Layout Artist, 3D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/11/2020 3:06 PM)
Job ID
2020-2800

Overview

WildBrain is looking for a Layout Artist to join our Vancouver studio. In this role you will get to interpret storyboards and realize them into the 3D environment by establishing camera blocking, composition and lens choice.

 

WildBrain VANCOUVER is HIRING! The Covid-19 has changed the way we work and slowed us a bit but we are hiring and posting current and future opportunities daily. Please continue to check our job board, apply online and follow us on our social media for ongoing updates. 

Responsibilities

  • Create 3D visualizations of storyboard animatics
  • Establish camera blocking, composition and lens choice
  • Pro-actively identify possible creative / technical problems with shots
  • Complete assigned sequences within scheduled timeframe
  • Ensure shot continuity
  • Keep current on layout techniques and technology

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in animation or film industry
  • Experience in Maya essential
  • Ability to interpret storyboards and realizes them in a 3D environment
  • Firm understanding of cameras, staging, composition, perspective, pacing, timing and cinematography concepts in animation context
  • Solid understanding of cinematic language and camera terminology
  • Ability to clearly communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure

Bonus

  • Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset
  • Basic modeling and rigging is an asset

 

Why WildBrain?

 

At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:  

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan 
  • Generous RRSP matching 
  • Bonus time off 

 

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