BG Layout & Colour Artist, 2D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 12 hours ago(5/26/2020 12:58 PM)
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WildBrain is looking for BG Layout & Colour Artists to join our Vancouver studio. If you have a background in backgrounds, a solid understanding of perspective and space, and a keen eye for colour then we have just what you’re looking for! As a BG Layout & Colour Artist, you’ll play a part in creating the environments for this awesome 2D Production.


These roles are set to begin in Summer 2020.


We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe! 


  • Utilizing the Key BG designs as reference to draw rough and clean layouts for all assigned sequences
  • Completing all layouts/colour ensuring style and quality of show is met
  • Completing all layouts/colour within assigned deadlines
  • Following the direction of the BG Builds Supervisor
  • Ensuring all artwork is properly backed up and stored appropriately
  • If applicable, helping out in other departments as needed


  • You communicate in a professional and positive manner
  • You can take direction and apply notes from Supervisors
  • You have the desire to learn and work as part of a team
  • You have a sharp wit and a great sense of humor!


  • Strong drawing skills and an understanding of perspective
  • Comprehension and knowledge of designing and painting in Adobe Flash
  • Previous work experience on an animated television series (2D) preferred
  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation program
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Harmony, or Maya an asset

Why WildBrain?


At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:  

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan 
  • Generous RRSP matching 
  • Bonus time off 


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