Layout Artist – Fuhu Inc. (Los Angeles)
We are currently seeking a Layout Artist to join our current CG animation project. Our goal is to produce a feature-quality stylized animation from a LA-based brand new studio. It is a great opportunity to participate in ground building of the team with a group of passionate artists.
• Break down and translate 2D storyboards and animatics into 3D shots for staging every shot and plotting the action that will take place within each scene
• Establish the lengths of shots
• Build the previz models of characters, locations and major props, block in the position, select camera angles and plot camera moves
• Determine camera composition, angles and movement. Establish set and BG geometry too.
• Work closely with the Director, Storyboard Artist and Editor to express their vision and storytelling
• Proficient in Maya and editing packages like Avid, Final Cut Pro, Premier, and also After Effects and Photoshop skill is a big plus.
• Good understanding of the techniques of cinematography and lighting (camera framing, perspective, lenses, continuity, blocking, camera move), characterization, acting and animation.
• Possess strong artistic skills and unlimited imagination
• Proven work experience in CG animation industry
• Familiar with pipeline tools and production management software
• Highly organized, first-class time/project management skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
• Reside in Los Angeles (within the area you can commute to the El Segundo office)
Fuhu Inc., is the leading designer, seller and innovator of “thoughtful” consumer products and services for children. Creator of the nabi™ tablet, the world’s first tablet made just for kids, Fuhu provides an ecosystem of hardware, software services, and accessories to immerse kids in rich and engaging experiences. nabi ™ is available in all major U.S. retailers including Walmart, Best Buy, GameStop, and Target. Fuhu was named ‘the most promising company’ by Forbes Magazine in 2014, and also ranked #1 spot for ‘The Fastest-Growing Private US Companies’ of Inc. Magazine, 2014.
How to apply:
Please submit your resume as well as link to demo reel/previous artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title in the email subject line.
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