jobby: BG Layout and BG Colour Artists, DHX Media, Vancouver

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Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced BG Layout and BG Colour Artists to join our team.

If you have a background in backgrounds, a solid understanding of perspective and space, and a keen eye for colour then we have just what you’re looking for!

As a BG Layout or BG Colour artist, you’ll play a part in creating the whimsical environments for this adorable new preschool show!



  • Utilize the Key BG designs as reference to draw rough and clean layouts for all assigned sequences
  • Complete all layouts/colour ensuring style and quality of show is met
  • Complete all layouts/colour within assigned deadlines
  • Follow the direction of the Layout Supervisor
  • Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and stored appropriately
  • If applicable, help out in other departments as needed



  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation program
  • Strong drawing skills and an understanding of perspective
  • Comprehension and knowledge of designing and painting in Flash
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Harmony, or Maya an asset
  • Previous work experience on an animated television series (2D) preferred
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
  • Ability to take direction and apply notes from Supervisors
  • Desire to learn and work as part of a team
  • A sharp wit and a great sense of humor!



  • …are an animal lover!



DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us!



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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