Want to be part of an awesome show and amazingly talented team in a cool new studio?

DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for experienced Key Animators to join our team!

We’re looking for a skilled traditional animator with strong drawing skills, and a great sense of timing for action sequences and acting alike to help bring this amazing production to life!


  • Work under the direction of the Key Animation Supervisors to create high quality animation roughs by adapting the board, improving it when necessary and finding strong storytelling poses.
  • Match your animation with the rest of the sequence, background perspective and ground plane and draw characters in proportion.
  • Clean up your approved roughs to put the characters on model.
  • Work within production deadlines to meet assigned weekly quotas and expectations.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment.


  • Diploma in Animation is required
  • 1+ years of experience in Digital Media is required
  • Previous experience working on a 2D digitally animated series for an internationally recognized client (e.g.
    Nickelodeon, Disney, Cartoon Network, DreamWorks Animation) as a Key Animator/Animator is required
  • Previous experience creating traditional/classical 2D animation within Flash is required
  • Advanced traditional/rough key posing and animation skills suited to the style of production, including a high skill level with action scenes, is required
  • Strong comprehension and knowledge of 2D animation principles and software as demonstrated by a high quality demo reel is required
  • An exceptional ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Effective and professional communication skills both verbal and written
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated initiative
  • Thrive in a high pressure, deadline oriented environment
  • Aspire to keep on the cutting edge of art, animation and culture


  • Love action shows!

SALARY: $950.00 CAD – $1,200.00 CAD per week plus benefits

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Full Time, Contract/Project-based



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!

Questions? Email: hrtalentacquisition@dhxmedia.com

To apply: http://dhxcareers-dhxmedia.icims.com/

Location: 380 W 5th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C.

About DHX Media

At DHX Studios, we put creativity first! Built and based in Canada with studios coast to coast, DHX Studios is a global leader in the creation of kids and family entertainment.