Jobs: Background Designer- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


Nickelodeon is seeking a Background Designer for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Details below.


Generates background designs, overlays, underlays, shadow and color guides, floor plans  and any other background-related art that the production may require, ensuring style and quality of show is met.Responsibilities:

  • Review script for backgrounds needed at handout of show.
  • Complete all rough, revised and final designs necessary within assigned deadlines.
  • Resolve design problems with creative supervisors.
  • Ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff.
  • Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and saved appropriately.
  • Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time.
  • Be available for questions until your department’s shipment is complete.
  • If required, generate multiple views of environment and specific elements within it.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist with special projects.
  • If applicable, make special shadow and color indications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show.
  • Strong background design skills.
  • Relevant drawing experience necessary.
  • Thorough understanding of perspective.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn applicable design software and hardware.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Ability to multitask a plus.

Desired Qualifications:

  • BA in Fine Arts or equivalent work experience highly desired.

You MUST submit a portfolio in order to be considered for artistic positions!

Online Portfolio Instructions:
Do you have a website/blog you’d like us to review as your portfolio submission? If so, please be sure to upload your resume and website link in the online application process. Please include the website link on your resume. You MUST upload the portfolio release form to your application. You can add additional attachments in the resume section.

To download the form, please go to:

You can apply here.

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