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Layout - VAN

Heather Zolisby on Jan 12, 2018
Location
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
VFX
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Hourly
Job Description
HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/

Scanline VFX Vancouver offers a leading edge creative, collaborative team environment working with brilliant talent from around the globe. Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, BC the studio is steps from transit, the best in the city's trendy Yaletown dining and Robson high street shopping. On site amenities include a lounge/nightclub with big screen projector tv, pool table and foosball tables, over-sized patios and rooftop deck kitchen & BBQ areas, secure bicycle storage, massage chairs, showers and lockers. Experience fun team events, parties, sporting activities, local business discounts and much more.

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TITLE

LAYOUT [MID-SR]

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


HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/
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