Background Designer - Bento Box Atlanta - Immediate Hire

Atlanta, GA /
Design /
Full Time
Bento Box Animation Studios Atlanta is bustling with several new and on-going productions! As we are busier than ever, the search is on for exceptional Background Designers for the production of broadcast television and online animated series. These are immediate hire positions. We are looking to hire Georgia (USA) residents only, or those willing to relocate immediately.

The ideal candidate is deadline-driven and able to handle quick turnarounds and proficient using Toon Boom Harmony. Must be comfortable working in a collaborative environment and willing to take and follow direction. Attention to detail as well as a firm understanding of file management and organization are all highly regarded. Must be good communicators, as engaging with co-workers and directors is an integral part of this role. We are looking for someone who is passionate, creative, motivated, and shares our love of cartoons.


Responsibilities:

    • Report to Supervisor daily for assignment direction and notes
    • Read scripts and be familiar with story and jokes
    • Daily check in with Design Coordinator for assignments
    • Responsible for completing assignments on schedule
    • Maintain quality and continuity of designs within the show
    • Implement all executive notes
    • Reference storyboard for final designs to make sure storyboard needs are met
    • Strive for excellent communication within the team
    • Able to handle quick turnarounds and consistently make deadlines
    • Work in a collaborative team environment and willing to take and follow direction
    • Possess strong organizational skills relating to file management
    • Effectively communicate and talk to co-workers and directors as part of their role
    • Be passionate, creative, motivated and share our love of cartoons

Qualifications:

    • Georgia resident or willing to relocate immediately
    • Proficiency in digital design software is required (e.g., ToonBoom, Photoshop, Illustrator)
    • * Must be comfortable working in Toon Boom Harmony
    • Online portfolio for submission is required
    • Applicants will be required to take a design test, using Toon Boom Harmony software, to ensure that they have the necessary understanding of design, composition and color theory required for the position
    • * A free temporary license for Toon Boom Harmony can be used for testing purposes
    • Previous experience in a broadcast animation environment and knowledge of a studio production pipeline is highly valued
    • Applicants must be able to follow the schedule set by the production team