LAYOUT – MTL

LAYOUT – MTL

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Type: Contract
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LAYOUT ARTIST
Place:
Montreal
Description

APPLY HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX1044-layout-mtl

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Layout Supervisor, the Layout artist is responsible for recreating camera movements for integration of 3D elements in sequences for live action feature film (and/or tv) partnering with the Animation and Modeling departments to deliver accurate camera animation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recreates the sets, objects and camera motion of shots in 3D software environment to match the live-action background plate images
  • Create proxy props and other models based on supplied set data and/or other available survey information
  • Include proof of scale in virtual layout set up
  • Matchmove objects/characters to match the action in the live action plates
  • Render track/ match move over supplied plates for approval
  • Undistort/distort plates
  • Debug technical problems and escalate issues as needed.
  • Duties and tasks as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience is an asset
  • BA or Diploma in the field of Arts, Film, Animation, etc. (preferred)
  • 3-5+ years VFX Layout experience (required)
  • Solid animation grounding (preferred CG feature film animation – FX or Character)
  • Demonstrated skill of camera animation work laying out shots, staging, etc. (using film cameras or on-set experience)
  • Life Drawing skills and  knowledge of human/animal anatomy (preferred)
  • Background or experience in traditional Fine Arts – demonstrating thorough understanding of physical motion, weight, balance
  • Passion for film and a love of film making is paramount
  • Intermediate – Advanced: Maya, Photoshop, Nuke, Vray, Zbrush (required)
  • Shotgun, (preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience with “realism” modeling, lighting, texture, effect, composting and animation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, team player with great attitude
  • Close attention to detail; ability to QA own work, take direction and apply notes from Supervisors
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision; strong trouble shooting/problem solving ability

BENEFITS INCLUDED

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

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