DreamWorks TV - Background Painter

Posted: 1/22/2020

Location: Glendale, California
Function: Production
Specialty: Art, Creative
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

DreamWorks Animation Television is seeking a Background Painter with a diverse set of skills to join our team on an unannounced CG show - action/comedy. The Background Painter paints matte paintings, cycloramas, sky domes and any other background-related art that the production may require, ensuring style and quality of show are met.

This exciting new opportunity is based in Glendale, California and is covered by the Animation Guild.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Meet with creative supervisor(s) to ensure color needs of show are fulfilledFollow instructions of supervisorComplete all color work within assigned deadlinesProvide texture swatches as needed for reference for CG design materials. Resolve color problems with creative supervisorsCommunicate progress of work to appropriate production staffEnsure all artwork is properly backed up and stored appropriatelyReview storyboard for background key color calloutsComfortable working on a Cintiq and must be able to work digitally Assist with special projectsFulfill other color projects, including but not limited to, color script and/or paintovers, and CG sets

● Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show
● Strong knowledge of color theory and lighting
● Knowledge of or willingness to learn applicable design software and hardware
● Strong time-management skills
● Work well under pressure
● Ability to multitask a plus

● Relevant digital color experience in TV production environment necessary
● Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience highly desired

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