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Rising Sun Pictures Recruiting Layout Technical Director

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Layout Technical Director

We are currently looking for experienced Layout Technical Directors to join our Layout team.

Employment period: Range of 6 month & long-term positions available, with an immediate start.
Location: Adelaide, Australia. These positions are open to Australian and international applicants. Visa and relocation assistance provided where applicable.

Position Overview

The Layout TD has the same responsibility as the Layout Artist, however has a stronger focus on technical aspects of Layout. The successful candidate will be proficient in setting up complex scenes with a broad variety of components such as projections, asset compilations, and is responsible for ensuring efficient delivery to other departments. Furthermore the Layout TD assists in the development of workflows and production tools, works closely with pipeline engineering and contributes to the development of RSP’s extensive Layout toolset.
Your proven ability to construct compelling cinematography through digital set building will ensure your success. You value the relationship between all scene objects relative to the camera. To that end, you transition between the artistic & technical challenges with ease. You are mindful of optimising scene assets to ensure downstream render success.

You possess a technical understanding of physical camera attributes and the spatial relationship between large number of physical and digital assets.


Scene setup, set dressing and environment blocking for shots and across sequences
Maya tool development
Camera matchmove and character rotomation/solving [Experience with 3d package embedded solver engines, is a plus]
Photogrammetry reconstruction of live action locations


Strong understanding of asset pipelines
Python knowledge
Expert knowledge of scene setups
Expert knowledge of asset handling within a visual effects pipeline
Strong creative eye for cinematography and composition
Solid experience with Maya cameras and the Maya workspace
RSP operates in a predominately Linux system environment. Basic command-line skills are essential
Strong troubleshooting skills for technical and creative problems alike
Excellent communication skills


To apply, please email your resume, reel and breakdown to with the words “Layout Technical Director” in the subject line. Please state your availability and country of passport so we can assess your right to work in Australia and consider visa options if applicable.

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