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2D BG Painter

Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax, Ontario, Nova Scotia · Art/Media/Design
Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

Our Jam Filled studios are looking for a highly skilled, 2D BG Painter to colour between the lines, outside the lines, and anywhere your happy place takes you!

You’ll get to:
  • Create digital paintings in the style of the show, working from visual direction and colour keys provided by the Director, Art Director and/or BG Supervisor
  • Collaborate with the BG Supervisor or Lead BG Artist to fulfill painting assignments
  • Revise work as per Art Director or BG Supervisor feedback
  • Troubleshoot and debug shot problems and escalate technical issues as required
  • Maintain a convention of file naming structures for all shots that is compatible within the production pipeline
This will be your JAM if you have:
  • 2+ years’ experience with BG Painting in an Animation Production environment
  • Excellent understanding of colour theory, light and shadow, composition, and perspective
  • Completed post-secondary education classical or 2D animation, art fundamentals, or other relevant area of study
  • Excellent working knowledge of Photoshop
  • Background in traditional art is an asset
  • Good creative and technical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform to standard in a fast-paced environment
What’s in it for you?
  • Healthcare and dental
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
  • Various activities, team-building events and parties
  • Flexible work hours
  • Focus on work/life balance
Boat Rocker is committed to hiring and supporting diverse candidates. We strongly encourage applications from people who identify as being part of an under-represented and equity-deserving group. This would include people who identify as racialized, Black, Indigenous, women, LGBTQ2SI+, and having a disability among others. We also recognize the importance of intersectional identities in our hiring and retention.

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