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DHX Media Recruiting Storyboard & Editorial Coordinator, Production Coordinator, CG Supervisor, Rigger & Art Director

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Storyboard & Editorial Coordinator – 2D

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?
Dhx Media – Vancouver Is Looking For An Experienced Storyboard & Editorial Coordinator To Join Our Team!

As The Storyboard & Editorial Coordinator, You’ll Ensure That The Storyboard Artists Have All Necessary Materials For Production, And Monitor All Deadlines For Each Board To Ensure That Final Delivery Is Made. After The Final Boards Are Delivered, You’ll Be Responsible For Prepping The Board Panels For Edit, And Assembling The Rough Cut Of The Animatic For Director Review. You’ll Track The Board And Animatic Through The Various Revision Stages Until Lock Cut And Conform.

If You’re The Kind Of Person Who Is Incredibly Organized, Technically Savvy And Calm Under Pressure, Passionate About The Details, Highly Communicative And Excited About Joining A Talented Team Of Industry Professionals Working To Create Some Of The Best Quality Kids’ Content In The Business, Then We Want You!

What You’ll Get To Do:

Work Directly With The Producer To Create And Send Out Storyboard Packages
Ensure That The Storyboard Artists Have Any Updated Materials (Designs, Scripts)
Track Every Single Board In Production Through Its Various Stages (This Could Be Up To Eight Or More Different Boards Per Week)
Schedule Meetings Between Storyboard Artists, Storyboard Supervisors, And Directors As Required
Ensure That All Storyboard Deadlines Are Met For Each Episode
Prep Meetings
Thumbnail Reviews
Track Revisions And Schedule Revisionists’ Time
Maintain The Flow Of Communication Between The Storyboard Artists, Storyboard Supervisor, And Production
Prep Board Panels And Assemble The Animatic In Avid Media Composer
Ensure Copies Of Conformed Boards Get To Editors, Department Supervisors, Etc;
Order Supplies For The Storyboard Artists
Liaise With The Design Coordinator For Board Pulls
Support Senior Editorial Personnel

What You Bring:

Diploma In Tv/film, Preferably With A Specialization In Editing
1+ Years Of Television Experience Required, With Some Experience In 2d Animation
1+ Years Of Experience In Avid Media Composer
Working Knowledge Of Sketchbook Pro And Adobe Photoshop
Proficient With Microsoft Office
Animation Experience, Particularly In Flash Is An Asset
Post Production Experience Is A Definite Asset
Excellent Communication And Inter-personal Skills
Proactive Thinker With Excellent Problem-solving Skills
Detail Oriented And Strong Organizational Skills
Ability To Apply Flexibility To Work
Ability To Assemble And Motivate A Talented And Diverse Crew
Bonus Points If You…

Believe Friendship Is Magic!

Why Work At Dhx Media:

Dhx Media Delivers Content That Inspires, Entertains And Connects. But We Create More Than Just Animation, We Build Worlds And Experiences For Kids Around The World. At Our Studios, Quality, Creativity And Fun Go Hand In Hand! Our Teams Dig Into A Diverse Range Of Projects – From Preschool And Comedy To Action-adventure – While Enjoying Awesome Benefits, Perks, And A Whole Lot Of Fun Along The Way. With Some Of Canada’s Top Creative Talents, Our Studios Are Bursting With Energy. So What Are You Waiting For? Come Join Us!

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/ouKz5fwC
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Production Coordinator – 3D

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?
Dhx Media – Vancouver Is Looking For An Experienced Production Coordinator, 3d To Join Our Team!

As A Production Coordinator For Dhx Studios – Vancouver You Will Be Responsible For Maintaining Records And Reports For The Department To Track Elements For The Modeling And Animation Teams, Supporting The Production Team And Artists Closely To Ensure That The Production Meets Key Milestones On Schedule. This Position Communicates Updates To The Team On A Daily Basis, Arranges Meetings And Provides General Administrative Support For The Production.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Enter And Maintain Production Data In The Studio’s Production Database To Reflect Scheduled, In-progress, And Completed Departmental Work. Collaborate With Other Coordinators And Leads To Keep All Data Accurate And Current.
Schedule Meetings At The Request Of The Production Manager And Leads. Proactively Maintain The Calendar With Updates On Deadlines And Conflicts. Manage The Schedules Of Key Personnel As Requested.
Ensure Proper Preparation For All Meetings And Reviews. Record And Publish Notes From Meetings And Reviews That Accurately Reflect Action Items And An Appropriate Sense Of Urgency.
Work Closely With Producer And Production Manager To Provide Updates On Schedules And Deliverables For All Artist Shots As Assigned
Update Shotgun And Tracking Systems On A Daily Basis With Task Assignments
Ensure Daily Deliverables Are Clearly Identified Within Artist Teams
Coordinate And Package Shot Deliveries And Submissions
Collect, Organize And Track The Progress Of All Assigned Tasks
Support Creative And Production Teams With Scheduling Tasks And Delivering Components According To The Defined Timeline
Act As A Point Of Coordination For Work That Enters And Leaves The Department, Providing Administrative Support As Needed To Ensure That Communications Are Accurate And Complete.
Proactively Respond To Requests For Information And Assistance From Those Within And Outside Of The Department.
Help Maintain A Positive Team Environment.
Effectively Listen To, Understand, And Follow Directions
Prioritize And Plan Own Work Effectively To Meet Objectives
Work Closely With The Team To Create Balanced Solutions To Any Related Technical Issues
Participate In Production Meetings And Adjust/refine Tasks As Indicated By The Production Manager
Be Aware Of What Is Happening On The Team At All Times And Identify Obstacles To The Production Manager
Carry Out Duties In A Professional And Positive Manner

What You Bring:

1-2 Years Of Previous Production Experience Working On An Animated Tv Series, Feature Film, Or Video Game Production Preferred
Previous Production Assistant Experience An Asset
Understanding Of Production Terminology And The Production Environment.
Computer Literacy And Ability To Work With Database As Well As Standard Word-processing And Spreadsheet Software.
Ability To Work Autonomously And On A Team.
Ability To Maintain Focus On Detailed Priorities In A Dynamic Work Environment.
Ability To Self-organize And Follow Organization System Of The Department.
Excellent Interpersonal Communication Skills (Both Verbal And Written)
Ability To Proactively Anticipate The Needs Of Production, With Great Attention To Detail
Ability To Take Direction, Collaborate, And Be A Team Player
Ability To Multitask, Prioritize And Manage Time Efficiently

Why Work At Dhx Media:

Dhx Media Delivers Content That Inspires, Entertains And Connects. But We Create More Than Just Animation, We Build Worlds And Experiences For Kids Around The World. At Our Studios, Quality, Creativity And Fun Go Hand In Hand! Our Teams Dig Into A Diverse Range Of Projects – From Preschool And Comedy To Action-adventure – While Enjoying Awesome Benefits, Perks, And A Whole Lot Of Fun Along The Way. With Some Of Canada’s Top Creative Talents, Our Studios Are Bursting With Energy. So What Are You Waiting For? Come Join Us!

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/ok9E5fwW
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CG Supervisor – 3D

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?
Dhx Media – Vancouver Is Looking For An Experienced Cg Supervisor To Join Our Team!

Dhx Studios, Vancouver, Is Seeking A Cg Supervisor To Supervise, Manage, Create And Administer A Digital Production Pipeline For An Amazing 3d Production At Our Studio! As A Cg Supervisor, You Will Ensure The Production 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.

What You’ll Get To Do:

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 Producer And Series Director
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 And Forecast 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
Assist With Documenting Processes Within Show Wiki
Communicate Expectations To Team While Balancing Creative Desires With The Requirements Of Production
Report Daily And Weekly On Show Status Across All Phases Of Production To Producer
Oversee The Daily Activities Of The Team
Foster And Enable Communication And Collaboration Across Departments

What You Bring:

8+ Years Of Experience In Animation Or Film Industry, Having Held A Supervisory Role For At Least 3 Years
Excellent Understanding Of Cg Production Pipeline
Excellent Communication Skills, Organization And Team Awareness
Knowledge Of 3d Episodic Television Workflow Is A Plus
Strong Combined Creative And Technical Background
Proficiency In Maya Is A Must
Knowledge Of Python Scripting Is A Plus
Experience With V-ray Preferred, Knowledge Of Renderman Would Be A Benefit
Great Understanding Of Animation Styles And Techniques As Well As A Solid Comprehension Of Animation Production For Television Or Film
Able To Communicate Creative And Technical Thoughts And Ideas In A Professional And Positive Manner
Able To Work Alone And Collaboratively, Often With Multiple Tasks And Under Deadline Pressure
Work Closely With The Show Td To Resolve All Technical Roadblocks And Improve Efficiency Through Workflow And Tool Creation
Encourage Feedback And New Initiatives

Bonus Point If You:

Have A Dog To Bring To The Studio (We Always Need More Canine Talent)

Why Work At Dhx Media:

Dhx Media Delivers Content That Inspires, Entertains And Connects. But We Create More Than Just Animation, We Build Worlds And Experiences For Kids Around The World. At Our Studios, Quality, Creativity And Fun Go Hand In Hand! Our Teams Dig Into A Diverse Range Of Projects – From Preschool And Comedy To Action-adventure – While Enjoying Awesome Benefits, Perks, And A Whole Lot Of Fun Along The Way. With Some Of Canada’s Top Creative Talents, Our Studios Are Bursting With Energy. So What Are You Waiting For? Come Join Us!

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/o7Rq5fwd
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Rigger – 3D

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio? Dhx Media – Vancouver Is Looking For An Experienced Rigger To Join Our Team!

Do You Have A Passion For Rigging And Problem Solving?
Do You Have 3+ Years Of Production Experience?

As A Rigger You Will Work Closely With The Rigging Supervisor & Lead Rigger To Create Versatile Character Rigging Systems And Animation Interfaces To Be Used For Animation Of 3d Characters And Props.

What You’ll Get To Do:

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
Communicate With The Studios Rigging Supervisor On Concerns And Production Issues Ahead Of Time
Meet The Rigging Production Deadline By Communicating With Production And Support Rigging Tds
Carry Out Duties In A Professional And Positive Manner

What You Bring:

3+ 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
Bonus Points If You…

Love Rigging So Much That You Dream About It At Night
Have Experience Rigging Vehicles And Mechanical Objects

Why Work At Dhx Media:

Dhx Media Delivers Content That Inspires, Entertains And Connects. But We Create More Than Just Animation, We Build Worlds And Experiences For Kids Around The World. At Our Studios, Quality, Creativity And Fun Go Hand In Hand! Our Teams Dig Into A Diverse Range Of Projects – From Preschool And Comedy To Action-adventure – While Enjoying Awesome Benefits, Perks, And A Whole Lot Of Fun Along The Way. With Some Of Canada’s Top Creative Talents, Our Studios Are Bursting With Energy. So What Are You Waiting For? Come Join Us!

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/onFD5fwu
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Art Director – 3D

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?
Dhx Media – Vancouver Is Looking For An Experienced Art Director To Join Our Team!
Are You Looking For An Opportunity To Mentor And Grow Your Own Team Of Designers?
Do You Want To Be Part Of Nickelodeon’s Tv Series Blaze And The Monster Machines?

As The Art Director For Blaze And The Monster Machines, You Will Play A Key Role In Controlling The Overall Visual Direction. Working Closely With Clients (Nickelodeon), You Will Create Cutting-edge, Appealing And Fresh New Looks For Each Show By Infusing Them With The Latest Trends In Design. This Is An Exciting Opportunity For An Art Director To Be The Driving Force On Some Of The Top Brands In Children’s Entertainment.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Establish And Refine Show Style
Develop And Oversee Show-specific Style Guides And Communicate Them To The Design Team
Ensure Viability While Maximizing Artistic Objectives
Collaborate With Clients On Designs That Need Special Direction
Directly Contribute To Project Design
Collaborate With Vfx And Modelling Departments To Ensure Render Style Matches Show Art Direction
Attend Breakdown Meetings And Provide Input From The Art Department’s Point Of View
Provide Quality Assurance Of All Creative Deliverables
Provide Detailed Direction To Design Team
Proactively Ensure That Concepts, Designs And Desired Outputs Are Obtained Within The Project Timeline And Budget
Identify Actions Necessary To Achieve Task Completion And To Obtain Results While Meeting Schedules, Deadlines And Performance Goals
Adapt Traditional Methods, Concepts, Models, Designs, Technologies Or Systems To New Applications And Devise New Approaches To Improve Current Processes And Work Flow
Foster And Enable Communication And Collaboration Across Departments
Work With Production Team To Identify Appropriate Staffing Levels And Needs
Determine And Understand The Needs, Interests, Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Design Team And Use This Information To Contribute To The Growth And Development Of The Design Team

What You Bring:

3+ Years Of Art Direction Experience In Animation Or Television Or Equivalent Experience
Ba/bfa Degree In Fine Arts Or Commercial Arts Field An Asset
Understanding Of The Translation From 2d Artwork To 3d Models
Must Have Strong 3d Design Experience For Animation
Must Possess Excellent Communication, Interpersonal, And Multi-tasking Skills
Experience In Supervising And Training, As Well As Leadership Qualities
Able To Identify Strengths And Weakness Of Design Team
Able To Remain Flexible And Adaptable To Meet The Changing Needs Of Production

Bonus Points If You…

Have A Background Working On Vehicles And Mechanical Styled Characters

Why Work At Dhx Media:

Dhx Media Delivers Content That Inspires, Entertains And Connects. But We Create More Than Just Animation, We Build Worlds And Experiences For Kids Around The World. At Our Studios, Quality, Creativity And Fun Go Hand In Hand! Our Teams Dig Into A Diverse Range Of Projects – From Preschool And Comedy To Action-adventure – While Enjoying Awesome Benefits, Perks, And A Whole Lot Of Fun Along The Way. With Some Of Canada’s Top Creative Talents, Our Studios Are Bursting With Energy. So What Are You Waiting For? Come Join Us!

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/ovDr5fwo
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