• Storyboard Artist, 2D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/2/2019 1:18 PM)
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  • Overview


    Do you dream of crafting fantastic worlds and lovable characters? Do you want to make awesome cartoons with incredibly talented teams in a state-of-the-art studio?


    DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced Storyboard Artists to join our team! 


    The role:


    Come join the ranks of epic Storyboard Artists that have passed through our studio doors! We are searching for inspired artists with a keen eye for composition, a strong sense of story, and mad drawing skills!


    As a Storyboard Artist, you’ll be collaborating with the Director and Storyboard department to conceptualize the story and create the visual blueprint for the entire production. This is your chance to set the scene for one of our brand new productions!


    You will get to work on…


    • Collaborating with the Director and Storyboard team to create high-quality, dynamic storyboard panels 
    • Studying scripts to determine artistic interpretation and design boards in conjunction with the Supervising Director/Producer
    • Maintaining awareness of the show’s continuity, and ensuring the style and quality of the production is consistently met in board work
    • Communicating progress or issues with Directors, Storyboard Supervisor and Production to ensure all deadlines are met
    • Consulting with Director to approve the final storyboard panels and making revisions as needed
    • Communicating ideas effectively and recommending solutions to help interpret the script visually
    • Mentoring and supporting other Storyboard Artists and Revisionists
    • Maximizing the re-use of assets with minor changes when the production schedule calls for it
    • Assisting with and completing production-related assignments
    • Keeping current on storyboarding techniques and technology



    You will be a great fit on our team if…


    • You have 2 or more years’ experience as a Storyboard Artist on an animated series
    • You have a Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school
    • You are familiar with and have experience with 2D or 3D Animation pipelines
    • You are known for both your drawing skills and your sense of humour!


    Specific skills we’d love to see… 


    • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
    • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
    • Strong drawing skills and sense of design, character and composition
    • Strong sense of acting and timing
    • Creative problem solving skills
    • Ability to work digitally (Cintiq with Sketchbook, Photoshop or Flash, 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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