Overview

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

Do you love the Mega Man games? Do you have a passion for the classic 8-bit pixel style? Have you always wanted to combine your 8-bit passion with a Mega Man show?

Vancouver is currently seeking a 2D Pixel-Art Graphics Gale and Flash Animator to join our team on the new Mega Man series! If you’ve always loved pixel-art video games and want the chance to work on a major property that’s rebooting as a 3D show with 2D pixel-art interstitials, this is the job for you! For this very unusual position, we’re looking for someone who can animate in a clean, efficient fashion with a focus on storytelling and comedy, and a quick turnaround.

 

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO:

Create and submit pixel-art animation for feedback from the Director, working with Production to animate iconic pixel-art characters for maximum humour, while retaining the integrity of the established pixel-art style.
Work closely with the Pixel-Art Designer, dividing work as required.
Have a big impact on storytelling, composition, and final output.
Animate 30-seconds per week in simple but engaging motion using existing designs.
Interpret the episodic scripts for maximum fun and audience engagement.
Seamlessly work between Graphics Gale and Flash and help evolve this unique pipeline.
Research from existing pixel-art sources for inspiration and workflow.
…and you WON’T be rotating pixels. Ever.

WHAT YOU BRING:

Understanding of animation, clean up, and design in Graphics Gale.
Strong understanding of Adobe Flash, including complex symbol hierarchy.
Strong animation principles, especially silhouette, timing, exaggeration, storytelling, cinematography.
Strong time-management abilities.
High level of adaptability and problem-solving skills.
Ability to take direction and ask questions when not clear.
Understanding and animation of pixel art and sprites.
Previous pixel-art experience/portfolio preferred.

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!

APPLY at: http://www.dhxmedia.com/animation-studio-careers/?p=job%2Fop096fwo

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.