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18 Aug 2021

Temporary 2D Layout artist

Tonic DNA – Posted by Tonicdna Montréal, Québec, Canada

Job Description

Company Description

Our studio. Based in Montreal and specialized in 2D Traditional Animation, TONIC DNA is a full-service animation production company with high-quality creative contents. With more than 35 years of experience in the animation field, the studio offers a full range of services related to the production of commercials, animated series, short and feature films, as well as branded content solutions, digital or interactive, for clients all around the world.

We are currently seeking a highly creative Layout Artist to join our team working on a challenging, fast-paced production.

The Layout Artist will work under the guidance of the Layout Supervisor to complete all layouts from storyboards maintaining the performance and staging of the boards. The artist will have to use location designs as reference to draw all layouts for assigned shots and collaborate with the Layout Supervisor to complete revisions and other changes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in the concept creation of environment layouts to fit the approved style of the series.
    Draft, design and produce high quality Location Design.
  • Maintain the style and execution of the backgrounds as per requirements of the production.
  • Use knowledge and skill to strengthen the shows visual language.
  • Support the team with fixes when necessary.
  • Finalize and clean up designs using Photoshop.
  • Work efficiently and within the established workflow.

Job Requirements : 

  • Great sense of perspective and composition.
  • Ability to adapt to the required design style and interpret concept designs into the desired layout.
  • Proficient experience in Photoshop software.
  • Can thrive in a collaborative work environment.
  • Can work calmly and efficiently under pressure.
  • High attention to detail and good organization skills.
  • Diploma or Certificate in Animation considered an asset.
  • Previous work experience as a layout artist and exposure to animated productions
  • Ability to speak English fluently
  • Being legally entitled to work in Canada (an asset)

We have several contracts, depending on your working status :

– As soon as possible until end of November 2021 (Freelance work)


– As soon as possible until end of Mars 2022 (Temporary contract or Freelance work)

Benefits :

+ Collective Insurance after three months.

+ Salary to be discussed according to the experience.

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    Job Categories: Layout. Job Types: Temporary.

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