jobby: Feature Character Design Supervisor (2D), DHX Media, Vancouver

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DHX animation job logoDHX Studios is recognized worldwide for our diverse original properties and our work on some of the top brands in children’s entertainment. But we create more than just animation. We build worlds and experiences across all platforms from TV and games to online and mobile. Our staff 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, our studios are bursting with creative energy. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly? So what are you waiting for? Come join us!

About the Position

We’re currently looking for a Character Design Supervisor to join us on an exciting new animated feature film! You’ll be responsible for ensuring the technical and creative success of the character models for a feature film. An in-depth understanding of character design in Photoshop and 2D animation production is required.



  • Oversee a team of character designers in breaking down the character models for production
  • Ensure the character models keep in quality and style of the feature film
  • Assign and review tasks, ensuring revisions are completed as needed
  • Ensure the team is meeting assigned weekly quotas and expectations
  • Work closely with the Art Director and Coordinator and flag any issues you might see that would concern the production schedule



  • 3+ years of experience in production character design
  • Previous experience in a supervisory position is a definite asset
  • Strong drawing skills and an understanding of character structure
  • Comprehension and knowledge of Photoshop
  • Knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony a plus
  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet individual and team deadlines
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
  • Comfortable working with colour theory


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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.


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