Layout Artist-Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver, BC
The Layout Artist works under the Layout Lead as part of a team to pre-determine scene and shot set-up including camera, environment and character composition for use by the Animation Department.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Under minimal supervision, use and occasionally create, digital assets including character and backgrounds to interpret scenes and shots as visualized by the Director.
• Provide other creative departments within the show environment with layout source art created in 3D.
• Collaborate with Supervisors and Leads to determine technical and creative approach to scene layouts.
• Tracks shot progress through entire layout process. Archives all project files, renders, and source images.
• Take direction from Supervisors and Leads as well as provide guidance and mentorship to other Layout Artists.
Education, Experience and Skills Required:
• Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience.
• 2+ years experience in feature film or television production
• Extensive training in and/or strong understanding of the principles of story-telling, art and film.
• Demonstrated proficiency in scene, shot, camera, and character composition is required.
• Modeling, lighting, texturing and animation experience strongly desired.
• Knowledge of terminology and techniques used in film, animation and visual effects including basic knowledge of photography and camera lenses necessary.
• Demonstrated proficiency using Maya, or 3Ds max required. Proficiency in other applications such as Photoshop and After Effects is desired.
• Ability to work under pressure as well as implement changes based on input from multiple sources.
• Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a multi-user environment.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills a must.
To apply for this position please submit an application at http://careers.digitaldomain.com/ Select Vancouver as city.
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