The Vice President of Development-Animation is responsible for sourcing and developing DHX’s diverse slate of original IP and expanding our existing brands. DHX’s animation slate covers multi-genre from preschool to teen programming and appeals to domestic and international buyers. A key focus of the slate is building properties to become strong brands and activate the expertise of each division to create successful franchise. Creative excellence will be achieved by working in close collaboration with the EVP of Content to ensure all divisions within DHX are active across our key development initiatives. The Vice President of Development- Animation has the responsibility of maintaining strong relationships with key contacts within the television industry including; broadcast development executives, artists and writers while forging new relationships within creative community to ensure our slate remains innovative, timely and commercial.
Who are we?
DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; NASDAQ: DHXM) is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has 20 offices worldwide.