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DHX Media Recruiting Builders, Feature FX Animator, Producer, Character Designer & Design Generalist

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Builders (Flash) 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 the Position

DHX Studios Vancouver is currently looking for Builders to join our team! Reporting to the Builds Supervisor, you will be building characters and props for one of our high-profile animated series. Experience in Flash is required.

Responsibilities

Working under the direction of the Builds Supervisor to create and revise the requested style of characters and prop builds for 2D animation
Keeping characters and props in proportion and on model
Innovating solutions and troubleshooting to create efficient builds
Organizing and managing own work and files efficiently
Working within tight deadlines, meeting assigned weekly quotas and expectations
Working collaboratively with other Builders and departments in a team environment

Qualifications

Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school
2+ years of relevant work experience on a 2D animated production, with prior experience in Flash Builds preferred
Knowledge and experience in Flash is required
Experience with Harmony Builds is an asset
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:- https://jobs.jobvite.com/dhx-media/job/okzy3fwe
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Feature FX Animator 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 the Position

DHX Studios Vancouver is seeking an experienced Special Effects (FX) Animator for a 2D Feature Film! Using Toon Boom Harmony, the FX Artist will create and animate new effects which are production-friendly and efficient, and use existing effects while maintaining a high artistic standard. The successful candidate must have solid drawing skills and the ability to work cooperatively with different departments within a fast-paced production environment.

Responsibilities

Work with Directors, Supervisors, and Animation Team to design and create realistic effects
Liaise and communicate with various departments for required assets and input
Perform artistic tasks and use creative problem solving to create desired effects
Organize and manage your own work and files efficiently
Ensure work is completed on schedule and to production standards
Review workload and communicate any issues to Director and Producer
Assist with other production tasks which require Harmony Compositing capability, to help meet production deadlines

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Animation, or equivalent field
2+ years’ experience working in a production environment in Traditional Animation, Harmony, or Flash, preferred
Demonstrated experience, comprehension and knowledge of classical animation, character animation, and effects animation
Solid drawing skills
Ability to work alongside and communicate with a talented and diverse production team
Drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
Experience in managing additional production tasks and responsibilities when requested, while maintaining own workload
Effective and professional communication skills

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:- https://jobs.jobvite.com/dhx-media/job/ogzc3fwO
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Producer 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 seeking a Producer to apply their considerable experience and expertise in the production of a 2D animated TV series! This includes overseeing all aspects of production planning for animation – from scripts, voice records, storyboards, animation and post-production through delivery to broadcasters. You must have strong knowledge of the 2D animation and production process which will aid in establishing strategies for meeting key deliverables and milestones, and additional experience with Flash is a definite asset.

Responsibilities

Establish and define the production plan – including schedules, budgets and all deliverables in collaboration with the Director of Production to facilitate delivery on the creative vision of the series
Advise on budgets and monitoring financial reports
Evaluate scripts to assess and assign cost of creative production
Identify and implement the production resources necessary to support the project
Conduct meetings with team leads to assess day to day project requirements and ensure continued progress
Flag potential problems and proactively design and seek solutions to fix them, ensuring project milestones and deadlines are met
Partner with HR and Talent Acquisition to determine and advise on crew needs
Inspire, motivate and maximize communication amongst the creative team

Qualifications

5+ years of experience in Production Management for animated productions, including at least 3+ years of experience on 2D animated projects
2+ years of experience as Producer for animated productions
Thorough knowledge of 2D Animation and the production pipeline, including pre-production and post-production
Exceptional communication skills and the diplomacy to balance the creative expectations with the financial resources available
Driven, innovative, strategic and solution focused
Strong leadership skills, and the ability to work well with a diverse creative team

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:- https://jobs.jobvite.com/dhx-media/job/oNT13fwu
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Character Designer 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 the Position

DHX Studios – Vancouver is looking for talented Character Designers with previous production experience to work with our My Little Pony, Equestria Girls production team! We’re looking for portfolios that show a strong understanding of human/creature form, a variety of styles, mouthcharts, handcharts, and turnarounds, and a keen eye for fashion!

Responsibilities

Working with our Art Director and other Designers to create engaging, performable characters 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 on a series preferred
Experience in Flash is required
Strong drawing ability and a solid sense of design for 2D animation
Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school desired
Experience in 3D Design is an asset
A strong understanding of proportion, balance, perspective, dimension and dynamism
Ability to take direction and work collaboratively within a team environment
Ability to communicate professionally and positively
Well organized with good time management skills

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:- https://jobs.jobvite.com/dhx-media/job/o8GD3fwe
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Design Generalist 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 the Position

DHX Studios Vancouver is hiring an experienced Design Generalist for a 2D animated series! This position will involve Character/Prop Design and Colour. We’re looking for portfolios demonstrating a strong understanding of human/creature form in a variety of styles.

Responsibilities

Work with the Art Director and other Designers to create engaging, performable characters and props according to the style of the production
Translate character description and attitude from script to visual design
Submit multiple design variations and revisions based on feedback from Directors
Create model sheets of character turnarounds and facial/anatomical expressions

Qualifications

Experience designing characters and/or props on a series
Strong drawing ability and a solid sense of design for 2D animation
Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school desired
Ability to work digitally (Photoshop, Flash, Toon Boom, etc.)
A strong understanding of proportion, balance, perspective, dimension and dynamism
Ability to take direction and work collaboratively within a team
Ability to communicate professionally and positively
Well organized with good time management skills

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:https://jobs.jobvite.com/dhx-media/job/oY7c1fw2
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