Nickelodeon Animation

BACKGROUND PAINTER (UPCOMING 2D ANIMATED SERIES)

iCIMS ID
2020-13983
Job Locations
US-CA-Burbank
Job Type
Full-Time Staff

Overview and Responsibilities

REPORTS TO:

  • Art Director or Executive Producer (creative)
  • Line Producer (administrative)

SUMMARY:

  • Paints backgrounds, layouts and any other background-related art that the production may require, ensuring style and quality of show is met.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet with creative supervisor(s) to ensure color needs of show are fulfilled.
  • Follow instructions of supervisor.
  • Complete all color work within assigned deadlines.
  • Resolve color problems with creative supervisors.
  • Ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff.
  • Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and stored appropriately.
  • Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time.
  • Be available for questions until your department’s shipment is complete.
  • Review storyboard for background key color callouts.
  • Additional Responsibilities:
    • Assist with special projects.
    • Fulfill other color projects, including but not limited to color lead sheets, color script and/or color pass on storyboards.
    • If applicable, scan backgrounds and adjust digitally as necessary.

Basic Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show.
  • Strong knowledge of color theory and lighting.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn applicable color software and hardware.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Ability to multitask a plus.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Some digital color experience desired.
  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience highly desired.

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