• Previs/Layout Artist, 3D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/19/2018 6:43 PM)
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  • Overview

    Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?


    DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Previs/Layout Artist to join our team!


    The role:


    As a Previs/Layout Artist, you will get to interpret storyboards and realize them into the 3D environment by establishing camera blocking, composition and lens choice.


    You will get to:

    • 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


    You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

    • 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

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

    • Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience an asset
    • Basic modeling and rigging is an asset

    Why work at DHX Media?


    DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us! 


    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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