BG Layout & Colour Artists, 2D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/21/2020 8:43 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 Fall 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, following the direction of the BG Layout Supervisor and Leads
  • Upholding the quality and style of the show while completing all layouts/colour
  • Keeping within production deadlines to meet assigned weekly quotas and expectations
  • Ensuring all artwork is backed up and stored appropriately


  • Previous work experience in BG Design, BG Layout, or Colour on a 2D production
  • Comprehension and knowledge of designing and painting in Photoshop at a high level
  • Strong drawing skills and an understanding of perspective
  • Effective and professional communicator
  • Accountable and effectively manage your time and assignments
  • Able to take direction, be flexible and work collaboratively within a team
  • Self-motivated, seek out feedback, and have a desire for continuous learning
  • Excel at creative problem-solving


  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation program
  • Knowledge of Flash, 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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