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Background Artist

Spain, Comunidad de Madrid, MadridBackground

Job description

The SPA Studios, the Award-winning Feature Animation Studio is selecting talented Ink & Paint artists for our new feature project. The background team artist will work under the creative direction of the Background Supervisor and the Art Director to create stunning backgrounds for our upcoming film. If you want to be part of an incredible team of artists and share with all of us an extraordinary animation project, apply and send us your portfolio.

  • Contribute to the development of the world by creating digitally painted 2D backgrounds.

  • Provide iterations of concept art in various production stages including rough sketches, full-colour concepts, and final painted environments

Job requirements

  • Strong painting and illustration skills.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of perspective.

  • Strong understanding of employing light, shadow, color, form, and composition to create beautiful backgrounds with mood and atmosphere.

  • Ability to understand artistic notes and adapt them to tasks with creativity.

  • Passion for animation and visual storytelling

  • Great teamwork, listening and communication skills.

  • Quick learning abilities and interest in improving artistic and technical skills.

  • Good organisation skills to deliver work within deadlines and adapt to the team’s workflow.

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks at once.

  • Ability to effectively and respectfully communicate with both artists and supervisors.

  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is a must

  • Basic knowledge of Blender is a plus.

  • English knowledge is mandatory. Enough proficiency to communicate with the team and understand directions.

  • Availability to work on-site at the SPA studios in Madrid, Spain.