Full Time Job

Background Painter


Burbank, CA 05-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Reports to: Art Director or Executive Producer (creative) Line Producer (administrative)


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

• 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 accurately 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.
• 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.

• 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.

Additional Qualifications
• Ability to multitask a plus.
• Some digital color experience desired.
• BA/BS or equivalent work experience highly desired.
• Knowledge and experience working on a CG or 2D series.

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3vm1x-3-236-117-38-42 in your application.

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