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DHX Media Recruiting Animation Supervisor, Rigger, Senior Animator, Lighting Artist, Prop Designer & Design Generalist

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Animation Supervisor – 2D

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?
DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Animation Supervisor to join our team!

As the Animation Supervisor, you’ll be spearheading the animation on this well-known girls’ property and helping us take it to the next level! Working alongside the Directors whilst leading a team of awesome artists, you’ll ensure that the quality of animation is up to studio standards. Get ready, because this Flash series features magic, music, friendship and a whole lot of fun!

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO:

Oversee all episodic animation, from scene assignments and first takes, to final QC
Review episodes with Directors and take notes in all review sessions throughout production
Communicate required revisions to overseas animators and in-house revisionists
Evaluate the continuity and flow of all episodes and ensure that the expected quality of animation is met
Meet production milestones and deadlines and motivate your team to do the same
Other projects and tasks as required

WHAT YOU BRING:

2+ years’ experience as a Flash Animation Supervisor
4-6 years’ experience animating in a 2D production environment
Excellent proficiency in Flash CC is required
Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school
Ability to motivate, mentor and coach a talented and diverse crew
Drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
Effective and professional communication skills
Strong ability to organize and prioritize
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a definite asset

BONUS POINTS IF YOU…

Believe in alternate dimensions

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/oEvO5fwM
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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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Senior Animator – 2D

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?
DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced Animation Revisionists to join our team!

As an Animation Revisionist, you’ll be responsible for providing the final polish on our shows before they go out the door. This is the perfect position for someone who loves to problem solve and use their creativity to improve the quality level in each scene!

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO:

Revise existing 2D animation to the specifications of the Director and Animation Supervisor
Incorporate Director’s notes to uphold a high level of quality in each scene
Complete work within a rigorous production schedule with shifting daily deadlines

WHAT YOU BRING:

Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school desired
Previous experience animating for a 2D television series
High level of proficiency in Flash preferred (we are willing to train strong, experienced Harmony animators)
Strong sense of acting, staging, posing, timing and storytelling
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Drive, determination, creative problem-solving skills and a keen eye for detail
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Effective and professional communication skills

BONUS POINTS IF YOU…

Are destined to save the universe!

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/oRvO5fwZ
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Lighting Artist – 3D

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

Dhx Studios – Vancouver Is Looking For A Lighting Artist Who Can Demonstrate A Broad Range Of Lighting Abilities To Conceptualize And Create The Overall Look, Attitude, And Style Of Character And Set Within An Animated Production. This Position Will Work Collaboratively With The Lighting And Composition Team To Create High Quality Aesthetic And Technical Work.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Light Shots And Sequences Based On Rigs Created By Lead Or Supervisor
Work With The Lighting Team To Deliver Production Needs On Time And To The Expected Quality Standards
Meet Production Deadlines And Maintain Regular Communication With Leads And Supervisors
Ensure And Maintain The Expected Render Time, Quality And Style Across The Production
Collaborate With Other Team Members To Improve Methods, Workflows And Techniques
Work Within The Lighting And Rendering Pipeline And Troubleshoot Common Technical Issues
Identify And Report Any Issues That Arise That May Affect Timelines Or Delivery Schedules
Assist With The Creation Of Documentation For Lighting Guidelines And Techniques
Be A Positive And Creative Force In Building A Healthy Work And Team Culture

What You Bring:

1-3 Years Of Experience In Animation Or Film Industry
Previous Experience In Lighting And/or Compositing In Episodic Tv Or Feature Film Animation
Solid Understanding Of Lighting, Shading, Texturing, Compositing, Modelling, And Rendering Workflows
Proficiency In Maya Is A Must
Proficiency In Nuke And/or Fusion Is A Must
Knowledge In V-ray And/or Katana Is A Benefit
Ability To Take Direction, Be Flexible, And Embrace Change
Ability To Communicate Creative And Technical Thoughts And Ideas In A Professional And Positive Manner
Ability To Be Proactive, Multitask, Prioritize And Manage Time Efficiently
Ability To Work Both Independently And Collaboratively, Often With Multiple Tasks And Under Deadline Pressure
Ability To Adapt To Multiple Show Styles

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/ofGL5fwv
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Prop Designer – 2D

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?
DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Prop Designer to join our team!

As the Prop Designer for this well-established girl’s property, you’ll be in charge of creating exciting, dynamic and detailed props that fit the style of the show; from cars, to books, to food and more! For this position, we’re looking for a portfolio that shows a variety of styles with a strong understanding of proportion and dimension, and a keen eye for detail!

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO:

Working with our Art Director and other Designers to create engaging props according to the style of the production
Translating prop description from script to visual design
Submitting multiple design variations and revisions based on feedback from Directors

WHAT YOU BRING:

Experience in Adobe Flash is required
Experience designing 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
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

BONUS POINTS IF YOU…

Believe in 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/oEkO5fwB
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Design Generalist – 2D

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?
DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Design Generalist to join our team!

The Design Generalist role is perfect for a person who loves to mix it up and try new challenges! We’re searching for talented artists who are experienced in Character, BG, and Prop Design and/or Colour. We’re looking for portfolios that demonstrate variety, passion and a strong understanding of human/creature form for one of our 2D animated series!

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO:

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
Organize and manage work and files efficiently
Other tasks and responsibilities as required for completion of the project

WHAT YOU BRING:

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

BONUS POINTS IF YOU…

Love working with amazing people!

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/oHkO5fwE
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