12 Apr 2018

Full-Time DHX Media – Senior Designer, 3D

DHX Media – Posted by [email protected]Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Senior Designer to join our team!

The role:

As the Senior Designer you are an essential creative member of the design team. Working under the supervision of the art director, you will execute key designs and create original concepts for the production (including turnarounds/rotations). You will strive to maintain the show style with your designs and keep them working within the story specifications. You train, mentor and motivate new designers on the crew and communicate effective and production-friendly solutions when requested.

You will get to:

Execute key designs and higher level of rendering
Collaborate creatively with the design and modelling departments
Train, mentor and motivate new designers who are places on the crew
Keep current with scripts and animatics to inform design choices
Learn and adhere to established production methodology
Create original designs on show style according to production schedule
Endure design viability is appropriate to the modelling and animation budget
Identify and communicate any issues, concerns of efficiencies to production or art director as appropriate
Execute changes on designs based on feedback from art director
Keep work orders current and accurate in the design and modelling approval system
Keep files efficiently organized
Carry out all duties in a professional and positive manner

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

3+ years of experience in production design for animation
Strong drawing and colour fundamentals
Ablity to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Ability to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player
Ability to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
An openness to direction and ability to embrace change
Encouraging feedback and new initiatives
Strong problem solving skills
Enjoyment working in a team atmosphere and has a proactive approach to work

Specific skills we’d love to see…

3D Design and Modelling experience a definite asset
Design education is an asset, but not required

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.

To apply: http://www.dhxmedia.com/

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Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 16 days.

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