The DreamArc Company | Character Artist

February 26, 2023
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Job Description





DreamArc studios is a new fledgling animation company focused on making quality family-teen content and giving a chance to talented creatives.

We are seeking motivated and talented background artists looking to break into the industry to work on an in-development action-drama animated children ’s show.

Background artists will report to the series showrunner and collaborate with other team members to help bring engaging shows and movies to life.

This is a remote position with communication done primarily over Discord, Zoom, and occasionally email. Artists will have a specific agenda to achieve and goals to fulfill.

Previous work or enrollment in an art program is not a requirement, Our goal is to give talented artists who have been turned away by other studios. However, please submit a sample writing sample showing off your skills as a background artist.

Number of Hires: Multiple


  • Collaborate closely with the Art Director and other Concept Artists to produce quality designs that meet the established art direction.
  • Create highly functional background art for use by Production Artists to create animated content.
  • Generation of conceptual thesis using the information provided by production, design, or art direction.
  • Utilize mock concept art to create more detailed and production accurate backgrounds.
  • Create concepts that clearly illustrate characters and their environments.
  • Attend briefing and brainstorming meetings and participate by bringing ideas or changing direction when appropriate.
  • Work closely with production to deliver quality artwork on time.
  • Contribute original visual design ideas throughout pre-production and production.


  • Ability to quickly iterate on concepts given input from the Art Director and Senior concept artists.
  • Ability to correctly mimic show style and
  • Professional attitude, strong listening skills, and an ability to take constructive criticism.
  • Strong foundation in the traditional arts, including, but not limited to, landscape painting, graphic design, and illustration.
  • Emerging proficiency with industry-standard visual art software.
  • The ability to carry an idea from the conceptual phase to the finished illustration.
  • Self-driven, good communicator, and a great team player.
  • Demonstrated industry stand skill level through portfolio.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to communicate, submit work, and attend virtual meetings through

  • Reliable. Able to complete assigned stories on time.


    Please do not apply if you do not believe you will be able to balance both your school/job and the internship.

Application Materials:

Applications submitted without a work sample or portfolio link will be ignored.

  • Updated Resume (PDF Preferred)
  • Updated Portfolio / Demo Reel
  • Provide password if applicable

Applications submitted without a work sample or portfolio link will be ignored.

Applicants can also submit through the DreamArc website located here:

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