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BACKGROUND PAINTER

1554

Burbank, CA, US, 91502

Production
Burbank
Full-Time

For over 30 years, the Nickelodeon Animation Studio continues to be one of the largest producers of television animation in the world, reflecting all kids today. Based in Burbank, Calif., with offices in New York, the Studio, designed by our artists and for our artists, is home to the world's greatest creative talents. Our campus of creativity houses top-notch talent, storytellers, artists, production teams, voice actors, cartoon experts and more. At Nickelodeon, we are always looking to recruit dedicated craftspeople to help bring groundbreaking new ideas to life and that starts with you! We are leading the way in animated content for TV series, TV movies, shorts and  theatrical features. Some of our new upcoming original animated series include, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years, Rugrats, Middlemost Post, Star Trek: Prodigy, Big Nate and Santiago of the Seas, among others.Our content development teams are creator-driven, our work culture is collaborative, our mentorship of new talent is second to none, and we are committed to hiring inclusively to reflect authenticity in the diverse stories we want to tell.Join us!

 

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 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.

 

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.

 

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. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles