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Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning full-service animation studio located in Vancouver's busy Animation District. Since its inception over 19 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created, produced and financed numerous animation productions for television series, commercials and music videos. Our crew is made up of over 400 of Canada’s most creative animators, directors, producers and writers, and with multiple high profile projects underway this is a great opportunity to join our team!


This is an excellent opportunity for a very talented MATTE PAINTER to join the crew on our next very exciting CG production!


  • Create matte paintings for elements and visuals to match the look of the production
  • Work with Modeling/Texture Supervisors and Art Director to create the aesthetic vision of the production
  • Share ideas. collaborate and work closely with other members of the production including modeling, lighting, compositing and design
  • Meet deadlines as assigned by production management
  • Be updated and familiar with new techniques, tools or other related software


  • Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Computer Animation, or other relevant area of study and/or equivalent job experience
  • Industry experience (CG and/or Visual Effects) an asset
  • Strong knowledge of matte painting techniques such as colour space, digital paint and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of Nuke animation tools props
  • Knowledge of various renderers like Renderman, Vray and Arnold
  • Previous experience using SHOTGUN is an asset
  • Able to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Excellent visual skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to provide feedback to team members on work under development and mentor lesser experienced team members
  • Must be able to work in house at our Vancouver studio
  • Able to legally work in Canada
  • Must be a current B.C. resident and work in-house



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. Please apply online with your Resume, Cover Letter, Portfolio/Demo Reel and/or Website URL.  

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

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