Mid 3D Layout Artist

Mid 3D Layout Artist

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Type: Contract
Activities:
LAYOUT ARTIST
Place:
Montreal
Description

Duration: First three-month contract starting as soon as possible with possibility of extension for another project (To be confirmed).

 

About Digital Dimension:

Digital Dimension is a visionary 3D animation studio based in Montreal. We design, develop and produce our own intellectual properties and that of others for different platforms.

We are a team of passionate artists, full time geeks carried by a healthy and stimulating environment! We carefully select our projects to put our know-how at the service of what drives us.

We are committed to maintaining a good work-life balance, encouraging curiosity, and promote communication so that work becomes a real cooperative playground.

 

Your role :

The Layout Artist is responsible to transform the visuals of the project storyboard into a 3D animated model in order to provide a first 3D preview of the scenes that other departments will use as a basis to build the sequences and shots:

  • Stages the characters and assets for each animation sequence according to the director’s initial intention and the technical specifications of the project;
  • Positions cameras and places characters in key poses to imply and to show their actions and movements;
  • Ensures consistency and continuity within and between shots;
  • Applies various corrections at the request of the lead or the supervisor;
  • Participates in the resolution of technical problems in order to ensure the production is moving forward;
  • Respects the schedule set by the production team;
  • Maintains a good team dynamic and a good collaboration between departments.

 

Your experiences and qualifications:

  • Diploma in a 3D animation or equivalent work experience;
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a similar position;
  • Experiment on a cartoon series for children;
  • Good knowledge of Autodesk Maya to create and realize 3D layouts;
  • Good knowledge of camera techniques;
  • Keen eye for the composition and aesthetics of a plan;
  • Capability to solve problems and resourcefulness ;
  • Ability to communicate and work in a team ;
  • Capacity to work under pressure ;
  • Creative and passionate about animation, cinema and / or video games ;
  • English / French bilingualism;
  • Knowledge of Shotgun (asset).
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