Scene Setup Artist

Tom & Jerry NY · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Tom & Jerry NY
Employment Type Full-Time

Slap Happy is one of Vancouver's fastest growing animation studios and bolsters an exceptional portfolio, having worked with, and currently working with some of the world's leading development partners; Netflix, Warner Bros, Corus Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Comedy Central, and more. 

We’re currently looking for a Setup Artist to complete Scene Setup for the start of Key Posing/Animation on “Tom & Jerry in New York”. 



  • Assemble scenes with required design assets (BG, Characters, props) and stock animation cycles, while maintaining size relationships and hookups from scene to scene in Adobe Animate

  • Preview Animatics and episodic assets to find possible creative and technical issues that will need to be addressed prior to Key Posing/Animation

  • Create ‘Master Comps’ containing all assets for each episodes

  • Place and resize assets correctly to the Animatic composition for each scenes

  • Follow Director’s notes and insert stock animation cycles for required scenes

  • Extending scene timeline and apply all necessary camera moves for each scenes


  • Experienced in Scene Setup with Scene Comp and Character Comps in Adobe Animate

  • An eager Setup Artist looking to assist in creating world class animation for a Classic IP

  • Someone who enjoys both the creative and technical side of 2D Animation

  • Able to work within a fast paced series production schedule and adapt to changes easily within a highly dynamic environment

  • Detail-oriented, technically inclined and solution-oriented with strong problem solving skills


  • A strong eye for design details and composition, and understand the technical structure of this role to ease the pipeline pressure at Key Posing/Animation stage

  • A strong work ethic, communication skills, and are a good team player

  • Strong time-management skills to meet assigned deadlines and expectations

  • Previous experience as a Setup Artist on a 2D series or feature

  • Proficiency in both Adobe Photoshop and Animate


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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Tom & Jerry NY
  • Employment Type