• AFX Artist, 2D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/8/2018 5:29 PM)
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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 AFX Artist to join our team! 


    The role:


    We’re looking for an AFX Artist to 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:

    • Collaborate with Directors, Supervisors and IT to design and create the requested style of AFX
    • Communicate with various departments for required assets and input
    • Find a balance between your creative needs and technical resources available
    • Perform artistic tasks and use creative problem solving to produce desired AFX
    • Organize and manage own work and files efficiently
    • Ensure that all production deadlines are met while producing work at a quality level in keeping with production requirements
    • Review workload and communicate any issues to Director and Producer
    • Utilize Flash and AFX capability to complete other production tasks as requested


    You will be a great fit on our team if you…

    • Work alongside and communicate with a talented and diverse production team
    • Manage additional production tasks and responsibilities when required, while maintaining own production targets
    • Have the drive, determination and creative problem-solving skills
    • Have 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! 


    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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