Telegael – Animation Background Artists

  • Contract
  • Remote

Position:  Animation Background Artists
Contract Duration:  – 6 Months, Full Time
Location: Remote
Telegael Animation Design Department are currently recruiting a number experienced Background Artists to start with immediate effect on two exciting Animated Feature Films.
  • Background Artists for 2D Animated Feature
  • Environment Designers for 3D Animated Feature

Ideal candidates should have a minimum of 3-years experience as Background Artists for TV or Feature Animation.
A strong background focussed portfolio is essential demonstrating excellent design skills, creative versatility and attention to detail.

Applicant Requirements:
  • A degree or diploma in Animation, Illustration, Game Design OR a strong Animation focused Portfolio.
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Strong communication and time management skills.
Additional Requirements:
  • Applicants must be over 18 years of age
  • Must reside in Ireland
  • All candidates must have Adobe Photoshop CS5 or higher and Pen Display Hardware.
How to Apply
Please send a Cover Email, C.V. (PDF) and Portfolio link to
Subject ‘BG Artist Position’
Closing Date
Closing Date for applications is 27th of May 2022 at 5.00 p.m. Applications submitted after this time will not be considered. Telegael is an equal opportunities employer.
About Telegael
Established in 1988, our multi-Emmy® and IFTA award winning studio works with international producers, distributors and broadcasters to develop, finance and co-produce animation and live-action content for the global market. Telegael has co-produced in excess of 1,200 hours of television programming, our projects have been distributed to over 160 countries and translated into more than 50 languages. Broadcaster and distributor partners include Disney, Lionsgate, Netflix, NBC Universal, BBC, Discovery, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, ZDF, ARD, RAI, Channel 5, Genius Brands, KiKa, Acorn, France TV, Hulu, SuperRTL, HBO, ABC Australia, CBC Canada, Kartoon, Channel 7, Channel 9 and Channel 10 Australia, CCTV China, ITV, RTÉ, TV3 and TG4.

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