At Brown Bag Films our motto is simple: “We love animation.” We are currently looking for a Background Painter to join our busy Toronto studio. This is a shorter term contract that can be adaptable for part-time.
Toronto, ON, Canada
Oct 24, 2023
At Brown Bag Films our motto is simple: “We love animation.” In fact, we love it so much we trademarked it! ‘We Love Animation™.’ That means we put our artists at the heart of everything we do! We are looking for an artist to join our team who shares our vision and will bring with them a passion for creating high quality content.
We are currently looking for a Background Painter to join our busy Toronto studio. This is a shorter term contract that can be adaptable for part-time.
Purpose: Why you’re here at Brown Bag Films
- To produce Background Paintings, in correct and approved style of the animated production.
Delivery: What you produce
- Completed Background Paintings for the property, painted in correct style and ready for scene planning and animation.
Measurements: How we measure it
- Meets creative requirements, within stylistic guidelines and schedule.
- BG paint Supervisor and Art Director approvals.
- Creating Background Paintings using provided layouts, making sure that the Backgrounds stay on style of the production.
- Working closely with BG Paint Supervisor to find the best solutions for technical challenges.
- Creating background paintings in the correct form, layered correctly with appropriate layout provided guides intact and ready for scene planning and animation.
- Strong knowledge in art and design with a focus on Animation.
- Strong artistic sensibility, centered on painting environments and backgrounds for animated productions.
- Strong knowledge of colour and colour styling.
- Familiarity with the 2D pipeline.
- Knowledge of Photoshop
- Background paint or painted environmental visual development for an animated TV Series or Feature.
- Drawing & painting within an animation environment.
- Expert in Photoshop.
- Other drawing programs such as Clip Studio (desirable).