Concept Artist

Concept Artist

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Type: Contract

Company description:

L’Atelier Animation is an animation studio created in 2012 that specializes in the creation of 3D feature films.

The producers of Ballerina and l’Atelier are looking for new talents: Artistic Director, Concept Artists, Story boarders… to work on their next 3D feature film. Set in New York City in the 1930s, The Bravest takes place within the world of firefighters.

Job description:

Under the supervision the Artistic Director or the Lead Concept Artist, the Concept Artist is responsible for the design of characters, environments and/or props in black and white and color for the production of a 3D animated film. He can participates in the creation and establishment of Light-Keys based on the color scripts intended for the Lighting team. The artist must always reflect and interpret the original intention of the Artistic Director and Director.


  • Create & design conceptual artwork for current projects under directions of the Artistic Director and the Producers;
  • Develop the project’s artistic vision;
  • Create the layout for detailed model packs;
  • Complete the packs with references for colors and materials;
  • Establish Light-Keys for the Lighting team;
  • Understand and interpret color scripts;
  • Assemble influential research & reference material for the 3D team;
  • Complete other related tasks as necessary and as asked for by management;


  • At least three (3) years of work experience in the field;
  • Extensive knowledge of PHOTOSHOP;
  • Strong knowledge of color, lighting, atmosphere & overall composition;
  • Knowledge of 3D modeling is a plus;
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt easily to change;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Bilingual (English and French);
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada and available to work in Montreal, Quebec;

If you are interested in this position or you would like to recommend a candidate, please send your resume and demo by email at the following address :

Only the selected candidates will be contacted. Please note that you may be asked to provide references.

L’Atelier Animation is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Title : Concept Artist
Status : Contractual
Location : Montreal
Annual Salary : To be discussed

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