Animation JOB Alert: Nickelodeon Seeks BG Designer for Kung Fu Panda

Nickelodeon is looking for a BG Designer
for Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness
NOTE: The following is from the Nickelodeon job posting -- this is all the info I have….
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • 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 stored appropriately.
  • Ensure all shipping materials are prepared and ready on time.
  • Be available for questions until your department's shipment is complete.
  • Generate multiple views of environment and specific elements within it.
Additional job requirements:
  • Assist with special projects
  • Prop Designing
  • Must be proficient with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in style of show
  • Strong background design skills
  • 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
  • Fluent in Maya and Mudbox is a major plus

  • Must have experience designing for a CG show.
  • Architectural experience preferred
  • 3 - 5 years relevant drawing experience necessary
  • BA in Fine Arts or equivalent work experience highly desired
To apply for this position, you must submit your resume online at Please follow up by submitting a flat book portfolio (do not include any original artwork) directly to the animation studio.  Before we can review your portfolio, you must fill-out a portfolio release form.       To download the form, please go to:        Mail in, or drop off, the completed form along with your portfolio to:
Nickelodeon Animation Studios  Attn. Portfolio Submissions  231 West Olive Avenue  Burbank, CA 91502

Please Note: Allow 4 - 6 weeks for processing. They will call when your portfolio is ready for pick-up. 

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