• BG Builds Supervisor, 2D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/3/2019 11:59 AM)
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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 BG Builds Supervisor to join our team! 


    The role:


    Working with the team on an exciting new animated series, the BG Builds Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring the technical and creative success of production backgrounds for this action-packed show. An in-depth understanding of Photoshop or Flash combined with several years of BG builds experience is required. 


    You will get to work on:

    • Guiding and developing a team of artists to create the requested style of production layouts for 2D animation
    • Formulating a plan for each episode to achieve deliverables, creating efficiencies, and working closely with the Production Coordinator to proactively flag and problem-solve any potential issues
    • Assigning and reviewing production layouts, ensuring revisions are completed as needed to uphold a high level of quality throughout the show
    • Managing a team to ensure they are meeting assigned weekly quotas and expectations
    • Ensuring production layouts work well for the rest of the animation pipeline
    • Collaborating with other departments in a team environment


    You will be a great fit on our team if… 

    • You organize and manage time effectively to meet individual and team deadlines
    • You can communicate in a professional and positive manner
    • You have previous experience in a supervisory position 

    Specific skills we’d love to see…  

    • 3+ years of experience in production layouts
    • Strong drawing skills and an understanding of perspective
    • Comfortable working with colour theory
    • Comprehension and knowledge of Photoshop and/or Flash
    • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school 

    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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