jobby: 2D Key Animation/ Posing Artists (Flash), 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 the Position

We are currently reviewing applications from artists interested in joining our team as Layout Artists on one of our original series, the Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show! You should be well-rounded, a skilled illustrator, have a strong sense of timing for animation, an eye for appealing, funny, poppy and snappy posing, and (ideally) previous experience on at least one animated television series. Positions begin in January 2016.


  • Working under the direction of the Layout Supervisors to create high quality 2D Flash animation sequence by finding the storytelling poses from the board, improving upon them, and putting them on model
  • Spelling out complex actions in a variety of ways for the next stage in the pipeline (animation) using existing character and prop builds
  • Drawing in Flash to create designs/poses for animation sequences and layouts
  • Working within production deadlines to meet assigned weekly quotas and expectations
  • Working collaboratively in a team environment



  • Previous experience as an Animator or Layout Artist on a 2D series (Flash or Harmony) preferred
  • Skilled at creating poses using Flash character builds
  • Strong sense of acting, staging, posing, timing, and the ability to stay on model
  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated initiative
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner

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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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