CG Layout / Previs Artist – Atomic Vancouver

CG Layout / Previs Artist – Atomic Vancouver

CG Layout / Previs Artist

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and detail-oriented CG Layout / Previs Artist to join our next exciting CG production.


  • Create sequences of shots that convey the story through the application of traditional filmmaking principles in a 3D computer environment
  • Establish character blocking, camera positioning, and animate camera movement
  • Collaborate with the storyboards team to create and enhance story through cinematic layout of shots
  • Work with Previs Layout Supervisor  and attend meetings to ensure layout adheres to the vision set out by the Directors
  • Meet deadlines as assigned by production management
  • Be up to date and familiar with new related and relevant technologies


  • Professional experience working with Maya or other professional animation software is preferred; though all talented artists are encouraged to apply
  • Strong skills in layout, animation, and cinematography
  • Ability to interpret a storyboard and excellent visual storytelling skills
  • Good understanding of character posing and lighting
  • Ability to work collaboratively, taking direction and feedback from the Supervisor as necessary
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of television animation production pipeline is an asset
  • Knowledge of modeling, lighting and texturing is an asset
  • Currently legally able to work in Canada
  • Current B.C. residents preferred and must be able to work in-house at our Vancouver studio

START DATE: Dec 2019