DreamWorks TV – Background Painter

TV – Background Painter

Tracking Code
2429-01 (SR)
Job Description
Paints backgrounds, layouts and any other background-related art that the production may require, ensuring style and quality of show are met.


  • Meet with creative supervisor(s) to ensure color needs of show are fulfilled.
  • Follow instructions of supervisor.
  • Complete all color work within assigned deadlines.
  • Resolve color problems with creative supervisors.
  • Communicate progress of work to appropriate production staff.
  • Ensure all artwork is properly backed up and stored appropriately.
  • Review storyboard for background key color callouts.
  • Comfortable working on a Cyntiq and must be able to work digitally.
  • Assist with special projects.
  • Fulfill other color projects, including but not limited to color lead sheets, color script and/or color pass on storyboards.
Required Skills
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show
  • Strong knowledge of color theory and lighting.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn applicable design software and hardware
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • Ability to multitask a plus
Required Experience
  • Relevant digital color experience in TV production schedule necessary.
  • BA in Fine Arts or equivalent work experience highly desired
Job Location
Glendale, California, United States
Position Type
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One Comment

  1. Greetings,
    This is Amit Naik. I have done my Graduation in Fine art, and I have a 3 years diploma in 3D (AD3D edge). I am currently working in Aptech Limited as a 3D visualizer and concept artist
    I am sending my resume (PFA) and porfolio link for your perusal. Looking forward to hear from you

    Artstation link

    Linked in

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