Full Time Job

Layout Artist

Scanline VFX

Vancouver, BC 10-29-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Creates visually striking composition based on 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

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
• 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 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

BENEFITS

We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

APPLICATION

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