• Director, 2D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
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  • Overview


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


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


    The role:


    Peanuts is preparing for liftoff and we’re looking for a talented trailblazer of a Director to help lead the creative vision of this new Harmony animated series, and bring it to its full potential.


    The countdown is on, what are you waiting for? Apply now!


    You will get to work on…

    • Overseeing entire production, from scripts, to animation, to final mix
    • Ensuring all the designs, animation, voice talent are suitable in aesthetic, function and form to support the integrity of the Production
    • Overseeing the daily activities of the Production team and providing constructive criticism, wisdom, guidance, and feedback
    • Continually evaluating and improving story structure, shot flow, shot design and overall creative appeal
    • Collaborating with Production Management to ensure show status is effectively communicated throughout production
    • Respecting and adhering to the production schedule to ensure deadlines are met
    • Fostering and enabling communication and collaboration across all departments
    • Organizing and managing own work and files efficiently
    • Other tasks and responsibilities as requested


    You will be a great fit on our team if…

    • You aspire to keep on the cutting edge of art, animation and culture
    • You have the ability to collaborate and work in a predominantly team-oriented environment
    • You have effective and professional communication skills both verbal and written
    • You have exceptional ability to multi-task and prioritize
    • You are self-motivated with demonstrated initiative
    • You have the ability to thrive in a high pressure, deadline oriented environment

    Specific skills we’d love to see… 

    • 2+ years of experience as a Director in Classical and/or 2D Animation
    • Degree/Diploma in a recognized animation program
    • Strong story sense and experience with pre-production, storyboards and animatics
    • Solid understanding of the ToonBoom Harmony animation process
    • Experience with other 2D software (Adobe Flash, TV Paint, etc.)

    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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