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Senior FX Artist, 3D – DHX Media – Vancouver, BC


Company: DHX Media

Location: Vancouver, BC

  • Full Time

DHX Media

Vancouver, BC

Overview

Do you dream of crafting fantastic worlds and lovable characters? Do you want to make awesome cartoons with incredibly talented teams in a state-of-the-art studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Senior FX Artist to join our team!

The role:

As a Senior FX Artist you create high-calibre dynamic and riveting visual effects while meeting production deadlines. You provide guidance and mentorship to the FX team and report regularly to the FX Supervisor informing them of any concerns or new developments.

Responsibilities

You will get to:

  • In collaboration with the FX supervisor, construct creative solutions for recurring visual effects in the production
  • Create and compose effects elements as assigned by the supervisor/director
  • Create and deliver effects for the series in a timely manner
  • Identify to the FX supervisor problems that could potentially affect timelines and delivery schedules
  • Adhere to the studio’s established pipeline processes.
  • Ensure that all production deadlines are met while maintaining production quality level requirements
  • Participate in FX meetings and adjust/refine effects as indicated by FX supervisor or FX department head
  • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
  • Assist with and complete production-related assignments
  • Keep current on effects techniques and technology
  • Ensure the FX supervisor/FX department head’s instructions are carried through
  • Recommend any team training needs to FX supervisor
  • Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner
  • Be a positive and creative force on the team

Qualifications

You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

  • 3+ years of experience in animation or film industry
  • Proficiency in Maya’s particle and fluid systems is a must
  • Proficiency in Nuke is a must.
  • Ability to take direction, collaborate and be a team player
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
  • Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a team, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
  • Encouraging attitude towards feedback and new initiatives
  • Ability to adapt to multiple show styles
  • Openness to direction and ability to embrace change

Specific skills we’d love to see…

  • Knowledge in Python is an asset

Why work at DHX Media?

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. DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

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