Full Time Job

TV Animation - Background Designer


Remote / Virtual 04-12-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Late Night Cartoons, Inc is looking to immediately fill a Full Time position as BACKGROUND DESIGNER on an adult half-hour comedy series. The production is fast paced with quick turnarounds. The position will last approximately 4 months with the possibility for extension. This is currently a remote position but a New York based candidate is preferred.

Applicants should have strong knowledge of 2- and 3-point perspective, and digital painting ability. Proficiency in Sketchup or other 3D design programs is a plus. Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines and be extremely organized.

• Create set designs, starting from the initial sketch/layout all the way through to final painted backgrounds
• Work within tight deadlines and adapt quickly to a constantly changing script and design needs
• Create complex environments, including props, in Photoshop that can be composited as multi-plane sets in After Effects
• Generate multiple angles of the same background
• Design modern-looking layouts and final painted backgrounds in a highly polished style in Photoshop

• Ability to work quickly a must
• Self-motivated and able to communicate clearly with the Art Director over Slack to understand tasks and deadlines
• Strong digital painting ability, with an understanding of modern architecture and design
• Strong knowledge of 2- and 3-point perspective
• Ability to work in a clean, contourless painting style
• Proficiency with Sketchup or other 3D design programs a plus
• Proficiency in Photoshop

FUNCTION: Marketing/Promotions

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb776y-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.