Full Time Job

Layout Artist

Scanline VFX

Montreal, QC 07-13-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

• Create visually striking composition based on shot description and/or storyboard
• Match references such as Previs and/or images if provided
• Supplement shots with simple but convincing animation, lighting and FX to aid story-telling
• Stitch Plate-based shots into a Full CG environment and vice versa
• Assemble the correct combination of Assets in a shot for use in downstream departments
• Include proof of scale and continuity in a virtual layout set up
• Debug technical problems and escalate issues as needed
• Take directions and apply notes from supervisors
• Duties and tasks as assigned

• 3-5 years or more Layout experience for Film or TV (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 skill set 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 thorough understanding of framing and composition
• Passion for film and a love of film making is paramount
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; a team player with great attitude
• Close attention to detail with excellent and consistent quality assurance
• Strong troubleshooting and problem solving ability
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


+Extended Medical

+Disability Insurance

+Dental Insurance

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