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DHX Media Recruiting CG Supervisor, Producer, Art Director, Modelling Supervisor, Lead Designer, Production Manager, Senior Designer, Designer & Lead Animator

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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.

Dhx Will Accommodate People With Disabilities Throughout The Recruitment And Selection Process. Applicants Are Encouraged To Make Their Needs Known In Advance If Accommodation Is Required

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2HdsQb7
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Producer – 3D

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?

Dhx Media – Vancouver Is Looking For An Experienced Producer To Join Our 3d Team!

As A Producer For Dhx Studios Vancouver, You Will Oversee All Aspects Of People And Production Planning For Animation – From Scripts, Voice Records, Storyboards, Animation And Post-production Through Delivery To Broadcasters. With Your Strong Knowledge Of 3d Animation, The Production Process And Maya Workflows, You Will Establish Strategies For Meeting Key Production Deliverables And Milestones.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Manage Resource And Time Schedules For The Production Across All Departments
Manage Production Budget And Maintain Production Schedule
Ensure All Departments Achieve Production Milestones
Staff, Interview, And Negotiate Contracts With Internal Employees, External Candidates, And All Other Outside Vendors/suppliers
Manage And Delegate Tasks To The Production Manager And Production Coordinators
Support The Director And Creator’s Vision For The Series
Liaise Directly With Clients
Ensure That Artists Have The Proper Tools Available To Them
Work With Finance, Director Of Production, Svp Production And Other Production And Corporate Staff To Establish A Working Production Budget For The Series
Track And Maintain The Production Budget, Attend Weekly Cost Report Meetings, Approve Time Sheets, Invoices And Purchases
Work Collaboratively With The Director Of Production And Overall Studio Schedules To Create, Maintain And Revise Production Schedules Where Necessary
Establish Regular Team Meetings Involving Key Supervisors To Regularly Review Progress On Production Schedule And Budget
Oversee The Day-to-day Operation Of The Production
Manage The Script Process, Including Clearances, Script Meetings, Delivery And Related Budget
Oversee The Asset Library And Archiving To Ensure That Naming Conventions Are Established And Followed

What You Bring:

Minimum 5 Years Of Experience In A Leadership Role On An Animated Production
Experience And Knowledge With 3d Pipelines And Workflow
Driven, Innovative And Solution Focused
Exceptional Project Management Skills With The Ability To Successfully Manage People, Expenses And Timelines In A Fast Paced And Dynamic Environment
Exceptional Communicator – Able To Clearly Communicate Vision, Priorities And Timelines
Strong Organizational Skills With Great Attention To Detail
Ability To Professionally Represent Dhx With External And Internal Contacts
Knowledge Of Microsoft Office Software Required

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.

Dhx Will Accommodate People With Disabilities Throughout The Recruitment And Selection Process. Applicants Are Encouraged To Make Their Needs Known In Advance If Accommodation Is Required

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2EsV5Rr
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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!

As The Art Director, You Will Play A Key Role In Controlling The Overall Visual Direction. Working Closely With Clients, 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
Provide Constructive Criticism, Wisdom, Guidance, And Feedback That Will Help Others Further Their Career Development
Carry Out Duties In A Professional And Positive Manner
Be A Positive And Creative Force On The 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

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.

Dhx Will Accommodate People With Disabilities Throughout The Recruitment And Selection Process. Applicants Are Encouraged To Make Their Needs Known In Advance If Accommodation Is Required

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2Bv5rRO
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Modelling Supervisor

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?

Dhx Studios – Vancouver Is Seeking An Experienced Modelling Supervisor To Join Our 3d Team! As A Modelling Supervisor, You Will Be Responsible For Establishing Workflows, Managing The Modelling Team, And Training Artists. In Addition, You Will Collaborate With Other Supervisors And Directors To Ensure That Modeling Assets Are Passed Across Departments With Efficiency, While Meeting The Creative And Scheduling Requirements Of The Production.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Lead And Oversee The Daily Activities Of The Modelling Department
Train And Mentor The Modelling Team On An Ongoing Basis Both Technically And Creatively
Provide Detailed Direction To The Modelling Team And Contribute To Their Growth And Development By Understanding Their Needs, Interests, Strengths And Weaknesses
Establish Efficient Modelling Techniques, Topology, Naming And Other Conventions To Optimize Asset Creation Process
Assist In Guiding Artists’ Overall Professional Development By Providing Constructive Criticism, Wisdom, Guidance, And Feedback
Set Goals For Others That Can Be Achieved Using Available Resources Within Projected Timelines
Prioritize And Assign Modelling Tasks To The Modelling Team Ensuring That Assets Are Created On Time And On Budget
Create And Update Documentation For Workflows And Guidelines
Foster And Enable Communication And Collaboration Across Departments
Collaborate With The Pipeline Team, Designers, Rigging And Surfacing Artists To Achieve Both Creative And Technical Goals Within Scheduled Time Frames
Work Closely With The Rigging Team To Establish The Best Topology And Conventions For Both Modeling And Rigging Needs
Work Closely With The Cg Supervisor To Establish And Develop Modeling Tools And Process Before, And During Production
Work Collaboratively With The Art Director And Design Team
Anticipate, Communicate, And Troubleshoot Any Creative Or Technical Issues With Assistance From Key Stakeholders
Assist The Hr And Talent Acquisition Departments In The Development Of Job Descriptions, Sourcing Of Candidates As Well As The Candidate Selection Process

What You Bring:

4+ Years Of Modelling Experience For Film Or Television
1+ Years As A Senior, Lead Or Supervising Modeller
High Proficiency In Maya Is A Must
Experience With Zbrush, Modo Or Similar Sculpting Programs Is Required
Experience In Creation Of All Asset Types Including Characters, Environments, Vehicles And Props Is Required
Experience With V-ray Would Be A Benefit
Excellent Understanding Of The Fundamentals Of Organic And Hard Body Modeling
Excellent Understanding Of Topology, For Both Organic And Non-organic Models
Experience With Character Blend Shape Creation Is A Must
Strong Leadership, Management, And Organizational Skills
Excellent Team Player With Strong Interpersonal Skills
Ability To Identify Strengths And Weakness Of Modeling Team
Ability To Remain Flexible And Adaptable To Meet The Changing Needs Of Production
Ability To Set Priorities For Yourself And Others, As Well As Manage The Progress Of Work
Proactive Work Ethic, Capable Problem Solver With The Ability To Implement Solutions
Ability To Multitask, Prioritize And Manage Time Efficiently
Ability To Think Creatively To Resolve Technical Challenges
Ability To Communicate In A Professional And Positive Manner
Ability To Adapt To Multiple Show Styles
Must Be Open To Direction And Able To Embrace Change

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.

Dhx Will Accommodate People With Disabilities Throughout The Recruitment And Selection Process. Applicants Are Encouraged To Make Their Needs Known In Advance If Accommodation Is Required

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2o8rVzY
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Lead Designer – 3D

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?

Dhx Media – Vancouver Is Looking For An Experienced Lead Designer To Join Our Team!

As A Lead Designer You Will Work With The Art Director To Lead The Design Team To Ensure The Delivery Of Expected High-quality Designs As Required By The Production.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Create Original, Production-oriented Designs Through A Procedurally Iterative Process (Including Turnarounds And Other Detailed Notes)
Meet With The Design Supervisor And Supervising Director To Discuss Asset Requirements
Work In Line, Grayscale, And Colour
Assist With Paintovers And Feedback For Design And Modelling Teams
Complete Work Assigned Within The Scheduled Timeframe
Keep Designs Manageable And In Line With The Modelling Days Allotted For Each Asset
Work Directly With Modelling To Build Characters, Sets, And Props,, Offering Advice And Design Support Throughout The Process
Accept Feedback On Designs And Execute On Changes Quickly
Participate In Production-related Meetings By Offering Thoughts And Ideas
Stay Up To Date With Shows By Reading Scripts And Watching Animatics
Maintain The Production’s Show Style And Optimize Designs For Storytelling Needs
Communicate Effective And Production-friendly Solutions When Production Requests Are Not Possible Within Production Timelines
Keep Your Work Orders Current And Accurate In The Design Approval System
Keep Design Coordinator In The Loop On All Activities And Any Issues That May Arise
Identify Gaps That May Exist On Assigned Episodes And Implement Solutions To Rectify
Anticipate, Communicate, And Troubleshoot Any Creative Or Technical Issues With Assistance From Key Stakeholders
Work Collaboratively As Part Of The Senior Production Team
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
Be Part Of The Recruiting Process By Assisting The Hr Department With The Development Of Job Descriptions, Sourcing Of Candidates As Well As The Candidate Selection Process
Train Design Team On An Ongoing Basis Both Technically And Creatively
Communicate Expectations To Design Team While Balancing Creative Desires With The Requirements Of Production
Oversee The Daily Activities Of The Design Team
Partner With Management To Guide Artists’ Overall Professional Development By Providing Performance Feedback, Mentoring, Assisting With Resolving Performance Issues, And Maintaining Positive Morale Among The Team
Foster And Enable Communication And Collaboration Across Departments
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
Provide Constructive Criticism, Wisdom, Guidance, And Feedback That Will Help Others Further Their Career Development

What You Bring:

4+ Years In Cg Animation Design
Ba/bfa In Fine Arts Or Commercial Arts Field An Asset
Must Have Strong Design Experience For 3d Animation And Be Able To Design A Wide Variety Of Human Characters, Facial Expressions, Creatures, Machinery, Vehicles, And Props
Experience Interfacing With Other Designers, Modellers, Animators And Directors
Strong Leadership, Management, And Organizational Skills
Excellent Team Player With Strong Interpersonal Skills
Able To Effectively Give Direction And Communicate Storytelling
Able To Identify Strengths And Weakness Of Design Team
Able To Remain Flexible And Adaptable To Meet The Changing Needs Of Production
Able To Set Priorities For Yourself And Others, As Well As Manage The Progress Of Work
Proactive Work Ethic, Capable Problem Solver With The Ability To Implement Solutions
Able To Multitask, Prioritize And Manage Time Efficiently
Strong Management And Problem Solving Skills
Able To Think Creatively To Resolve Technical Challenges
Able To Communicate In A Professional And Positive Manner
Able To Adapt To Multiple Show Styles
Must Be Open To Direction And Able To Embrace Change

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.
Dhx Will Accommodate People With Disabilities Throughout The Recruitment And Selection Process. Applicants Are Encouraged To Make Their Needs Known In Advance If Accommodation Is Required

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2BwBWz1
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Production Manager – 3D

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?

Dhx Media – Vancouver Is Looking For An Experienced Production Manager To Join Our 3d Team!

As A Production Manager For Dhx Studios Vancouver, You Will Work Closely With The Producer To Oversee Day-to-day Operations Of The 3d Production Process, Managing Timelines, People, And Process. You Will Work With The Series Director And Art Director To Facilitate Creative Needs Of The Project, As Well As The Producer For Show Status And Crew Performance, Ensuring The Show Remains On Schedule And On Budget.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Ensure Each Episode Is Advancing As Per Pre-established Timelines And Be Attuned And Up To Date On The Inner Workings Of Each Department
Review All Script And Animatic Notes And Ensure That The Team Is Balancing Priorities And Responding On A Timely Basis
Work With Producer And Coordinators To Create Detailed Plans And Break Downs Of Tasks For The Team, Ensuring The Project Remains On Schedule
Monitor Timely Delivery Of Assets By Freelancers
Organize The Show Deliverables And Ensure That Every Client Receives Everything Required As Per The Production Services Agreement
Directly Oversee The Daily Activities/tasks Of Production Coordinators
Monitor Employee Attendance And Manage Vacation Requests

What You Bring:

Minimum 5 Years Of Experience In A Leadership Role On An Animated Production
Experience And Knowledge With 3d Pipelines And Workflow
Driven, Innovative And Solution Focused
Exceptional Project Management Skills With The Ability To Successfully Manage People, Expenses And Timelines In A Fast Paced And Dynamic Environment
Exceptional Communicator – Able To Clearly Communicate Vision, Priorities And Timelines
Strong Organizational Skills With Great Attention To Detail
Ability To Professionally Represent Dhx With External And Internal Contacts
Knowledge Of Microsoft Office Software Required

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.
Dhx Will Accommodate People With Disabilities Throughout The Recruitment And Selection Process. Applicants Are Encouraged To Make Their Needs Known In Advance If Accommodation Is Required

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2EKHqsl
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Senior Designer – 3D

Want To Make Awesome Cartoons With Amazingly Talented Teams In A Cool New Studio?

Dhx Media – Vancouver Is Looking For An Experienced Senior Designer To Join Our Team!

As The Senior Designer You Are An Essential Creative Member Of The Design Team. Working Under The Supervision Of The Art Director, You Will Execute Key Designs And Create Original Concepts For The Production (Including Turnarounds/rotations). You Will Strive To Maintain The Show Style With Your Designs And Keep Them Working Within The Story Specifications. You Train, Mentor And Motivate New Designers On The Crew And Communicate Effective And Production-friendly Solutions When Requested.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Execute Key Designs And Higher Level Of Rendering
Collaborate Creatively With The Design And Modelling Departments
Train, Mentor And Motivate New Designers Who Are Places On The Crew
Keep Current With Scripts And Animatics To Inform Design Choices
Learn And Adhere To Established Production Methodology
Create Original Designs On Show Style According To Production Schedule
Endure Design Viability Is Appropriate To The Modelling And Animation Budget
Identify And Communicate Any Issues, Concerns Of Efficiencies To Production Or Art Director As Appropriate
Execute Changes On Designs Based On Feedback From Art Director
Keep Work Orders Current And Accurate In The Design And Modelling Approval System
Keep Files Efficiently Organized
Carry Out All Duties In A Professional And Positive Manner

What You Bring:

3 + 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 Take Direction, Collaborate, And Be A Team Player
Able To Work Alone And Collaboratively, Often With Multiple Tasks And Under Deadline Pressure
Must Be Open To Direction And Able To Embrace Change
Encourages Feedback And New Initiatives
Strong Problem Solving Skills
Enjoys Working In A Team Atmosphere And Has A Proactive Approach To Work

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.

Dhx Will Accommodate People With Disabilities Throughout The Recruitment And Selection Process. Applicants Are Encouraged To Make Their Needs Known In Advance If Accommodation Is Required

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2o8fhkl
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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!

As A Designer You Will 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 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

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.
Dhx Will Accommodate People With Disabilities Throughout The Recruitment And Selection Process. Applicants Are Encouraged To Make Their Needs Known In Advance If Accommodation Is Required

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2Hhwlxk
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Lead Animator – 3D

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

Dhx Studios Is Seeking A Driven, Experienced Lead Animator To Lead A Team Of Talented Animators On One Of Our Awesome 3d Productions! As The Lead Animator, You Will Be Directly Responsible For The Artistic Output, Operations And Overall Functioning Of The Animation Department. This Will Be Achieved By Evaluating, Implementing And Supervising Process, Work Flow And Technical Infrastructure That Maximize Quality And Ensure Viability. Team Synergy And Effectiveness Will Ensure Success; Therefore Recruitment, Team Building And Group Dynamics Will Play A Major Part In This Position.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Direct Animation And Provide Feedback To Animators On Composition, Timing, Performance, Staging, Blocking And Overall Style
Review The Work Of Each Animator On A Regular Basis And Approve Shots For Submission To The Episodic Director
Oversee And Assist In Training The Animation Team On An Ongoing Basis Both Technically And Creatively
Conduct Model And Rig Testing To Ensure Rigs Are Production Ready
Conduct Quality Control Of All Assets
Review, Provide Feedback All Final Renders
Manage Show Resources Through Shotgun (Asset Tracking System To Ensure Shows Are Staying On Budget While Maximizing Creative Objectives)
Collaborate With Episodic Director And Series Director To Prioritize Client Requests And Changes On An Ongoing Basis
Collaborate With Production Management To Ensure Show Status Is Effectively Communicated Throughout Production
Identify Actions Necessary To Achieve Task Completion And To Obtain Results While Meeting Schedules, Deadlines And Performance Goals
Communicate And Set Expectations For The Animation Team To Ensure On-time Delivery Ensure And Maintain The Quality, Style, And Continuity Of Animation Across The Show
Oversee The Daily Activities Of The Animation Team
Partner With Management To Guide Artists’ Overall Professional Development, Providing Performance Feedback, Mentoring, Assisting With Resolving Performance Issues And Maintaining Positive Morale Among The Team
Be A Positive And Creative Force On The Team
Be Part Of The Recruiting Process By Assisting The Hr Department With The Development Of Job Descriptions, Sourcing Of Candidates As Well As The Candidate Selection Process
Partner With Management To Guide Artists’ Overall Professional Development By Providing Performance Feedback, Mentoring, Assisting With Resolving Performance Issues And Maintaining Positive Morale Among The Team
Foster And Enable Communication And Collaboration Across Departments
Work With Production Team To Identify Appropriate Staffing Levels And Needs.
Set Goals For Others That Can Be Achieved Using Available Resources, And Use Previous Measurable Performance To Establish Goals Within Projected Timeframe

What You Bring:

2+ Years Of Experience As A Senior, Lead Animator Or Animation Director In The Animation Industry
Proficient In 3d Animation Packages
Strong Understanding Of Key-framed Animation Development Processes, Limitations And Dependencies
A Strong Understanding Of Basic Human Kinetics And Basic Real World Physics
Understanding Of Rigging And Modelling
Thorough Understanding Of Animation Principles
Strong Understanding Of Cinematic Storytelling Principles And Techniques
Strong Leadership, Management, And Organizational Skills
Excellent Team Player With Strong Interpersonal Skills
Ability To Effectively Give Direction And Communicate Storytelling
Ability To Identify Strengths And Weakness Of Animation Team
Ability To Set Priorities For Yourself And Others, As Well As Manage The Progress Of Work
Proactive Work Ethic, Capable Problem Solver With The Ability To Implement Solutions
Ability To Multitask, Prioritize And Manage Time Efficiently
Ability To Communicate In A Professional And Positive Manner
Ability To Adapt To Multiple Animation Styles
Must Be Open To Direction And Able To Embrace Change
Ability To Remain Flexible And Adaptable To Meet The Changing Needs Of Production

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.

Dhx Will Accommodate People With Disabilities Throughout The Recruitment And Selection Process. Applicants Are Encouraged To Make Their Needs Known In Advance If Accommodation Is Required

Apply here:- http://bit.ly/2EGGwgd
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