between technology, artists and production management
Identify, research, recommend and implement new techniques into studio tools, adding value to work produced
Oversee render and storage requirements for assigned projects
Find a balance between creative needs and technical resources available
Ensure that all production deadlines are met while producing work at a quality level in keeping with production requirements
Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
Recommend any crew training needs to studio CG supervisor
Train the team on an ongoing basis both technically and creatively
Communicate expectations to team while balancing creative desires with the requirements of production
Oversee the daily activities of the team
Foster and enable communication and collaboration across departments

Qualifications

5+ years of experience in animation or film industry
Excellent understanding of CG production pipeline
Excellent communication skills, organization and team awareness
Strong combined creative and technical background
Proficiency in Maya is a must
Experienced in Renderman and/or Mentalray (user level)
Great understanding of animation styles and techniques as well as a solid comprehension of animation production for television or film
Able to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourage feedback and new initiatives

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/oR7T1fwC
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Builders/Riggers 2D

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 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 or our feature. 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

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/ognv2fwU
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Lead Lighting Artist 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 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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