Nickelodeon Animation

  • BACKGROUND PAINTER (NEW CG ANIMATED PRESCHOOL SERIES)

    Job Locations US-CA-Burbank
    # of Openings
    1
  • 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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