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Department : Layout
Division : Studio
Job : Layout artist

Dwarf Animation Studio is currently seeking Layout artists.

Job Description 

At Dwarf, the Layout Artist is working to realize the Director’s cinematic vision, the Layout Artist creates sequences of shots that convey the story through the understanding and application of the film story telling principles. The Layout Artist will establish character blocking, camera positioning and animate them through final adjustment and polish. The layout Artist will be responsible for technical setup of the shots to ensure downstream department needs. 

Essential Skills 

  • Strong Maya skills and ability to work on-the-fly in a fast-paced environment (staging & dressing). 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment 
  • Deep understanding of Cameras and visual structure principles 
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change

Desirable Skills

  • Good knowledge of Linux and Shotgun environment 
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Must be open to direction and able to embrace change
  • Proven experience in successfully prioritizing task in production environment
  • Excellent troubleshooting & problem solving skills

Company Description

Dwarf Animation Studio is a place of convergence between cutting edge technology and traditional media where computer animation films are designed. We innovate in the art of storytelling by pushing the boundaries, inventing immersive and believable worlds.  We foster a philosophy that brings together artists and technologists in a creative yet collaborative environment.

How to Apply

Please complete our application form here :