[O-628] | 2D Location Designer

[O-628] | 2D Location Designer

23 May
Bardel Entertainment

23 May

Bardel Entertainment



For more than 35 years, Bardel Entertainment has led the animation industry through unwavering commitment to quality, creativity, and innovation. We are an internationally recognized, Emmy Award®-winning studio – in two prominent Canadian cities, Vancouver and Kelowna – and the creative force behind top audience hits such as The Dragon Prince, Rick and Morty, Teen Titans Go!, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

As a 2D Location Designer at Bardel, you will be responsible for conceptualizing and finalizing location designs to support the art department.

What you’ll be doing:

- Conceptualize 2D location designs in black and white and colour.
- Conceptualize and create the overall look, attitude and style of the project.

- Exercise critical thinking.
- Support the Art Director and Senior Designer(s).
- Proactively communicate and collaborate across teams.
- Ensure alignment with project leads for technical and aesthetic goals.
- Meet and maintain project deadlines consistently.

What you’ll bring:

- 2+ years of graphic designing experience on animated production
- Post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate in Art, Graphic Design, Animation, or a related field.
- Strong drawing skills and colour fundamentals (illustration, painting, composition, color theory, perspective, 2D design)
- Able to paint render designs that represent 3D visual style
- A broad range of design abilities in a collaborative environment
- Photoshop experience required; Shotgrid familiarity a plus
- Excellent communication and collaborative skills
- Excellent visual skills and attention to detail
- Ability to receive creative direction and feedback
- Be willing to share knowledge and experience with others

Salary Range CAD $1,100 - $1,600 / week.

The Salary Range is the span between the minimum and maximum base salary for a position. The midpoint of the range is approximately halfway between the minimum and the maximum and represents an employee that possesses full job knowledge, qualifications and experience for the position. In the normal course, employees will be hired, transferred or promoted between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range for a job.


We’ve got great people here, with good reason! We offer extensive, meaningful benefits centred on well-being (RRSP contribution matching, extended health and wellness perks, and paid closures to name a few!) as well as a hybrid studio model with flexible schedules. And did we mention that our studios are dog friendly?

Being a part of our team will have you working on exciting, prominent industry projects and collaborating with influential,

creative professionals from around the world. We’ll help you grow your career through regular social events and ongoing development opportunities, such as leadership training, workshops, and classes led by experienced industry guest instructors.

If you're driven by the excitement of tackling creative challenges, leveraging cutting-edge technologies, and pushing the boundaries of diverse entertainment, we invite you to join us – let’s create together!


Ready to apply and join our cast of characters? Fill out the form below with your current resume, samples of your work (e.g. a link to your website or reel – don’t be afraid to show off a little!), and tell us why YOU are the best person for this role!


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.

Bardel Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to fostering an inclusive environment – where the strength in the diversity of backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities are not only valued, but essential to our creative process. We hire personnel without discrimination based on race, ancestry, place of origin, citizenship, ethnic origin, colour, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender, language, marital status, age, physical and/or mental handicap or financial ability.

Candidates applying must be based in and legally eligible for work in Canada.

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