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DHX Media Recruiting Riggers 3D, Senior Game Artist, Junior Game Designer & BG Layout and Colour Artist 2D

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Riggers 3D

About Us

DHX Media 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

DHX Studios – Vancouver is looking for Riggers for an upcoming 3D production! As a Rigger, your primary responsibility is to create highly versatile character rigging systems and animation interfaces. The rigs will be used for the animation of 3D characters and props.

Responsibilities

Rig 3D assets (characters, props, sets, etc.) to achieve the intended animation performance
Use skinning and other deformers to achieve the intended performance in an efficient manner
Troubleshoot, maintain and improve rigs in production, while ensuring their stability for the animation team
Collaborate closely with design, modelling and shading to best achieve the intended animation performance requirements
Evaluate, research and recommend techniques and ideas to improve production
Keep current on rigging techniques and technology
Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with the production team
Communicate with modelling supervisor and team leads on concerns and production issues ahead of time
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Be a positive and creative force on the team
Additional responsibilities as required

Qualifications

2+ years of experience in television or relevant industry experience
Proficiency in Maya is a must
Good understanding of rigging and deformation techniques
Good understanding of animation process and needs
Demonstrated knowledge and technical skills relating to character rigging and animation
Strong problem solving skills
Knowledge in Python or MEL is a benefit
Knowledge in nCloth, nHair, xGen or other simulation systems is a benefit
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Ability to adapt to multiple show styles

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/oxrz2fwj
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Senior Game Artist

About Us

DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. 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 talents on our team of 800+, our studios are bursting with creative energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

About the Position

DHX Studios – Vancouver is looking for a Senior Game Artist to join our indie-minded interactive team! As a Senior Game Artist, you are an integral part of the web and mobile game development teams, helping to create fun games for children and teens based on our television cartoon properties. You should be able to express and share your creative vision to stakeholders, developers, designers, and other artists. If you love working in a small, energetic team brimming with creative and wacky ideas, then we would love to see your application!

Responsibilities

Create 2D and 3D art assets and animations for web and mobile games, including models, characters, props and BG layouts
Execute changes on designs based on feedback from Art Director
Keep designs working within the game specifications while also maintaining the show style
Work closely with the interactive team to create balanced solutions to technical and aesthetic issues
Actively participate in meetings by offering thoughts, solutions, and ideas
Train, mentor, and motivate artists, and guide them in the organization of their assignments
Strive to learn new skills and take on new challenges

Qualifications

Degree/Diploma from a recognized Classical Animation or 3D Animation & Visual Effects program
Proficiency in the fundamentals of 2D and 3D design, modeling, animation, layout, color theory and story boarding
Proficiency in Unity is a must
Experience with 3D Software such as Maya, Softimage and/or 3D Studio Max is a must
Experience with Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator is a must
Good understanding of technical specifications in game artwork, and technical implications of artistic decisions
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner, and interface with other artists and developers
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
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/oQUQ2fwm
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Junior Game Designer

About Us

DHX Media is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. 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 talents on our team of 800+, our studios are bursting with creative energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

About the Position

DHX Studios – Vancouver is looking for a Junior Game Designer to join our indie-minded interactive team! As a Junior Game Designer, you will help create fun games for children and teens, based on our television cartoon properties. If you love working in a small, energetic team brimming with creative and wacky ideas, then we would love to see your application!

Responsibilities

Create content for games based on game design specifications
Maintain and expand content after game launch
Assure that quality standards are maintained for all projects
Assist in the prototyping of games during creative brainstorm sessions
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner within a collaborative environment
Be a positive and creative force on the team

Qualifications

Post-secondary certification from a recognized program, or equivalent experience in fields related to game design
Experience with iOS and Android platforms
Experience with developing games in Unity
Ability to communicate and document game design ideas effectively
Solid understanding of game design principles and the mobile games industry
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourage feedback and new initiatives
Must be open to direction and be 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/oPUQ2fwl
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BG Layout & Colour Artist 2D

About Us

DHX Media 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

DHX Studios – Vancouver is currently seeking BG Layout and BG Colour Artists to work on our upcoming 2D Animated Feature! Most artists will specialize, but some will have the opportunity to both design and colour their own layouts. This is an excellent opportunity for passionate artists that enjoy drawing and painting background artwork. These positions will start in May.

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, Harmony, or Maya an asset
Previous work experience on an animated television series (2D) preferred
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Ability to take direction and apply notes from Supervisors
Desire to learn and work as part of a team
A sharp wit and a great sense of humor!

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/oenN2fwa
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