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DHX Media Recruiting 3D Pipeline Supervisor, Animation Supervisor, 3D Animator, Art Director, Designer & Storyboard Artist

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3D Pipeline Supervisor

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced 3D Pipeline Supervisor to join our team!

We are looking for a 3D Pipeline Supervisor to develop, manage, and maintain the 3D pipeline for our Vancouver studio. Strong leadership and management abilities are necessary for this role.

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO:

Partner with the Pipeline Producer to effectively prioritize and manage the pipeline team’s task assignments, while collaboratively establishing the pipeline roadmap
Effectively leverage the skillset in the pipeline team to support and maintain an efficient technical workflow appropriate to episodic production
Work with pipeline team to efficiently maintain pipeline tickets, effectively communicating priorities and rollouts to production
Oversee and manage the effective and stable implementation of new code to the existing code base
Anticipate pipeline development challenges and identify solutions with the Pipeline Producer
Partner with CG Supervisors, leads and heads of departments to support their technical and creative approach for production
Alongside the Pipeline Producer, collaborate with production management to ensure they have what they need to achieve their team’s milestones
Work closely with production, pipeline and development to implement software, toolsets, and workflow solutions for the studio while determining resource requirements
Meet with leads on the shows to support production and artist concerns including debugging, troubleshooting and managing fixes
Motivate and manage the pipeline team through demonstrated leadership and positive presence
Support and encourage a collaborative team approach
Clearly identify and establish performance expectations for direct reports
Create and recommend show/facility-based scripts and tools as needed
Act as a liaison communicating technical issues to IT, Production and Development as needed
Keep up-to-date on the latest research and industry developments

WHAT YOU BRING:

5+ years experience as a Pipeline Supervisor in the animation or film or software industry
Extensive experience developing for CG applications such as Maya and Nuke
Advanced knowledge of networking and performance issues that arise with automated tools
A degree or equivalent in Computer Graphics, Computer Science or other related course
Thorough understanding of the entire production process, including modeling, texturing, animation, rigging, rendering, compositing and FX creation
Experience with Linux and Windows is required
Experience scripting with Python
Experience scripting or writing plugins for Maya and Nuke
Working knowledge and understanding of C/C++ or other object-oriented programming language
Experience with databases such as MySQL is required
Knowledge of Subversion, CVS, Git or other revision control system
Good understanding of database-based applications such as Shotgun and Qube
Knowledge and experience working with a large render farm
Excellent problem-solving skills
Highly motivated with the ability to work under pressure
Excellent communication skills with the ability to delegate and mentor people and projects
Detail-oriented with a strong ability to multitask
Strong working knowledge of 3D software packages and pipelines
Understanding of episodic, direct to video, feature film production methodologies

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/oIGA5fwN
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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 Hasbro 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/o7hQ5fw3
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3D Animator

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 an animator you create high-caliber, dramatic and action-oriented character animation while at the same time meeting production deadlines. You have a good understanding of the principles of animation, movement and timing skills. You are integral to the animation team and are enthusiastic at developing your skills. You are able to take direction and address notes willingly in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

Work from storyboard/animatic to create animation sequences as assigned by director
Strong understanding of the principles of animation, lip-sync, and camera composition
Complete assigned animation within scheduled timeframe
Block movements in rough animation, refine and polish to completion in final animation
Address required revisions and modify shots as requested
Based on the production schedule and resources available, ensure and maintain the quality, style and continuity of your animation
Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
Assist with and complete production-related assignments
Keep current on animation techniques and technology
Ensure the lead animator/director’s instructions are carried through Recommend any team training needs to lead animator
Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
Be a positive and creative force on the team

Qualifications

2+ year of experience in animation or film industry
Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset
Proficient in 3D animation packages
Solid understanding of character posing, character animation lip sync and camera composition
Able to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player
Able to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Encourage feedback and new initiatives
Able to adapt to multiple animation styles
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change

THANK YOU for all of those who express interest in being 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/oUmx5fwC
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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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Designer – 3D

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?
DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Designer to join our team!
DHX Studios – Vancouver is looking for a Designer to execute key designs and create original concepts for one of our productions. This position is responsible for maintaining the show style and ensuring that the designs work within the story specifications.

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO:

Create original designs on show style according to production schedule
Work closely with the Art Director and Lead Designer to keep designs manageable and complete work within the scheduled timeframe
Collaborate creatively with the design and modelling departments
Keep current with scripts and animatics to inform design choices
Learn and adhere to established production methodology
Identify and communicate any issues, concerns or efficiencies to Lead Designer
Participate in production & departmental meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
Work collaboratively within the team

WHAT YOU BRING:

1-2 years of experience in production design for animation
Design education is an asset, but not required
Strong drawing and colour fundamentals
3D design and modelling experience a definite asset
Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change
Strong problem solving skills

BONUS POINTS IF YOU:

Have experience designing vehicles and mechanical objects
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/oEDJ5fwP
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Storyboard Artist – 2D

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced Storyboard Artists to join our team!

Come join the ranks of epic Storyboard Artists that have passed through our studio doors! We are searching for inspired artists with a keen eye for composition, a strong sense of story, and mad drawing skills!
As a Storyboard Artist, you’ll be collaborating with the Director and Storyboard department to conceptualize the story and create the visual blueprint for the entire production. This is your chance to set the scene for one of our brand new 2D Flash productions!

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO:

Collaborate with the Director and Storyboard team to create high-quality, dynamic storyboard panels
Study scripts to determine artistic interpretation and design boards in conjunction with the Supervising Director/Producer
Be aware of the show’s continuity, and ensure the style and quality of the production is consistently met in board work
Communicate progress or issues with Directors, Storyboard Supervisor and Production to ensure all deadlines are met
Consult with Director to approve the final storyboard panels and make revisions as needed
Communicate ideas effectively and recommend solutions to help interpret the script visually
Assist in mentoring and supporting other Storyboard Artists and Revisionists
Maximize the re-use of assets with minor changes when the production schedule calls for it
Assist with and complete production-related assignments
Keep current on storyboarding techniques and technology

WHAT YOU BRING:

2-3 years’ experience as a Storyboard Artist on an animated series
Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school
Ability to work digitally (Cintiq with Sketchbook, Photoshop or Flash, etc.)
Experience and familiarity with 2D Animation pipeline
Strong drawing skills and sense of design, character and composition
Strong sense of acting and timing
Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Creative problem solving skills

BONUS POINTS IF YOU…

Are known for both your drawing skills and your sense of humour!

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/ouwO5fwD
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