Archer‘ Lead Background Artist on What Exactly Is a Lead Background Artist

Animation artist Jill Dykxhoorn is living every aspiring artist’s dream. After meeting a producer of the FX hit “Archer” at a college career fair, she was hired as a concept artist shortly after graduation. Within five seasons, she was promoted to lead background artist and, in 2020, won an Emmy Award for Lead Background Artist for her work on the series. Here, she dives into her work in the artistic landscape (which, yes, includes a special fondness for painting landscapes themselves) and how she helps set the scene for the “Archer” voice actors.

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