Previs/Rough Layout Artist (Feature Animation)

  • London  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    26 April 2021  
    Posted on
    24 February 2021  

DNEG’s Feature Animation department has been slowly building over the past couple of years and we are delighted to officially launch the new facility. Together we will bring the vision of both major Hollywood studios and independent productions to life. 

We aim to compete with the best in the business and will rely on our Rough Layout Artists to create shots and sequences, telling the story through the application of both traditional and CG filmmaking principles. Working alongside our team of Rough Layout Artists, you’ll establish camera position, camera movement and character blocking.

Must Have:

  • Experience in a Rough Layout or Previsualisation role.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Maya.
  • Familiarity with pipeline issues and debugging.
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong emphasis on visual storytelling, including composition and staging.
  • Knowledge of cameras, lenses and Cinematography.
  • Showreel featuring Feature Animation work.

Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge and experience in Editing.
  • An understanding of Lighting techniques.
  • An interest & experience in Photography.
  • Experience of Unreal Engine or other real-time rendering softwares.

About You:

  • Good communication and organisational skills.
  • Technically adept.
  • Team oriented.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Able to take direction.

About Us:
We are DNEG, one of the world's leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.

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