Klaus is a feature length animated film from The SPA Studios.
The SPA Studios are using digital tools to reimagine the charm of classical 2d animation blended, with unique cutting edge digital techniques that adds a fresh volumetric look, lighting and texturing that people have to come to expect in family movies.
The SPA Studios is currently looking for a 3D Layout Artist. This role involves working closely with 2d Layout and compositing departments to stage shots and camera setups where 3d elements are involved. Modelling and some animation + set dressing are part of the job. The role is available immediately will be based in our studios in Madrid, Spain.
Work closely with 2d Layout and Pre compositing departments to stage shots and camera setup, where 3d elements or movements are involved
Setup lenses and perspective to integrate 3d and 2d
Import and correctly place in perspective 3d models
Plot camera moves and solve technical issues if any
Arrange compositions with the 2d and 3d elements ensuring a correct workflow and result (Refer to Storyboard and 2d Layout to produce consistent compositions)
2 years’ experience with Maya in Layout or Previous work for Film
Possess excellent understanding of composition and perspective
Neat and methodical
Understand the 2D animation process, including camera mechanics
Understand editing and film structure
Strong communication skills
Good team-working skills
Be able to deliver on schedule, working calmly and efficiently under pressure
Be able to take direction and be willing to address constructive feedback
Show respect for the procedures and requirements of the studio production and pipeline
Experience with Nuke is a plus
General 3d skills e.g. modelling, animation a bonus.
English is a must, as the work will be developed in this language
Ability to relocate to Madrid and right to work is a bonus
About The SPA Studios