This is an excellent opportunity for a very experienced BG/Layout Artist who would love to lead a Layout team on a Harmony Feature length production!


Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning animation studio with locations in Vancouver's Mt. Pleasant Animation District, Ottawa's Hintonburg neighborhood and LA. Since its inception over 20 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created and produced numerous 2D and CG animation productions including Last Kids on Earth and Hello Ninja. Atomic is well known for its artist-friendly culture and flexible work environment. We are always looking for artists of all levels to join our team!



  • Lead, teach, and guide a team of BG/Layout artists to create the assigned style.
  • ​Plan each episode to achieve deliverables, while creating workflow efficiency, and working closely with the Production Coordinator. to proactively flag and problem-solve any potential issues.
  • Meet deadline as assigned by production management.
  • Help ensure that weekly assigned quotas and expectations are met by the team.



  • Prior experience as a 2D BG Layout Lead or Supervisor.
  • Industry experience on a 2D television, streaming or feature production.
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop.
  • Strong perspective drawing skills.
  • Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas.
  • Great attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Experience mentoring and leading artists.
  • BC Residents are preferred for this role.
  • Currently legally able to work in Canada.





Atomic Cartoons Inc. and Thunderbird Entertainment welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Show us what you would like to contribute to Atomic by providing us with relevant examples of your previous work along with your resume and cover letter. 

We thank you for your submission; only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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