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DHX Media - BG Layout & Colour, 2D

Kristina Slivarichby on Sep 20, 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 experienced BG Layout and BG Colour Artists to join our team. 

The role: 

If you have a background in backgrounds, a solid understanding of perspective and space, and a keen eye for colour then we have just what you’re looking for! As a BG Layout or BG Colour artist, you’ll play a part in creating the environments for this awesome new 2D Production.

You will get to work on… 

  • Utilizing the Key BG designs as reference to draw rough and clean layouts for all assigned sequences
  • Completing all layouts/colour ensuring style and quality of show is met
  • Completing all layouts/colour within assigned deadlines
  • Following the direction of the BG Builds Supervisor
  • Ensuring all artwork is properly backed up and stored appropriately
  • If applicable, helping out in other departments as needed

You will be a great fit on our team if…

  • You communicate in a professional and positive manner
  • You can take direction and apply notes from Supervisors
  • You have the desire to learn and work as part of a team
  • You have a sharp wit and a great sense of humor!
  • Specific skills we’d love to see…
  • Strong drawing skills and an understanding of perspective
  • Comprehension and knowledge of designing and painting in Photoshop
  • Previous work experience on an animated television series (2D) preferred
  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation program
  • Knowledge of Adobe Flash, Harmony, or Maya an asset

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! 

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. 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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