We are looking for a talented and creative 2D Cartoon Background Painter to join the studio, who will be creating background artwork for an exciting 2D animated project!
Create final line work for background paintings based on a layout sketch.
Use your talent and skill to digitally paint visually stunning backgrounds in the required style.
Collaborate with the background team to ensure all backgrounds are consistent in style and delivered on time.
Regularly communicate with your team members about best practices and upcoming deliveries
Be generous with your digital painting knowledge
Strong digital painting skills
An excellent sense of colour and lighting
Ability to convey mood, atmosphere and light through colour
Excellent knowledge of Photoshop
Good Photoshop working practices e.g. file and layers organisation.
Good communication skills
An enthusiasm to share ideas and practices with colleagues
Able to take direction and willing to address constructive feedback
Can work calmly and efficiently under pressure
Experience working on a 2D animated production, producing final background images, or other similar industry experience
Benefits & perks
Unlimited tea, coffee & breakfast
Many staff social events throughout year
Free beer every Friday!
Subsidised local gym membership (for contracts over 2 months)
Profit participation (for staff who have been in our studio for 2+ years)
Central London studio (Fitzrovia)
Next to Regents Park (lovely for lunchtime in summer!)
Next to 3 tube stations (Regent's Park, Great Portland St & Warren St)
5 mins from Euston and Marylebone stations
10 min walk from Soho
15 Oct 2018
Fixed term contract - 17 months
Competitive - depending on experience.