The position of Previz and Layout Artist requires someone with several years experience in a similar role on broadcast or film projects. The position requires a solid generalist understanding of Maya’s Camera, Modelling & Animation tools.
Key Areas of responsibilities:
Establish geography, functionality and Layout of location assets by building proxy geometries and feeding these assets to Modelling.
Previz key animation sequences with an emphasis on camera, staging, timing and functionality of a sequence.
Work closely with the Directors on sequence layout and location blocking.
Set up cameras for shots and layout action for Animation.
Complete episodic camera notes when required.
4+ years’ previous experience in the CG Industry in a relevant role.
Must have an understanding of visual storytelling for layout and composition.
Must have strong working knowledge of animation principles, camera set-up and proxy modelling in Maya.
Must have a good sense of pacing and timing in Animation
Must have strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail and quality.
Must be able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure.
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change.
excellent communication skills
attention to detail
Ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast paced production environment