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Animal Logic Recruiting Final Layout Artist, Technical Layout Artist & Production Coordinator

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Final Layout Artist – LEGO 2

Are you a Final Layout Artist interested in working on LEGO® 2? The Final Layout Artist is responsible for camera polishing, stereo, final set dressing and picture compositing.

What you’ll get to do:

Finalising the cinematic staging and camera positioning as directed by the Layout Supervisor or Director
Work closely with the Layout Leads and Supervisor to polish camera animation and lensing style which is in alignment with, the film director’s vision for the film and its narrative
Clearly understand the creative requirements of a sequence and deliver these creative goals in a timely manner and to the highest standard
Work closely with the Stereo department to implement stereo qualities into the narrative
Provide technical setups of shots to downstream departments
Keep abreast of relevant and related emerging techniques and technologies
Adhere to deadlines and anticipate, communicate and troubleshoot technical issues with Production
Help provide solutions to creative briefs through existing tools & processes
Understand department pipeline including all assets and tools, and their purpose
Become proficient with the departments propriety tools

What you bring:

3-5+ years’ experience working in CG on feature animation, VFX projects or TV Series
3-5+ years’ experience in Final Layout and/or Stereo team
Previous experience working with large digital feature film production pipelines
Previous experience in Stereo is a bonus
Working knowledge and understanding of 3D software packages used in digital film production, in particular XSI and Maya
Working knowledge and understanding of camera polishing and composition techniques such as f/stop and framing rules
Working knowledge of camera animation, scene set-up and set dressing
Ability to produce high-level camera work with an in depth knowledge of framing, composition and cinematography
An understanding of editing and ensuring continuity over a sequence of shots and the film
Excellent visual communication skills including but not limited to drawing
Recognized post-secondary qualification in animation, film or related field is preferable
A demonstrated passion in camera animation, picture cinematography, cinematographic history, staging and directing
Enthusiasm, positivity, initiative and talent, coupled with an understanding for taking direction
Have an “eye” for picture composition and attention to detail
Ability to work solo as well as collaboratively within a team environment
Maintain a flexible approach with the ability to achieve deadlines within a team environment while under pressure
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to efficiently organize and prioritize work across multiple areas
Willing to learn, and contribute to the success of the team and project
Have the ability to listen and be open to all feedback given
Open to new workflows and tool sets

Due to security reason please do not include any links to Dropbox or Google Docs.
For more information about Working Holidays Visas and company sponsored visas please go to our FAQ page.

Apply here:- https://boards.greenhouse.io/animallogic/jobs/1001919?gh_src=dm04lo1#app
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Technical Layout Artist (Assembly)

Are you a Technical Layout Artist interested in working on our first Animated Feature in Vancouver? The Assembly team is a small, but critical role in Production, where an eye for detail is key! As one of the Asset gatekeepers, you will help maintain the “shot breakdown” – facilitating distribution of assets between various departments, with a special emphasis on supporting the Layout and Animation teams.

What you’ll get to do:

Partner with Layout to troubleshoot shot set-ups/builds and QC
Troubleshoot Asset and configuration issues
Maintain assets, shot set-ups, and breakdown

What you bring:

2 years’ experience in Animated Features, VFX or Games
Experience working with assets (modelling, rigging and surfacing)
Experience with Maya or XSI in a production environment
Knowledge and experience with asset management and tracking software
Excellent attention to technical details and ability to deliver accurate work
Ability to communicate and interact positively in a collaborative group environment
Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize, and problem solve
Experience in MEL or Python scripting is a bonus

Due to security reason please do not include any links to Dropbox or Google Docs.
For more information about Working Holidays Visas and company sponsored visas please go to our FAQ page.

Apply here:- https://boards.greenhouse.io/animallogic/jobs/857557?gh_src=rsqfwg1#app
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Production Coordinator – LEGO 2

Are you a Production Coordinator interested in working with us on our first Animated Feature?! The Production Coordinator is responsible for the efficient, day-to-day facilitation of processes, procedures, outputs and deliverables of each artist within the craft group.

What you’ll get to do:

Build the day-to-day artist based schedule based on the task based schedule provided by Production Supervisor, in cooperation with Production Supervisor and Craft Supervisor
Monitor, track and document completion of tasks and artist’s progress on a day-to-day basis to ensure their completion within allocated person days and deadlines
Organise the reviews within the framework given by Production Supervisor, attend and take accurate notes at craft group meetings or reviews and any other relevant production meetings
Build strong working relationships with artists to provide support and be aware of any issues and concerns
Share knowledge; foster and support a knowledge sharing culture
Liaise with other department co-ordinators and crew where appropriate to facilitate the efficient communication and transfer of elements between departments or between Animal Logic and its clients
Understand all relevant project objectives; communicate them to the crew and ensure all production planning is aligned to the objectives

What you bring:

2+ years Production Coordination experience working on Animated or VFX feature films
Technical knowledge/experience of film formats, digital media and film techniques
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft office, and scheduling and database software
Strong organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise and multi-task
Intermediate project management skills
Strong attention to detail
Experience working with highly creative and/or technical people
A sincere enthusiasm for facilitating the work of artists in high pressure environments
A passion for Animated and/or VFX feature projects
Highly developed written and oral communication skills and the ability to connect with a wide variety of personalities
An ability to remain focused on the big picture without losing track of the details

Due to security reason please do not include any links to Dropbox or Google Docs.
For more information about Working Holidays Visas and company sponsored visas please go to our FAQ page.

Apply here:- https://boards.greenhouse.io/animallogic/jobs/1005411?gh_src=xc5qm71#app
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