Yowza! is the place for high-quality animation – that means drawing!
Our staff and crew are extraordinarily talented, smart, strong, wise, and supportive people
who will share their knowledge and are happy to learn from you.
We are currently looking for talented background painters to work in house at Yowza Animation on multiple extraordinary, high-profile, high-quality 2D/3D series and features! This is a unique opportunity for skilled, motivated artists to work on challenging and rewarding projects with large audiences, best clients, A-list cast and lovely crew. We value all humans who can draw!
Start Date: October 2020
Est End date: TBD
Term of Employment: Full-Time, In-House
Salary: Based on Experience, benefits possible
The background artists will be tasked with painting layouts based on existing colour-keys and other references. The artists will work closely with design supervisor and art director and must be able to follow direction and communicate clearly in artistic and technical terms. The artists must be flexible to adopt specific workflow as defined by art director.
- 2+ years of production experience in BG department
- Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop
- Excellent understanding of colours and tones
- Strong understanding of light and shadow and colour harmony
- Painting skills is a plus
- Must be comfortable to work with Wacom tablet
Applicants MUST be a resident of the PROVINCE OF ONTARIO and MUST have filed taxes with Ontario listed as their primary residence.
No walk-ins or phone calls please. Only those being considered will be contacted for interview.
Thank you in advance for your interest. We hope to hear from you soon!