Full Time Job

Layout Artist

Scanline VFX

Munich, Germany 08-30-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

• Creates visually striking composition based on the shot description and/or storyboard
• Matches references such as previs and/or images
• Supplement shots with simple but convincing animation, lighting, and FX to aid story-telling
• Stitches plate-based shots into a full CG environment and vice versa
• Assembles the correct combination of assets in a shot for use in downstream departments
• Includes proof of scale and continuity in a virtual layout set up
• Debugs technical problems and escalate issues as needed
• Takes directions and applies notes from supervisors

• Three (3) to five (5) years of layout experience in visual effects for feature film or television (required)
• Bachelor's degree or Diploma in the field of arts, film, and/or animation (preferred)
• Advanced software skills in Maya (required)
• Basic to Intermediate skills in 3ds Max, Photoshop, Shotgun, Nuke and Scripting (preferred)
• Extensive skillset in-camera animation, staging, and set dressing
• Great sense of presentation via lighting, texturing, and/or FX
• Solid animation grounding for story-telling purposes
• Background or experience in traditional Fine Arts demonstrating a thorough understanding of framing and composition
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; a team player with a great attitude
• Great eye for detail with excellent and consistent quality assurance
• Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


Collaboration on elaborate feature film productions (national & international)

Innovative environment and excellent opportunities to further develop your skills


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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbom4k-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.