jobby: Texture Artist, DHX Media, Halifax

By Mike Valiquette

DHX LogoJob Title: Texture Artist

Job Type: Contract

Location: Halifax, NS, Canada

DHX Media Studio (Halifax) Ltd., based in Halifax, Nova Scotia is seeking a talented Texture Artist to join our growing team. Strong working knowledge of Photoshop and Maya required. Studio environment is fast-paced and committed to creating high quality animation. Candidates should thrive as part of a team and take direction well. This position must work in adherence to budget and schedule constraints while maintaining the show’s overall look and mood.


Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Ensure working files are efficiently organized.
  • Follow the direction of the Art Director and Production Designer.
  • Create textures using Renderman shaders.
  • Communicate new tools and techniques to members of the department.
  • Keep supervisor informed of roadblocks, progress, changes or other critical issues.
  • Meet deadlines set by the production.


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of production experience working with Maya.
  • Excellent Photoshop skills.
  • Knowledge of production pipeline.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to set an example for all team members by regularly demonstrating strong work ethics, quality of work, teamwork, and motivation.
  • A proper understanding of UV mapping in Maya.
  • Rendering, shader writing and scripting knowledge an asset but not required.
  • Experience modeling is an asset but not required.


Candidates MUST be Canadian citizens or already have Landed Immigrant status in Canada.

This opportunity is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia and requires relocating to this city for the duration of the term.


Interested candidates can email their resume and online portfolios to

Applicants submitted without an online portfolio will not be considered.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those applicants selected to proceed in the recruitment process will be contacted.


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