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DHX Studios - Builds/Rigging Supervisor, 2D

Kristina Slivarichby on Sep 12, 2016
DHX Media
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
Animation : 2D Animation
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Pay / Salary
Monthly Salary
Job Description
About Us

DHX Media 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

DHX Studios – Vancouver is currently looking for a Builds/Rigging Supervisor! Working with the team on one of our popular animated series, you’ll be responsible for ensuring the technical and creative success of builds and rigging for the show. An in-depth understanding of Harmony, combined with several years of builds/rigging experience is required.


  • Guide and develop a team of artists to create the requested style of character and prop builds for the production

  • Formulate a plan for each episode to achieve deliverables and create efficiencies

  • Work closely with the Production Coordinator to proactively flag and problem-solve any potential issues

  • Assign and review character and prop builds, ensuring revisions are completed as needed to uphold a high level of quality throughout the show

  • Ensure the team is meeting assigned weekly quotas and expectations

  • Ensure the builds work well for the rest of the animation pipeline

  • Work collaboratively with other departments in a team environment

  • Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in Harmony Builds (experience in Harmony 10 is required, experience with Harmony 12 is preferable)

  • A strong desire to mentor and coach a team of artists, with previous experience in a supervisory position a definite asset

  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school

  • Technically inclined, solution-oriented with strong problem solving skills

  • Strong, expressive drawing skills

  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet individual and team deadlines

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

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    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.
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