I'm Greg Bartlett, a 2D background and layout artist who works on animated TV shows and movies, board games and video games.

Currently I freelance at a coworking desk and am always open to new opportunities.

Get in touch at greg@backgroundart.net

Previous Experience

Studio Yotta
December 2019 - February 2020
Background Artist
Painted backgrounds for a sequence in an upcoming animated TV show

Sep 2019
Background Artist
Rick and Morty season 4 premiere background art (ferrofluid sequence)

Jun 2019 - Jul 2019
Background Artist
Background art for Smiling Friends Adult Swim pilot.

Studio Moshi
Jul 2019 - November 2019
Layout Artist
Layout artist on Monster Beach

Feb 2019 - May 2019
Layout Artist
Layout artist on Final Space Season 2 (Episodes 4, 5, 7, 10, 11 and 12)

Sep 2017 - Jan 2018
Background Artist
Line work, colouring and lighting of background art for Shopkins Wild, including key backgrounds for some locations

Studio Showoff
November 2019 - January 2020
Lead Background Artist
Created backgrounds and layouts, developed process guides and managed the background team for an unreleased animated short
Jul 2019
Background Artist
Background art for Surfaces: Bloom music video
Jul 2019
Background Artist
Background art for Life after Death pilot

Bezier Games
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
Board game illustration
One Week Ultimate Werewolf room tile and box cover art.

Draw with Jazza
2015 - 2016
Background Artist
Created backgrounds for 'The Tale Teller', an animated short by the Youtube channel Draw with Jazza and funded by Screen Australia's Skip Ahead grant

Other Freelance
2011 - Current
Freelance art for various animations and game projects. Clients include Draw with Jazza, Armor Games, Monstrum Games, BrightMind Studios and Jay Armstrong Games.

Elvidian Entertainment
2011 - 2014
2D Game Artist
Created backgrounds and art assets for browser based games


2009 - 2010
Advanced Diploma in Screen and Media - Game Art