• DHX Looking for 2D Character Designer for MLP & EQG Production Team!


    How would you like to work on My Little Pony? Well if you're an animator, artist, and quite possibly Canadian—I'm not sure of the laws regarding Canada's immigration work permits—then you're in luck!

    DHX Media has listed a job opening for My Little Pony! They are looking for a 2D character designer to work on their Production Team for My Little Pony, Equestria Girls.

    Be sure to check out the full job description after the break! Or if you want, just click on the following link and apply now.

    Character Designer, 2D
    Design • Vancouver, British Columbia

    About the Position
    DHX Studios - Vancouver is looking for talented Character Designers with previous production experience to work with our My Little Pony, Equestria Girls production team! We’re looking for portfolios that show a strong understanding of human/creature form, a variety of styles, mouthcharts, handcharts, and turnarounds, and a keen eye for fashion!

    • Working with our Art Director and other Designers to create engaging, performable characters according to the style of the production
    • Translating character description and attitude from script to visual design
    • Submitting multiple design variations and revisions based on feedback from Directors
    • Creating model sheets of character turnarounds and facial/anatomical expressions

    • Experience designing characters on a series preferred
    • Experience in Flash is required
    • Strong drawing ability and a solid sense of design for 2D animation
    • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation school desired
    • Experience in 3D Design is an asset
    • A strong understanding of proportion, balance, perspective, dimension and dynamism
    • Ability to take direction and work collaboratively within a team environment
    • Ability to communicate professionally and positively
    • Well organized with good time management skills

    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.

    Be sure to apply if you are interested.