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jobby: ToonBoom/Flash BG Artists, Guru Studio, Toronto

December 7, 2012

Guru Studio’s dedicated creative team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world.

Come be among the first join our team of 45 2D digital artists (Toonboom/Flash) now in production on a ground breaking new design driven comedy drama series with an epic storyline!

A variety of crew positions available and a promising future with Guru’s newly minted 2D animation division.


Work with Senior Designer and Production Designer to illustrate and color backgrounds in a particular style

Produce various sketches and rough ideas for background art
Produce and paint background art including locations and environments using Photoshop

Take on various concept art tasks other than background design (Character concept art, cover art, mock-ups etc.)


Strong color sense
Strong sense of light and shadow
Strong composition skills
Strong sense of place and environment Well-versed in principles of cinematography Understanding of perspective and composition Committed team player
Experience in animation is a plus

To apply:

Posting Date: Dec. 4th/12
Closing Date: Jan.21st/13
Location: 110 Spadina Ave / Downtown Toronto

Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred) to: with BACKGROUND ARTIST in the subject line.
Ontario and/or Canadian Citizenship Required. Guru is an equal opportunity employer

Thank you for your interest in Guru Animation Studio. Hope to hear from you soon.

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