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DHX Studios - Character Rotations Artist, 2D

Kristina Slivarichby on Sep 20, 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 looking for talented Character Rotations Artists to join one of our awesome 2D Flash production teams! As a Character Rotations Artist, you will create character rotations that will be used as reference sheets for the Posing and Animation teams. We’re looking for portfolios that showcase a variety of styles, multiple full character turnarounds, and a strong understanding of human/creature form.


  • Work with the Art Director and Designers to help create full character rotations that follow the style of the original designs, and stay within production guidelines

  • Recreate the structure of each given character pose from multiple angles to create full 360° rotations

  • Assist with polishing and refining character design concepts

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of human and creature proportions, shape, silhouette, angles and spacing

  • Capture both the technical and the stylistic side of the character in each rotation

  • Ensure consistency and quality throughout your work

  • Qualifications

  • Experience in character rotations on a series preferred

  • Previous experience in character and/or prop design in a production is a definite asset

  • Strong drawing ability and a solid sense of design for 2D animation

  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to adapt to multiple production styles

  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school desired

  • Ability to work digitally (Photoshop, Flash, Sketchbook, etc.)

  • 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

  • Ability to communicate professionally and positively

  • Well organized with good time management skills

  • Please APPLY at:

    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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