6 Mar 2018

Temporary Layout Artist – Mainframe TV – Barbie Dreamhouse

Rainmaker Studios – Posted by RainmakerVancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

Layout artists are hot commodities here!! We are hiring Layout artists (mid-level) for our Barbie Dream House Production!! Are you ready to make all elements needed in a shot fully prepped and ready for animation? Can you translate storyboards into polish frames, camera angles and lighting of an animation scene? If you answered yes.. then you should apply!

• Under the leadership of the Supervisor, the Layout Artist reviews scene folders making sure all necessary assets are ready for integration into the shot.
• Swaps out proxy models for final low-resolution animation ready models.
• Checks and references elements to make sure proper versions are used.
• Cross references that shots are cut to length. Collaborates with editorial to check for continuity between scenes.
• Collaborates with Pre-visualization Artists to ensure technical parameters for accuracy such as camera angles, focal lengths and composition are met.
• Interprets and implements notes and feedback from the Supervisor in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way.
• Under the guidance of the supervisor, creatively plus material in order to achieve set standards of complexity.
• Collaborates with animators to ensure all elements are included and set-up as required.
• Delivers assignments per project’s schedules.
• Adheres to digital file management protocols.
• Supports and integrates the values of Rainmaker that being a commitment to innovation, creativity, professionalism and inspiration.
Interacts respectfully and professionally with colleagues, staff members and clients.
• Additional duties as requested

• Degree and/or diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience required.
TV/DVD Production
• 2-3+ years of experience working in a professional environment within their discipline.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Solid knowledge of camera composition and good sense of aesthetics.
• Proficiency in using Maya is required.
• Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely.
• Practices attentive and active listening. Incorporates feedback and direction received from the Director/Supervisor.
• Open to and encourages feedback and new initiatives. Shares information and techniques with team members.
• Solid work ethic and positive attitude. Ability to work under pressure. Self motivated and pro-active. Consistently strives to expand knowledge base.
• Makes decisions in a timely manner. Accepts accountability for own actions.
• Efficient and detail oriented.
• Strong problem solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
• Ability to deliver work on time and meet set production objectives



Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Temporary. Job expires in 15 days.

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