Previz & Layout Artist

Brown Bag Films
Dublin, Ireland
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

The position of Previz and Layout Artist requires someone with several years of experience in a similar role on broadcast or film projects. The position requires a solid generalist understanding of Maya’s Camera, Modelling & Animation tools.

Skills & Requirements

Key Areas of responsibilities:

Establish geography, functionality and Layout of location assets by building proxy geometries and feeding these assets to Modelling.
Previz key animation sequences with an emphasis on camera, staging, timing and functionality of a sequence.
Work closely with the Directors on sequence layout and location blocking.
Set up cameras for shots and layout action for Animation.
Complete episodic camera notes when required.

Requirements:

4+ years’ previous experience in the CG Industry in a relevant role.
Must have an understanding of visual storytelling for layout and composition.
Must have strong working knowledge of animation principles, camera set-up and proxy modelling in Maya.
Must have a good sense of pacing and timing in Animation
Must have strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail and quality.

Personal requirements: 

Must be able to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure.
Must be open to direction and able to embrace change.
excellent communication skills
attention to detail
Ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast-paced production environment

How to Apply

About the Company

Brown Bag Films are one of Europe’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios and is part of the 9 Story Media Group, with locations in Toronto, Dublin, Manchester, New York and Bali.


Making stand out/exceptional content for kids is at the heart of everything we do, and our bar is always set to “excellent” when it comes to the quality of our work. Our studios are highly collaborative spaces, where mentoring and on the job training is built into our daily practices. Our team members benefit from competitive compensation packages, working on award-winning 2D and 3D content, a thriving work culture and maybe too much cake! 


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