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
Comprehension and knowledge of designing and painting in Flash required
Strong drawing skills and an understanding of perspective
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!

APPLY at: http://www.dhxmedia.com/animation-studio-careers

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.

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.