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jobby: BG Painter, Guru Studio, Toronto

guru-job board-animation2D – BG Painter

Guru Studio’s dedicated creative team is passionate about bringing inspired character driven stories to screens around the world. Guru is looking for BG Painters to join our team on one of our 2D Productions.


  • Collaborate with Art Director, paint and layout team to develop consistent, high quality production backgrounds
  • Effectively translate Color keys
  • Work efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate uncompromising attention to detail
  • Take direction from supervisors and communicate effectively with production teams


  • A strong artistic background with an exceptional understanding of painting fundamentals
  • Excellent understanding of light, shadow, and colour
  • Ability to create mood and atmosphere in paintings
  • Strong composition skillsUnderstanding of perspective
  • Experience working in Photoshop
  • Experience in production painting

To Apply:

Please email resumes and links to blogs, portfolios or reels (Vimeo preferred) to: with BG PAINTER 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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