Full Time Job

Layout / Previz Artist

Paramount Studios

Hollywood, CA 03-02-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Overview and Responsibilities

Building on Paramount's 100 years of making some of Hollywood's most iconicfilms, Paramount Animation is bringing visionary artists and storytellers together to create a world-class animation studio. We are looking for talented, collaborative, and hardworking artists who will help us continue to shape an all-star team of filmmakeCancel (https://viacomcbs.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppJob&action=jobEdit&id=15651&tab=RQ_DESCRIPTION&hashed=1802474446#!) rs.

Paramount Animation through its affiliate Animated Productions Inc. currently has exciting opportunities for a Senior Previs Artist (Union) to join the animation team at our Hollywood, CA studio.

• Setting the initial composition, staging and cameras
• Helping to creatively solve technical and aesthetic problems as theproduction progresses from storyboards to 3D
• Establishing a locale and define mood through sets
• Communicating and working with Story, Art and Editorial personnel
• Communicating with individuals involved throughout the animation processregarding technical specifications and creative beats.
• Adhering to tight production schedules
• Taking and implementing creative feedback from Previs Lead, VFXSupervisor and Director
• Day to day will report to Digital Production Manager for scheduling

Basic Qualifications
• Previous production experience or exceptional artistic skills/abilities in CGI/traditional artwork
• 5+ years of previs/layout experience
• Ability to communicate with all members of the production team on a
• technical and creative level in a collaborative environment
• A good understanding of physical lenses and camera work
• A demonstrated understanding of the principals of Staging and Composition
• Knowledge of Maya and Unix required
• Experience with Lighting preferred
• Experience at working on high-end systems preferred
• Bachelors degree or equivalent experience desired
• Strong Animation experience required
• Experience with Rough Modeling preferred