Layout Artists – Animated Features – Paris, France
Illumination Mac Guff is one of the world’s leading studios for animated feature films. Based in Paris, the company is known for such global blockbusters as Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, The Lorax and Minions – all produced by Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures.
Duties and responsibilities
Interpret 2D storyboards or script and create 3D shots
Block the posing and timing of the characters in a given environment
Be responsible for the selection of cameras angles and camera moves
Work with Layout Supervisor and Leads to find the best creative/technical problem solving approach for assigned sequences/shots.
Be able to help Director in a cinematic staging way
Qualifications and required skills
Experience in editing
Knowledge of lenses, positioning and moving cameras
Experience in character animation
Capability to interpret a design and modify some modeling if needed
Communication skills / Team working skills
Familiarity with pipeline issues.
Aptitude to prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlines
Strong eye for framing composition and perspective, and knowledge in lighting, compositing and VFX.
French and/or English knowledge is required
Work permit in France is required.
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