WildBrain Studios is looking for an experienced Senior Harmony Animator to join our team! You may have known us as DHX Media – we’ve recently changed our name to reflect our renewed commitment to pushing the creative and focusing on the artist experience. At WildBrain we create epic entertainment experiences for kids and family through industry leading animation. Join us and see what other great things are happening at WildBrain!
As a Senior Harmony Animator on this out-of-this-world Production, you’ll be responsible for providing the final polish on each scene before it goes out the door. We’re looking for Animators who can really punch up the quality of animation on this incredible production and to truly capture that feeling of nostalgia with these well-loved characters! This is the perfect position for someone who loves to problem solve and use their creativity to improve the quality level in each scene. Did I mention you’ll be working with a certain famous beagle?
You will get to:
-Revise existing 2D animation to the specifications of the Director and Animation Supervisor
-Incorporate Director’s notes to uphold a high level of quality in each scene
-Polish scenes within a rigorous production schedule with shifting daily deadlines
You will be a great fit on our team if…
-You have the drive, determination, creative problem-solving skills and a keen eye for detail
-You have the ability to multi-task and prioritize
-You have the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
-You are an effective and professional communicator
Specific skills we’d love to see…
-High level of proficiency in ToonBoom Harmony
-Proficency in other 2D Animation Software is an asset (e.g. Adobe Flash/Animate)
-Previous experience animating for a 2D television series
-Strong sense of acting, staging, posing, timing and storytelling
-Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school desired
Why work at WildBrain Studios?
At WildBrain Studios, we have awesome benefits/perks and facilities to keep you engaged, committed, and creative. We pride ourselves on our work/life balance, offer events and opportunities for socializing, exercising, and spaces to relax and recharge. Our Vancouver studio is a 75,000-square-foot space where imagination can run wild. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?
For us, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series, including Snoopy in Space, Carmen Sandiego, Go, dog. Go!, LEGO Ninjago, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Fireman Sam, The Deep and more.
WildBrain is dedicated to creating entertainment content that inspires, entertains and connects kids and families around the world. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studio is bursting with energy. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging job and to work alongside some of the industry’s best, a career at WildBrain is right for you!
THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain 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. WildBrain 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.
About WildBrain Studios
At WildBrain Studios, we put creativity first! Built and based in Canada with studios coast to coast, WildBrain Studios is a global leader in the creation of kids and family entertainment.