jobby: 2D Animated Graphics Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

guru2D Animated Graphics Artist
Guru Studio’s team is passionate about bringing inspired character-driven stories to screen around the world.

Our award winning and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company is looking for a 2D Animated Graphics Artist who is responsible for assembling great looking 2D graphic sequences for a hit CG television series. This role reports directly to the Art Director.

*   Assist the Art Director in interpreting design requirements from scripts, conceptualizing 2D on-screen graphic sequences and preparing 2D graphic assets for animation and compositing
*   Interpret storyboards and assist in lay out and planning for 2D graphic sequences to be animated and composited
*   Assist design team with matte paintings and backgrounds as required

*   Strong knowledge of the needs and workflow of animation production
*   Solid drawing skills and good sense of colour / composition
*   Strong and confident communication skills. Engages other teammates positively and is proactive in providing useful information to fellow colleagues
*   Minimum 2 years experience working in a studio environment
*   Proficient with Photoshop and After Effects
*   Ability to communicate effectively in English (reading/writing)

Salary: Hourly: min. $18.75 for 40.0 hours per week
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
Terms of Employment: Project-based; temporary full-time
Number of positions: 1
Employment Conditions: Day
Languages: English
Education: Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training.
Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.): Not required

To apply:
Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred) to: with 2D ANIMATED GRAPHICS ARTIST in the subject line.
Guru is an equal opportunity employer.
Thank you for your interest in Guru Animation Studio. Hope to hear from you soon!