jobby: Key Animators (Classical), DHX Media, Vancouver

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DHX animation job logoDHX Media’s animation studios are recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and for our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. Our staff can dig into a wide variety of projects, from action to comedy and preschool to tween, and they get to enjoy awesome benefits and company events while they’re at it. With some of Canada’s top artists, writers and producers on our team of 800+, our studios are bursting with creative energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!


About this Position

We’re hiring a Key Animator (Classical) for a new Netflix series DHX is working on for DreamWorks Animation, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show! You’ll need a strong sense of timing for animation, an eye for appealing, funny, and cartoony posing and previous experience on at least one animated television series. Passion and pride in your work is a must!



  • Working under the direction of the Key Animation Supervisors to create high quality hand drawn animation in Flash
  • Working within strict deadlines and meeting assigned weekly quotas and expectations
  • Working collaboratively in a team environment



  • A strong classical animation demo reel
  • Previous work experience on at least one animated television series, preferably as an Animator
  • Ability to build poses in Flash is a plus
  • Strong sense of acting, staging, posing, timing, and the ability to stay on model
  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school (preferred)
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated initiative

To apply:


THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Media 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.


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