Added by on 2015-01-07

Layout Artist – Fuhu Inc. (Los Angeles)

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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.

Job Description:

• 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

Qualifications:

• 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)

Overview:

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.

www.fuhu.com

How to apply:

Please submit your resume as well as link to demo reel/previous artwork to careers@fuhu.com with the job title in the email subject line.
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