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Bigpoint Recruiting 3D Layout Artist

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3D Layout Artist

Category: Other
Company: DHX Media
Location: Halifax (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

3D Layout Artist

DHX Media Studio (Halifax) Ltd. is an international leader in children’s television production. We are seeking talented 3D Layout Artists with extensive experience and knowledge in staging and blocking work. Studio environment is fast-paced and committed to creating high-quality animation. Candidates should have solid cinematography skills and the ability to transform the raw elements and assets into scenes that will captivate the viewer in the storyline.


Create sequences of shots that convey the story through the application of traditional filmmaking principles in a 3D computer environment.
Establish character blocking, camera positioning and animate camera movement (previs).
Work with storyboards to create and enhance story through cinematic layout of shots.
Working collaboratively; meeting with Supervisor to ensure layout adheres to the vision set out by the Directors.
Deliver work in a timely manner.
We prefer artists that have 2 or more years of professional experience working with Maya or other professional animation software; though all talented artists are encouraged to apply.
Strong skills in layout (planning and asset management), animation & cinematography are required.
Online demo reel that demonstrates your expertise in 3D layout essential.
Ability to interpret a storyboard.
Good understanding of character posing.
Ability to work collaboratively, taking direction and feedback from the Supervisor as necessary.
Knowledge of television animation production pipeline an asset.
Interested candidates please email resume and direct link to demo reel and reel breakdown/shot list to:
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Only Canadian citizens or citizens that have Landed Immigrant status in Canada please apply.
This opportunity is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia and requires relocating to this city for the duration of the term.
Please note: All applications for this position will be considered, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please reference where position was posted.

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