• Character/Prop Cleanup & Colour Artist, 2D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/8/2019 6:36 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 Character/Prop Colour & Cleanup Artists to join our team! 

    The role:


    If you have a solid understanding of colour theory and a talent for translating initial rough sketches into digital, fine line drawings, we want to hear from you! The Colour & Cleanup Artist is responsible for choosing the colour palette for the character and/or prop designs to compement the overall ambience of the production. 


    You will get to:

    • Create clean line work for 2D animation using the initial rough character and prop designs
    • Implement colour schemes for the Character and/or Prop designs, utilizing a strong sense of how colours complement one another for the requested costumes, mood, setting, time of day, etc.
    • Submit multiple design variations and revisions based on feedback from the Art Director
    • Ensure consistency and quality throughout your work
    • Complete other design-related tasks and responsibilities as required for completion of the project


    You will be a great fit on our team if… 

    • You have the ability to productively discuss, make decision, and communicate ideas in a wide variety of aesthetic areas
    • You are able to take direction and work collaboratively within a team
    • You have the ability to communicate professionally and positively
    • You have excellent attention to detail
    • You are well-organized with good time management skills

     Specific skills we’d love to see… 

    • Previous experience in design/color/cleanup for a 2D series is preferred
    • Proficiency in Flash and Photoshop
    • Demonstrated understanding of colour theory, human and creature proportions, shape, silhouette, angles and spacing in your portfolio
    • Strong drawing ability and a solid sense of design for 2D animation
    • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to adapt to multiple production styles
    • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school desired

    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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