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

Get in touch at greg@backgroundart.net

Selected Experience - view full CV as PDF

Princess Bento
Koala Man (2021 - 2022)
Background Supervisor

Smiling Friends Season One
Background Designer

Studio Yotta
Upcoming Animated Series (2023)
Background Supervisor

Animaniacs (2020)
Created all the layouts and backgrounds for the anime sequence in episode 4

Rick and Morty Season 4 Premiere (2019)
Background Artist on the ferrofluid sequence.

Smiling Friends Adult Swim Pilot (2019)
Background Artist

Studio Showoff
HBO Backstories: Watchmen (2019)
Lead Background & Layout Artist
Duties: Developed background & layout process documents, managed the background team, including training, assigning and reviewing layouts and backgrounds, reported on progress to the directors and producer and created layouts and backgrounds.

Surfaces x Elton John ‘Learn to Fly (2020)
Background Artist

Life After Death Pilot (2019)
Background Artist

Studio Moshi
Monster Beach TV Series (2019)
Layout Artist

Shopkins Wild Feature Film (2017)
Background Artist

Bezier Games
One Week Ultimate Werewolf Board Game (2018)
Created artwork for the room tiles and box cover art for the game.

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.


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