DHX Media Layout/Previs Artist, 3D in Vancouver, British Columbia
WildBrain is looking for a Layout/Previs Artist to join our team! In this role, you will get to interpret storyboards and realize them into the 3D environment by establishing camera blocking, composition and lens choice.
This role is set to start immediately.
We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!
Create 3D visualizations of storyboard animatics
Establish camera blocking, composition and lens choice
Pro-actively identify possible creative / technical problems with shots
Complete assigned sequences within scheduled timeframe
Ensure shot continuity
Keep current on previs techniques and technology
2+ years of experience in animation or film industry
Experience in Maya essential
Ability to interpret storyboards and realizes them in a 3D environment
Firm understanding of cameras, staging, composition, perspective, pacing, timing and cinematography concepts in animation context
Solid understanding of cinematic language and camera terminology
Ability to clearly communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset
Basic modeling and rigging is an asset
At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:
Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan
Generous RRSP matching
Bonus time off
External Company URL: www.wildbrain.com
Street: 380 West 5th Ave.