jobby: Feature Storyboard Artists, DHX Media, Vancouver

By Mike Valiquette

DHX_CMYK_Main_LogoDHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. is hiring Storyboard Artists for a new animated feature film – an epic, character-driven fantasy that will be animated in Toon Boom! It has comedy, action, and a huge existing fan base. What else can we tell you before you sign an NDA?

 

This is a chance to work with a talented, tight-knit creative group out of our Vancouver studio where you’ll have a real ability to influence the storytelling and visual language of the film. You’ll be working collaboratively with the Director, Head of Story and other board artists on the team to conceptualize the story and create the blueprint for all artistic departments to follow.

 

Our award-winning 2D animation studio has produced over 300 half hours of original children’s shows, and employs more than 250 of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers. We have a great artist-centric environment, staff events like our annual Art Show and Summer BBQ, extended health benefits, and an in-house gym. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?

 

Skills & Qualifications Include:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Storyboard Artist in animation (feature film and/or high-profile television series);
  • Ability to work digitally using a Cintiq (Sketchbook Pro, etc.);
  • Ability to work out of our Vancouver studio (international applicants willing to relocate will be considered);
  • Strong understanding of the crafting and development of story arcs, characterization, comedic timing and cinematic techniques;
  • Strong drawing skills and sense of design, character and composition;
  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school preferred;
  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the desire to work as part of a team;
  • Killer instincts and a great sense of humour!

 

To apply, send your Resume & Online Portfolio to: recruiting@dhxmedia.com

 

Find out more: http://vancouver.dhxmedia.com

 

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