Visual Development Designer

Visual Development Designer

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Job Summary

The Visual Development Designer is responsible for the creation 2D artwork used as the basis for the ongoing creative project. The Visual Development Designer is also responsible for collaborating with the Lighting, Shading and Look Development Artists to develop a variety of looks and styles, taking into account any styles, directions, and guidance set down by the Art Director and Production Designer.


• Create drawings and paintings to explore the style and desired result of final imagery
• Precisely and accurately follow reference and direction to create the desired look of a scene
• Create matte paintings to be used in final CG scenes
• Create multiple drawings and paintings to be used as layers or backgrounds in composite images
• Perform visual and analytical problem solving in 2D space
• Work with a production team and visual effects supervisor to create the desired look for environments and characters that may reflect any of a wide variety


• Degree/diploma in Computer Graphics, Fine Art, Architectural/Industrial Design, or related field; or equivalent experience
• Minimum of 2 years experience in Feature Film, Commercial and/or Video Game production with an emphasis on drawing and painting
• A good eye for color, composition and detail as it relates to organic models, hard surface models and environments
• A strong understanding of how things should look and feel given specific artistic direction or reference
• Extensive experience with Photoshop
• Experience with Illustrator
• Experience with traditional drawing, and/or painting
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
• A creative and collaborative problem solver who is organized and critical of his or her own work.
• Superior craftsmanship

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This job description is not meant to be all inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Please note that Canadian citizens and Canadian permanent residents will be considered in priority.

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