2D BG / Layout Artist – Atomic Ottawa

2D BG / Layout Artist – Atomic Ottawa

Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver’s busy Animation District. Our new Ottawa studio is located in the vibrant Hintonburg area that has deep roots in the city’s animation history. Atomic is a mix of laid back atmosphere, a supportive team, and some serious creative talent!

Do you have big plans for your career? Are you looking for rewarding work that will challenge you? We are an artist-driven studio, we care about the work we produce and your career path.


We are looking for 2D BG/Layout Artists to join the crew on one of our Harmony Productions!


  • Draw and paint the background layout of a shot for the Animators to animate based on the Storyboard
  • Complete all layouts while maintaining the style and quality of the show
  • Use location designs as reference to draw all layouts for assigned shots
  • Ensure that all artwork is stored and backed up on Shotgun
  • Collaborate with the BG/Layout Supervisor to complete revisions and other changes
  • Meet deadlines and quotas as assigned by production management


  • Must have strong perspective drawing skills
  • Experience working with Flash or Harmony productions
  • Diploma or degree in Fine Arts, Computer Animation, or other relevant area of study and/or equivalent job experience
  • Industry experience on a 2D television production an asset
  • Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Great attitude and willingness to learn
  • Legally able to work in Canada
  • Must be able to work in the studio; ON resident preferred.

START DATE: June/July 2019