jobby: Junior Layout Artist, 3Pod/Singing Frog Studio, Montreal

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The Dog Who Stopped the War 3D (“La Guerre des Tuques 3D”), a CarpeDiem Film & TV production is staffing up!  3pod is looking for talented artists to be part of this stereo animation adaptation of the original movie.

 

We are now looking for a Junior Layout Artist do to the day-to-day operations of the Layout department. This will involve working closely with the Layout Lead.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE TO:

·       Stage shots and plot the action that will take place within each scene, ensuring flow within and between shots and sequences;

·       Block in the position of characters and major shots within assigned scenes, using storyboards as reference;

·       Adapt and change rough timing of shots as necessary;

·       Maintain a convention of file naming structure for all shots compatible within the production pipeline;

·       Meet deadlines, the Layout Junior will manage communication regularly and efficiently between the other department Leads;

·       Address required revisions and modify shots as requested;

·       Anticipate, communicates, and troubleshoots any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

·       Minimum of 1-2 years experience in layout for a long form animation productions;

·       Strong proficiency with major modeling/animation software, such as Autodesk Maya;

·       Experience on a stereoscopic production;

·       General knowledge of MEL scripting or Python an asset;

·       Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere or other video editing software;

·       Basic lighting skills an asset;

·       Detail oriented and organized, the candidate holds a solid work ethic;

·       Excellent problem solving skills;

·       Ability to perform within standards under tight deadlines;

·       Strong communication skills.

Please apply through our website: http://lgdt3d.3podjobs.com/

 

Thank you for your interest, only qualified candidates will be contacted.