14 Feb 2020

Full-Time 2D BG Layout Artist

Guru Studio – Posted by gurustudio Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

2D BG Layout Artist

Guru Studio’s dedicated team is passionate about bringing inspired character-driven stories to screens around the world.

Our award winning, and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company, is looking for a LAYOUT ARTIST who is responsible for creating 2D scenes reflective to the story, to join us on a brand new, studio-original preschool IP. This role reports directly to the Layout Supervisor.


– Create vector line illustrations in Photoshop for production
– Complete a quota of shot layouts per week on a professional digital 2D animation production
– Report to Layout Supervisor, review notes, deadlines and instructions regularly
– Post completed work internally and communicate progress to managers and other departments


– Strong drawing and vectoring skills
– Strong composition skills
– Good sense of place and environment
– Thorough understanding of Photoshop
– Well-versed in principles of cinematography
– Takes initiative
– Strong staging abilities
– Understanding of perspective and composition
– Committed team player
– Experience in animation is a plus

Please apply at: https://gurustudio.com/job/?gh_jid=4642023002

Job Categories: 2D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 20 days.

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