13 Nov 2020

Full-Time BG Layout/Colour Artists

Guru Studio – Posted by gurustudio Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced 2D Layout Artist to join our Pikwik Pack crew!

Pikwik Pack is a brand new original preschool series coming to Disney Junior that’s packed with big adventure, silly hi-jinks, and heartfelt charm.

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:

  • 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

Apply if You Have:

  • 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

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.

How to Apply

Please submit your completed application at the following link: https://gurustudio.com/job/?gh_jid=4642023002&title=2D%20Layout%20Artist

Job Categories: Layout. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Background layout, Backgrounds, Bg, BG Colour, BG Layout, colour, and layout.

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