11 Jul 2016

Full-Time Feature Lead Location Designer

DHX StudiosVancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Job Description

About Us

DHX Studios 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

We are currently seeking a Feature Lead Location Designer for a 2D animated feature. The Lead Location Designer will assist in supporting and mentoring the Location Design team, and provide Key and Background scene designs and colour styling in consultation with the Director according to the style of the production.

Responsibilities

Ensure key and layout location designs are suitable in function and form for the style required by the Director
Produce designs that must show strong understanding of perspective, proportion, balance, dimension and dynamism
Support, mentor, and collaborate with the Design Team to create high quality location designs within given deadlines
Organize and manage work and files efficiently
Other tasks and responsibilities as requested and for the completion of the project
Qualifications

3-5 years’ experience in the animation industry
Degree/Diploma at a recognized Animation school &/or equivalent experience
Comprehension and knowledge of general and/or classical animation, character animation and Flash
Experience in 3D Design is an asset
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Effective and professional communication skills both verbal and written
Self-motivated with demonstrated initiative
Ability to thrive in a team based environment
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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