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Colour Key Artist, Sr. - Feature Animation

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Colour Key Artist, Sr. - Feature Animation

$1,400/week - $1,900/week
• Intermediate Level

Summary

As a Colour Key Artist, you will play a pivotal role in defining the visual style and mood of our animated project. You will work closely with our art and animation teams to create colour keys that establish the palette and atmosphere for our production.

Category Animation  Art Department  Colorist 
Location Montreal, Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Dec 21, 2023
Start Date N/A
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Job Description

As a Colour Key Artist, you will play a pivotal role in defining the visual style and mood of our animated project. You will work closely with our art and animation teams to create colour keys that establish the palette and atmosphere for our production. Your work will contribute significantly to the overall look and feel of our project.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Develop and create color schemes that enhance the visual storytelling of the animated project. This includes selecting appropriate colors for characters, backgrounds, and props to convey emotions, moods, and themes.
  • Work closely with the art director, design team, and other members of the creative team to ensure that the color choices align with the overall artistic vision of the project.
  • Work with technical directors on light rigging.
  • Generate a color style guide.
  • Create color keys for the lighting team.
  • Maintain consistency in color palettes across different scenes and episodes, ensuring that the established style guide is followed accurately.
  • Clearly communicate creative ideas and intentions to creative director and other team members and be open to feedback and revisions to achieve the desired artistic outcome.
  • Rework Material from feedback and notes while maintaining a fresh perspective. 
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and techniques related to color theory, animation, and visual storytelling to continuously improve your skills and contribute fresh ideas.
What you’ll bring:
  • 5+ years of experience on fully animated or hybrid feature films 
  • Strong drawing and painting skills
  • Ability to convey a variety of lighting scenarios clearly and consistently, with continuity of time of day and mood
  • Excellent knowledge of tools and software such as Cintiq, Photoshop, Adobe, Illustrator, and other design software. 
Salary Range $1400 - $1900 CAD Weekly The Salary Range is the span between the minimum and maximum base salary for a position. 

Remote work may be considered for this position. Bardel's Hybrid & Remote Work Policy will be presented and open to discussion during the interview process.

Job Type Full Time 
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