Previs Artist – Atomic Vancouver

Previs Artist – Atomic Vancouver

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and detail-oriented 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 updated and familiar with new related and relevant technologies


  • Experience working with Maya or other professional animation software; 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 an asset
  • Knowledge of modeling, lighting and texturing an asset
  • Able to legally work in Canada
  • Must be a current B.C. resident and be able to work in-house at our Vancouver studio

START DATE: January 2019