This is an excellent opportunity for BG Line and Paint artists to work on an upcoming 2D Harmony series.


Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio with locations in Vancouver, Ottawa and LA. Our Ottawa studio is located in the vibrant Hintonburg neighborhood that has deep roots in the city’s animation history. Atomic is a mix of laid back atmosphere, a supportive team, and some serious creative talent!

Do you have big plans for your career? Are you looking for rewarding work that will challenge you? We are an artist-driven studio, we care about the work we produce and your career path.



  • Draw and/or paint the background layout of a shot for the Animators to animate based on the Storyboards provided.
  • Complete all layouts while maintaining the style and quality of the show.
  • Use location designs as reference to draw and/or paint all layouts for assigned shots.
  • Ensure that all artwork is stored and backed up on Shotgrid.
  • Collaborate with the BG/Layout Supervisor to complete revisions and other changes.
  • Meet deadlines and quotas as assigned by production management.



  • Strong perspective drawing skills are a must.
  • Experience working with Flash or Harmony productions as a BG Layout Artist (Line or Paint) is an asset.
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop in a similar role is an asset.
  • Industry experience on a 2D animated production an asset.
  • Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas.
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • A Great attitude and willingness to learn.
  • Currently legally able to work in Canada.
  • Ontario residents are preferred for this role.





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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