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DHX Studios - Storyboard Revisionist, 2D

Kristina Slivarichby on Sep 26, 2016
Location
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
Animation
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
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 are looking for extremely talented, fun, inspired Storyboard Revisionists to join the team on one of our exciting 3D productions! As a Storyboard Revisionist, you'll work from Directors' notes to enhance storytelling and fix problematic sequences in a board. Aside from first-rate drawing skills, you'll need speed, the ability to take and interpret direction, and a knack for adding great poses and expressions to punch up specific scenes. You'll be improving your craft through hands-on experience with our accomplished team of Board Artists and Directors, learning their tricks of the trade.

Responsibilities

Discuss and implement necessary changes to boards
Follow direction given in notes and discussions to revise boards to production expectations
Be aware of the series/show’s continuity, and ensure the style and quality of the production is consistently met in board work
Communicate progress or issues with Board Artists and Supervisors, to ensure all deadlines are met
Assist with and complete production-related assignments
Keep current on storyboarding techniques and technology

Qualifications

Previous experience as a Storyboard Artist or Revisionist for an animated series
Understanding of filmic storytelling principles and techniques
Ability to work digitally (Cintiq with Sketchbook, Photoshop or Flash, etc.)
Strong drawing skills and sense of design, character and composition
Strong sense of acting and timing
Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
Creative problem solving skills
Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school preferred

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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