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DHX Studios - Feature Harmony Compositors (2D)

Kristina Slivarichby on Nov 9, 2016
Vancouver, Canada
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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 Feature Compositing Artists for our upcoming 2D Feature Film! As a Comp artist, you will be responsible for constructing the final image by combining layers of FX, animation and background elements into a final composite shot as per each shot’s requirements.


Create and composite digital FX, highlights and tones within the current compositing pipeline
Collaborate with AFX artists and supervisors to achieve consistent and high quality results
Manage renders and set up shots technically
Integrate all layers including animation, environment, lighting and AFX-related materials to create the final shots
Work with 3D renders and combine seamlessly into 2D scenes
Ensure and maintain the expected quality, style and schedule across the production
Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with leads and supervisors
Collaborate with other team members to improve methods, workflows and techniques
Analyze and troubleshoot common technical issues
Identify and report any issues that arise that may affect timelines or delivery schedules


1-3 years of experience in the animation or film industry
Previous experience in lighting and/or compositing in episodic TV or feature film animation
Proficiency in Harmony is preferred
Experience in Adobe After Effects and Photoshop is an asset
Solid understanding of compositing, lighting, shading, colour and rendering
Strong sense of design and shot composition
Must be efficient, proactive and detail oriented
Ability to take direction, be flexible and embrace change
Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas in a professional and positive manner
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure

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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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