Location Designer

· Vancouver, British Columbia
Employment Type Full-Time

Slap Happy Cartoons 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. Slap Happy prides itself on a fun and casual environment, that values creative input from the entire team and supports growth from within.


We're currently looking for a Location Designer to join us to work on an exciting new 2D production based on a beloved children's book series!


THE ROLE:

  • Working with the Director and Production team, analyze and breakdown scripts to then interpret the location descriptions into all required drawings
  • Creates location designs that are consistent with the established look and style of the series
  • Adheres to the production guidelines regarding file size and proper layering


YOU ARE:

  • Currently legally entitled to work in Canada (bonus if you currently live in BC)
  • Experienced and proficient in creating 2D environments designs in Adobe Animate
  • Someone who enjoys both the creative and technical side of 2D Design
  • 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
  • Open and adaptable to feedback


YOU HAVE:

  • A strong eye for design details
  • The ability to adapt quickly to different drawing styles
  • Strong understanding of perspective, composition and a sense of placement in 2D environments
  • A strong work ethic, communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Strong time management skills to meet assigned deadlines and expectations


Slap Happy is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment. 

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time