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DHX Studios – Character Designer, 2D

Kristina Slivarichby on Sep 21, 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 Designers with previous production experience to work with our My Little Pony, Equestria Girls production team! We’re looking for portfolios that show a strong understanding of human/creature form, a variety of styles, mouthcharts, handcharts, and turnarounds, and a keen eye for fashion!


  • Working with our Art Director and other Designers to create engaging, performable characters according to the style of the production

  • Translating character description and attitude from script to visual design

  • Submitting multiple design variations and revisions based on feedback from Directors

  • Creating model sheets of character turnarounds and facial/anatomical expressions

  • Qualifications

  • Experience designing characters on a series preferred

  • Experience in Flash is required

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

  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school desired

  • 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 environment

  • 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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