Full Time Job

Layout Artist


Mumbai, India 06-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
A multi Oscar-winning creative studio, we have worked with some of the greatest storytellers in film today. Collaborating with directors and producers across the complete filmmaking process to help design, plan and create beautiful images, we focus on finding innovative creative solutions to support their vision and set new standards for visual effects in cinema.

Who We Are
Framestore combines talent and technology to bring life to everything we create, whether in film, TV, advertising or immersive experiences. Driven by creativity and inspired by the future, we set out every day to reframe the possible.

The Role
The Layout Artist is responsible for CG camera animation using cinematography principles, shot composition and character blocking to pre-visualise shots before the beginning of animation, and allowing up-stream CG departments to use as the foundation for shot construction.

This is a great opportunity to work directly with the wider CG teams at Framestore and on a very exciting episodic TV project!

Job Requirements
Other responsibilities include:
• Camera/assets staging/blocking.
• Overseeing Previs and Postvis ingestion.
• Setup and maintenance of Conforms.
• Restaging of cameras and assets when needed.
• Shot content maintenance for animation.
• Overseeing Motion Capture Ingestion/distribution.
• Strong Maya knowledge with excellent problem-solving skills and a solid understanding of the visual effects pipeline.
• Good attention to detail and a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues to maintain continuity within the sequence.
• Strong demonstrable experience in sequence and shot composition.
• Good working knowledge of cinematography in a virtual environment.
• Excellent understanding of practical cameras and camera techniques.
• Previous experience in camera tracking and animation blocking is advantageous.
• Organisation skills and ability to create tidy scenes for use in the rest of the pipeline.
• Tracking and MatchMove experience in 3DEqualizer is beneficial.
Our Commitment

Desirable Experience
• Basic MEL and Python scripting.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r73bek-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.