Rising Sun Pictures is currently looking for experienced Layout Artists to join our Layout team.
Employment period: Range of 6 month & long-term positions available, with an immediate start.
Location: Adelaide, Australia. These positions are open to Australian and international applicants. Visa and relocation assistance provided where applicable.
The Layout Artist is responsible for designing and setting up high quality live action and all-cg shots. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of cameras, composition, cinematography and assets as well as the ability to effectively collaborate with the head of the department and the show supervisor.
Your proven ability to construct compelling cinematography through digital set building will ensure your success. You value the relationship between all scene objects relative to the camera. To that end, you transition between the artistic & technical challenges with ease. You are mindful of optimising scene assets to ensure downstream render success.
You possess a technical understanding of physical camera attributes and the spatial relationship between large number of physical and digital assets.
Required skills and experience
- Ability to create realistic camera motion
- Ability to create high quality animation of elements that lead the camera
- Basic character animation
- Previs and postvis animation and shot design
- Scene setup, set dressing and environment blocking
- Camera matchmove with proprietary software when needed
- Live action footage based workflow using imageplanes, nodal and non nodal camera offsets and reprojections
- Dressing shots with pre-animated vignettes/animation cycles
- Learning and teaching
- Camera animation, cinematography and creative eye
- Strong sense of composition
- Experience working with live action footage, image planes and projections.
- Strong problem solving skills for technical and creative problems alike
- Strong communication skills
- Solid experience with Maya cameras and the Maya workspace
- RSP operates in a largely Linux system environment. Basic command line skills are essential
- Ability to present your work clearly, working factors that affect composition and mood of the shot
- Real world camera experience is a plus
To apply, please use the apply button. Please state your availability and country of passport so we can assess your right to work in Australia and visa options.