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DHX Studios - AFX Artist, 2D

Kristina Slivarichby on Feb 15, 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced AFX Artist to join our team!

The role:

We’re looking for an AFX Artist for an Animation (Flash) series. The AFX Artist will design effects which are production-friendly and efficient, while maintaining a high artistic standard. The successful candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively with different departments within a fast-paced production environment.

You will get to work on…

  • Collaborating with Directors, Supervisors and IT to design and create the requested style of AFX
  • Communicating with various departments for required assets and input
  • Finding a balance between your creative needs and technical resources available
  • Performing artistic tasks and use creative problem solving to produce desired AFX
  • Organizing and managing own work and files efficiently
  • Ensuring that all production deadlines are met while producing work at a quality level in keeping with production requirements
  • Reviewing workload and communicating any issues to Director and Producer
  • Utilizing Flash and AFX capability to complete other production tasks as requested

You will be a great fit on our team if…

  • Ability to work alongside and communicate with a talented and diverse production team
  • Ability to manage additional production tasks and responsibilities when required, while maintaining own production targets
  • Drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
  • Effective and professional communication skills

Specific skills we’d love to see…

  • 2+ years of experience working within a 2D animation production environment
  • Proficiency in Adobe After Effects and Flash is a must
  • Experience in creating particle effects in After Effects using 2.5D cameras, and working with Boris - Particle World, Boris - Particle System 2, Digieffects Damage, and Mocha, is desired
  • Demonstrated experience, comprehension and knowledge of classical animation, character animation, and lip-syncing
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Animation

Why work at DHX Media?

DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

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. DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

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