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Rainmaker Recruiting Layout Artist & Production Coordinator

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Layout Artist

Category: Other
Company: Rainmaker
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Layout artists are hot commodities here!! We are hiring Layout artists (all levels) for our TV Series Bob the Builder!! Are you ready to make all elements needed in a shot fully prepped and ready for animation? Can you translate storyboards into polish frames, camera angles and lighting of an animation scene? If you answered yes.. then you should apply!

PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Under the leadership of the Supervisor, the Layout Artist reviews scene folders making sure all necessary assets are ready for integration into the shot.
Swaps out proxy models for final low-resolution animation ready models.
Checks and references elements to make sure proper versions are used.
Cross references that shots are cut to length. Collaborates with editorial to check for continuity between scenes.
Collaborates with Pre-visualization Artists to ensure technical parameters for accuracy such as camera angles, focal lengths and composition are met.
Interprets and implements notes and feedback from the Supervisor in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way.
Under the guidance of the supervisor, creatively plus material in order to achieve set standards of complexity.
Collaborates with animators to ensure all elements are included and set-up as required.
Delivers assignments per project’s schedules.
Adheres to digital file management protocols.
Supports and integrates the values of Rainmaker that being a commitment to innovation, creativity, professionalism and inspiration.
Interacts respectfully and professionally with colleagues, staff members and clients.
Additional duties as requested

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:

Degree and/or diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience required.
TV/DVD Production

2-3+ years of experience working in a professional environment within their discipline.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Solid knowledge of camera composition and good sense of aesthetics.
Proficiency in using Maya is required.
Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely.
Practices attentive and active listening. Incorporates feedback and direction received from the Director/Supervisor.
Open to and encourages feedback and new initiatives. Shares information and techniques with team members.
Solid work ethic and positive attitude. Ability to work under pressure. Self motivated and pro-active. Consistently strives to expand knowledge base.
Makes decisions in a timely manner. Accepts accountability for own actions.
Efficient and detail oriented.
Strong problem solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
Ability to deliver work on time and meet set production objectives

Apply here:- recruiting@rainmaker.com
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Production Coordinator

Category: Production Coordinator
Company: Rainmaker
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Yes, you’ve heard right…Rainmaker is crewing up yet again! We are looking for a Production Coordinator to work on our new animated direct- to-DVD feature. We can’t really say what the project is right now, but we’re SUPER excited to be working on this animated project for a majour motion picture studio! The Production Coordinator’s main function is to work with the Line Producer and Production Management to effectively prioritize, organize, and manage the work flow of the production area of focus and liaise with other partnered departments. And, to provide materials and scheduling for artists. If you have animation and Shotgun experience…what you are waiting for…you should apply!

PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Assists the Producers, Directors, and the Production Managers on all areas of front-end and back-end production such as story, script, artwork, animation and post production.
Enters and maintains production data such as artwork, scripts, storyboards, CG models, sets and backgrounds.
Prepares and distributes casting materials such as sides, scripts and artwork.
Produces and distributes production reports.
Schedules meetings and reviews and ensures that preparations are made to facilitate these sessions.
Records and publishes notes from meetings.
Works with digital tracking systems to update production information.
Provides administrative support as needed.
Ensures production environment is clean and fully supplied.
Supports and integrates the values of Rainmaker that being a commitment to innovation, creativity, professionalism and inspiration.
Interacts respectfully and professionally with colleagues, other staff members, partners and clients.
Additional duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:

University degree or equivalent preferred.
2+ years industry experience preferred.

Knowledge/ Skills/Abilities:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and Outlook.
Previous computer database skills.
Strong organizational and project management skills.
Must be capable of working independently or as part of a team and demonstrate initiative.
Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Solid work ethic and positive attitude.
Efficient and detail oriented.
Strong problem solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
Ability to deliver work on time and meet set performance objectives.

Apply here:- recruiting@rainmaker.com
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