17 Nov 2020

Full-Time 2D/3D Graphic & Funpack Designer

Guru Studio – Posted by gurustudio Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced 2D/3D Graphic & Funpack Designer to join our PAW Patrol crew!

Airing in over 160 countries, in 30 languages, PAW Patrol is a top-rated preschool series and global consumer products phenomenon produced for Spin Master and Nick Jr worldwide. For seven seasons and counting, Guru’s team of artists and animators have been bringing the pups to life.

You’ll be joining a vibrant entertainment company known for creating, developing and producing award-winning, hit shows such as True and the Rainbow Kingdom for Netflix, the smash-hit PAW Patrol, Mattel’s Ever After High; and our own Emmy Award nominated series Justin Time. Our studio also contributed visual development on the Academy Award nominated animated feature The Breadwinner.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work with Director and Design Supervisor to design props and environments in the style of the show
  • Produce prop and location designs in various forms from rough concept to finished rotations
  • Generating Mood Boards/Color Scripts for the Directors to hit the desired look of the show
  • Collaborate with Design Supervisor and design team to develop a consistent look for the show
  • Contribute substantially and decisively to the evolution of the show design
  • Demonstrate commitment to creative collaboration in a time-sensitive environment
  • Take on various art tasks other than prop and location design (location illustrations, title cards cover art, layout, mock-ups etc.)

Apply If You Have:

  • Excellent drawing and design skills (strong knowledge of architecture)
  • Have an intuitive sense of what makes props and environments appealing and appropriate for the needs of the design
  • A thorough and clear understanding of how your designs will be used through the production pipeline
  • Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator – knowledge of other art/graphics software an asset
  • Experience on a 3D packages (zBrush, Maya)
  • Excellent creativity and demonstrated ability to generate innovative concepts and ideas
  • Able to design within certain specifications (maintaining pre-determined proportions and keeping within an overall look)
  • Ability to productively discuss, make decisions, and communicate ideas in a wide variety of aesthetic areas
  • Previous design experience in a episodic Production environment is required
  • Experience with animating in Harmony is considered a major asset
  • Experience with 2D Animation pipeline is an asset

Why Join Guru?

  • We believe that creativity and quality are paramount, and we select projects that allow us to grow creatively.
  • Creating fun is part of our brand! It’s time to be a part of an environment that nurtures your creativity, forward thinking vision, and an innate entrepreneurial spirit!

Guru is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that celebrates the diversity of its employees. We are dedicated to employment equity and welcome applications from people from all Indigenous groups, races, religions, genders and people with disabilities.

We are committed to providing an accessible candidate experience during our recruitment process. We will work with you to meet your needs and provide accommodations upon request.

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    Job Categories: Character Design. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #2D, #3D, 2d design, 3D design, bg design, character design, Design, design generalist, layout design, and prop design.

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