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DHX Media Ltd.

Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada
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Design Generalist, 2D

Description

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Design Generalist to join our team!

The Design Generalist role is perfect for a person who loves to mix it up and try new challenges! We’re searching for talented artists who are experienced in Character, BG, and Prop Design and/or Colour. We're looking for portfolios that demonstrate variety, passion and a strong understanding of human/creature form for one of our 2D animated series! 

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO:

  • Work with the Art Director and other Designers to create engaging, performable characters and props according to the style of the production
  • Translate character description and attitude from script to visual design
  • Submit multiple design variations and revisions based on feedback from Directors
  • Create model sheets of character turnarounds and facial/anatomical expressions
  • Organize and manage work and files efficiently
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as required for completion of the project

WHAT YOU BRING:

  • Experience designing characters and/or props on a series 
  • Strong drawing ability and a solid sense of design for 2D animation
  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school desired
  • Ability to work digitally (Photoshop, Flash, Toon Boom, etc.)
  • A strong understanding of proportion, balance, perspective, dimension and dynamism
  • Ability to take direction and work collaboratively within a team
  • Ability to communicate professionally and positively
  • Well organized with good time management skills

BONUS POINTS IF YOU… 

  • Love working with amazing people!

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.