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DHX Media Ltd.

Halifax, Nova Scotia - Canada
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Storyboard Artist, 3D


As a Storyboard Artist, you'll be working collaboratively with the Director, Storyboard Supervisor, and other Board Artists on the team to conceptualize the story, and create the blueprint for all artistic departments to follow. You can adapt to a wide range of styles while maintaining your great drawing skills and delivering on the direction you have been given. Previous experience in boards is required as well as proficiency in Storyboard Pro. We love to have our board artists in-house at our Halifax studio but are very willing to work remotely with Canadian artists who can deliver great boards.


  • Ensure that the production for which he/she is responsible is completed on time
  • Ensure the production meets the standard of quality set by the Production
  • Consult with Storyboard Supervisor/Series Director as to the technical feasibility of elements in the script and suggest creative solutions that will maintain the vision of the series 
  • Study scripts to determine artistic interpretation and design boards in conjunction with the Series Director/Storyboard Supervisor
  • Communicate ideas effectively and recommend solutions to help interpret the script visually
  • Consult with Series Director/ Storyboard Supervisor to approve the final storyboard panels and make revisions as needed
  • Maximize the re-use of assets with minor changes
  • Overall, be aware of the series/show’s continuity
  • Mentor new storyboard artists who are placed on the team
  • Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
  • Assist with and complete production-related assignments
  • Keep current on storyboarding techniques and technology
  • Carry out duties in a professional and positive manner


  • 2+ years of experience in the industry
  • Excellent understanding of animation timing and posing
  • Familiarity with 3D animation and the strengths and weaknesses of CGI animation
  • Proficient in Storyboard Pro
  • Superior understanding of filmic storytelling principles and techniques
  • Deadline motivated
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Planning and management skills
  • Able to communicate processes plans and concepts
  • Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Able to communicate in a professional and positive manner
  • Able to create entertaining and persuasive messages through storyboards
  • Able to present specific viewpoints
  • Able to take direction, collaborate, and be a team player
  • Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
  • Encourage feedback and new initiatives
  • Able to adapt to multiple show styles
  • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change 


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.

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