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BACKGROUND DESIGNER / 2D LAYOUT ARTIST - INVADER ZIM (ANIMATED TV MOVIE)

BACKGROUND DESIGNER / 2D LAYOUT ARTIST - INVADER ZIM (ANIMATED TV MOVIE)

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-CA-Burbank

Overview and Responsibilities

SUMMARY:

  • Nickelodeon Animation Studio is looking for a Background Designer for its new Invader Zim 66-minute animated TV movie! This person will generate background designs, overlays, underlays, shadow and color guides, floor plans and any other background-related art that the production may require, ensuring style and quality of the show is met. Please be aware that since the end of the original series' run, Invader Zim has had a continued existence in the form of comic books, and the style has evolved over time. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review script for backgrounds needed at handout of show.
  • Complete all rough, revised and final designs necessary within assigned deadlines.
  • Resolve design 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 saved appropriately.
  • Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time.
  • Be available for questions until your department’s shipment is complete.
  • If required, generate multiple views of environment and specific elements within it.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with special projects.
  • If applicable, make special shadow and color indications.

 

Basic Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show.
  • Strong background design skills.
  • Relevant drawing experience necessary.
  • Thorough understanding of perspective.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn applicable design software and hardware.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Ability to multitask a plus.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA in Fine Arts or equivalent work experience highly desired.