Full Time Job

Layout Artist

Sony Pictures Imageworks

Vancouver, BC 11-21-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Sony Imageworks Vancouver is seeking Layout Artists (Final & Rough)!

Translates storyboards/ sketches into 3D sequence of shots. Determines camera composition, angles and movement. Establishes set and background geometry. Creates basic blocking for all characters and props. Creates sequences of shots that convey the storyline, ensuring the vision of the Director and Layout Supervisor are resolved. May create rough pre-visualization models and environments to facilitate animation. Candidate is accountable for meeting schedules and show deadlines, participates in dailies, rounds and team reviews of work in progress. Interact with production, supervisors and team/ peers in order to problem solve and share information related to show/ assigned tasks. Must be able to decipher as well as follow through on shot turnovers, dailies, briefings/ notes and feedback. Successful candidates should be able to work efficiently as part of a team or independently to determine the various design solutions.

Able to create layout solutions for multiple types of stories and actions. Knowledge of applicable software packages including Maya required. Need good knowledge of camera composition and cinematographic principles. High attention to detail and good organization skills. Ability to solve problems within a production pipeline. Most desired 2 year diploma or 1 year certificate however minimal requirement of 2-3 years of relevant experience may be accepted.

Please note that you must be able to provide a demo reel that illustrates your relevant artistic and technical experience that also includes the nuances for this specific role.