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DHX Media Recruiting Producer & Art Director

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Producer – 2D Animated Feature (Toon Boom)

Description

DHX Media is an international leader in television production and distribution, interactive content and entertainment licensing, with an emphasis on children, family and youth markets. With offices in Toronto, Halifax, Vancouver and Los Angeles and three award-winning production facilities, DHX Media is the producer or co-producer of over 40 original television series. Our Vancouver studio, where this position is located, is bustling with more than 250 talented professionals who are passionate about creating quality animation! We have great events like our annual Art Show and Summer BBQ, competitive salaries, extended health benefits, and an in-house gym.
We are currently seeking a Producer to oversee the production of a high-profile 2D animated feature, beginning in January! This includes all aspects of animation production from scripts, voice records, storyboards, animation and post-production through delivery. You must have working knowledge of Toon Boom production pipelines; additional experience with Maya workflows is a strong asset.
We require an extremely well-organized, collaborative and passionate team-player to join our team in this role, ensuring DHX Media’s world class reputation and production values are maintained.

Responsibilities Include:

Establishing production schedule, budget and all deliverables in collaboration with the Director of Production;
Working closely with executives, clients, broadcasters and production crew to deliver on the creative vision of the series;
Proactively seeking solutions to ensure milestones and deadlines are met;
Acting as Hiring Manager, with the support of Human Resources;
Inspiring, motivating and maximizing communication amongst the creative team.

Qualifications Include:

4+ years of experience as a Producer for television, with in-depth knowledge of both Toon Boom and 3D pipelines/workflows;
Driven, innovative and solution focused;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Strong organization skills and attention to detail;
Strong leadership skills and the ability to work well with a diverse creative team.

Apply here:- recruiting@dhxmedia.com
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Art Director – 2D Animated Feature

Description

DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is an award-winning animation studio, which has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows. With more than 250 employees and multiple projects on the go – including Looped, My Little Pony, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – we’re bustling! Our studio is full of talented and inspired professionals who are passionate about creating quality animation! We have great events like our annual Art Show and Summer BBQ, extended health benefits, and an in-house gym. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?
We’re looking for an Art Director with feature experience to lead design on an upcoming 2D project which will be animated in Toon Boom. This project is high-profile, and has a great track record! We’re seeking someone with a keen eye for the aesthetic needs of the project, who is a pro at juggling priorities and consistently meets design objectives, enjoys managing and mentoring a team, and can maintain excellent relationships with clients and colleagues!

Responsibilities Include:

Under the leadership of the Director, ensuring all designs (Character, Location, Prop) and the colour palette support the overall creative vision for the story and style of the project. Ensuring suitability in aesthetic, function and form;
Interpreting and incorporating feedback from the Director in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way;
Adhering to the production schedule, ensuring the design team meets key milestones and deadlines;
Sharing information, methodologies and ideas with others, providing guidance/mentorship to the design team;
Proactively communicating with the Director, Producer and/or other departments to anticipate and tackle potential problems as a team.

Qualifications Include:

3+ years of experience working as an Art Director/Lead, with prior experience on an animated feature;
Comprehension and knowledge of animation and its various platforms (Degree/Diploma in Animation desired but not a requirement);
Strong drawing, illustration and painting skills with working knowledge of anatomy, proportion, perspective and composition;
High degree of proficiency in Photoshop;
Experience on a Toon Boom production an asset;
Able to communicate ideas clearly and concisely, to anticipate hurdles and problem-solve;
Well organized and efficient, able to juggle shifting priorities and meet performance objectives within a fast-paced production environment;
Able to receive direction, and work collaboratively with a positive attitude;
An aspiration to keep on the cutting edge of art, animation and culture.

Apply here:- recruiting@dhxmedia.com
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