Added by on 2015-11-06

Animal Logic Recruiting Layout Artist

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Layout Artist


Animal Logic is looking for highly motivated creative layout artists with a range of experience to help define the visual language of our animated features.
As part of the layout team you will be working to realize the director’s brief and cinematic vision for an animated feature film.
This position will be based at our studio in Sydney, Australia.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Work within a team of layout artists, under the supervision of a layout supervisor.
Responsible for helping establish the cinematic staging and camera positioning as directed by the film’s director.
Ability to pose and/or roughly animate characters.
Ability to work within a production schedule, delivering shots and/or sequences to the editorial department.
Ability to provide the technical set-up of shots to departments further down the production pipeline (e.g. Animation).
Be open to direction and have the ability to embrace change.

All candidates should:

Display a strong reel that shows examples of work done in a 3d computer generated environment, ideally on a cg animated movie or television production. Within the reel there should be examples of entire sequences not just single clips. Where possible a storyboard animatic, followed by layout and then through to final finished film clips.
Demonstrate a strong understanding of visual story telling including staging, composition and editing.
Possess excellent organizational and verbal communication skills.
Have a strong working knowledge of Maya (knowledge of XSI a plus).
Ability to multi-task, prioritise and problem solve.
Have an excellent attention to detail.
Be willing to learn, and contribute to the success of the team and the project.
Have previous experience working on a CG animated feature or television program.
A recognized qualification in film, animation or fine arts would be helpful but is not essential.

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