Full Time Job

Layout Artist

MR. X

Remote / Virtual 01-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR REMOTE WORK YOU MUST RESIDE IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Founded in 2001, MR. X is an award-winning visual effects company specializing in High-Concept series episodic and feature films. With years long relationships with some of Hollywood's top creators, MR. X has delivered the visual effects for critically acclaimed titles like; The Shape of Water, Roma, American Gods and Vikings, to name a few. By partnering with our clients through every stage of their project, we help shape and guide what makes it to the screen, in some of the world's most exciting film and television content. MR. X has facilities in Toronto, Montreal, Bangalore, Los Angeles and Adelaide, with a combined staff of over 800 filmmakers, artists, and programmers. We are MR. X. Partners in storytelling.

Layout Artists produce pre-viz, post-viz, camera and character blocking to build editorially sound sequences which subsequent CG departments use as the foundation for shot construction.
If you have a passion for layout and have experience with Maya then we want to hear from you!

Qualifications

Layout Essentials
• Experience with Maya
• Experience with physical cameras, photography and image composition
• Any of the following technical skills is a bonus:
• A basic knowledge of the entire VFX pipeline
• A basic knowledge of Nuke and Gimp/Photoshop

Any of the following experience is a great advantage
• A demonstrable interest in the more technical areas of CGI (Rigging, FX, etc.)
• A demonstrable interest in film direction and creation

The details above provide an outline of the key requirements for candidates to apply for a role in this department. At Mr.X we have a number of job classifications within our artist team structure. These are:
• Artist
• Key Artist
• Technical Artist
• Lead
• Head of Department

Based on your skills we will assess your suitability for a particular role during the application process.

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