Locations Colourist Artist

· 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 Locations Colourist Artist to join our team, starting early August!


  • Works with Art Director and Locations Designer to colour production backgrounds
  • Maintains daily and weekly tasks, ensuring good communication with production staff to ensure priorities are met
  • Provides different lighting style variations as needed, including multiple time of day lighting situations on the same background


  • Currently legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Experienced in a Background Design role, Layout included
  • Proficient in ADOBE Photoshop


  • Strong character/environments concept drawing skills a must
  • Excellent colour theory skills
  • A good understanding of perspective, volume and lighting
  • Previous experience in a 2D animation production environment
  • Strong time-management skills to meet assigned deadlines and expectations
  • A strong work ethic, communication skills, and are a good team player

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

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Employment Type