25 Feb 2019

Full-Time 2D Animation Background Artist – Toronto, Canada

Look Mom! Productions – Posted by lmp.careers@blueantmedia.comAnywhere

Job Description

2D Animation Background Artist

Want to come work on some of the funniest animated shows you’d actually want to watch yourself?
Look Mom Productions! (LMP!) is hiring 2D Background Artists for its slate of adult animated comedies.


Background artists on our shows work with the animation and art directors to create high quality digitally painted backgrounds for our animators to stage their work on. Background artists will be assigned a series of shots by their supervisor and be required to complete all shots by a specified deadline.

The background artist will be asked to create all artwork, from sketches to final painted BG. Storyboards, location designs and other reference materials will be provided to help the background artist meet their goals.

Communication between the background artist and the rest of the team is key to meeting deadlines.

Applicants should be open to critiques and revisions from the directors and be prepared to quickly deliver revised artwork.

What we’re looking for in a 2D Animation Background Artist.

Strong understanding of traditional art theory such as colour theory and composition.

Mastery of digital painting in Photoshop (Proficiency in other software may be considered if desired results can be attained)

Ability to work from a prescribed colour palette to create mood and atmosphere.

1+ year of working on an animated production is an asset.

Must be a resident of Ontario.

Please send Resume and Demo Reel to lmp.careers@blueantmedia.com
Subject Heading: 2D Animation Background Artist.

Look Mom! Productions, a Blue Ant Media company, is a Toronto-based animation studio producing compelling, creator-driven animated content for teens and adults. Launched in 2017, the studio has several series in active development and its recent hit, Gary and His Demons, premiered in the US on the Mondo Channel on VRV in 2018. Lookmomproductions.com

Job Categories: 2D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #2D, animation, background, colour, Harmony, layout, PAINTING, photoshop, and toon boom. Job expires in 7 days.

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