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2D BG Layout Artist, Guru Studio, Toronto

2D BG Layout Artist

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

Our award winning, and internationally renowned Toronto animated entertainment company, is looking for a LAYOUT ARTIST who is responsible for creating 2D scenes reflective to the story, to join us on a brand new, studio-original preschool IP. This role reports directly to the Layout Supervisor.


  • Create vector line illustrations in Photoshop for production
  • Complete a quota of shot layouts per week on a professional digital 2D animation production
  • Report to Layout Supervisor, review notes, deadlines and instructions regularly
  • Post completed work internally and communicate progress to managers and other departments


  • Strong drawing and vectoring skills
  • Strong composition skills
  • Good sense of place and environment
  • Thorough understanding of Photoshop 
  • Well-versed in principles of cinematography
  • Takes imitative
  • Strong staging abilities
  • Understanding of perspective and composition  
  • Committed team player
  • Experience in animation is a plus

To apply, please follow the link below, or email us at:


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