3D Layout Artists

Giant are seeking 3D Layout Artists for an exciting new CG production.

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As such, we are committed to Equality of Opportunity for existing and potential employees. All persons regardless of Gender, Civil status, Family status, Race, Religious beliefs, Sexual Orientation, Disability, Age, or Membership of the Travelling Community will be provided with equality of access to employment and also encouraged and assisted to achieve their full potential. We will continue to foster a genuine culture of Equality.

Position Overview

This is a full-time position based in the Dublin studio, and there is flexibility for remote working but applicants should be able to work in the Irish timezone as the studio.

Starting date: ASAP

Position Responsibilities

  • Work in collaboration with the Lead Layout Artist, CG Supervisor(s), directors, Layout/Animation Supervisor(s), and Layout department to establish and preserve the visual aesthetic and cinematography of the production.
  • Translation of Storyboards and Animatics into 3D Layout, including the creation of Proxies, Staging, Blocking, and Camera work to provide a technical setup of shots for downstream departments.
  • Adjustment of Cameras at the animation stage where required.
  • Active participation in review sessions steered by the Lead Layout Artist, Production, Directors and Supervisors.
  • Clear understanding of story and sequences, and work with your peers to ensuring consistent quality, style, and continuity, both visually and technically throughout the project.
  • Recognise any inefficiencies and collaborate with the Lead Layout Artist, Supervisors to address the problems.
  • Coordinate closely with Production to ensure that all goals/weekly targets are being met and to flag any problems that could delay the schedule.
  • Support a collaborative and creative environment that produces awesome Giant projects with great teams.

Position Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in 3D/CG Animation Production (Series or Feature) as either Previz or Layout Artist.
  • Open to feedback, notes and adjustments.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Cinematography, Cameras, and Lensing.
  • Proficient in Maya.
  • Shotgrid experience is a plus.
  • Drawing and visual communication skills.
  • Organized with a strong ability to track tasks and notes.

How To Apply

If you would like to be considered for the 3D Layout Artist position, please apply through our Workable platform by clicking the link below:

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but due to the high volume of applications we receive a reply might not always be possible.

Thank you for your interest in Giant Animation!

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