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3D Layout Artist



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.    


Job Description:


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




Please apply via The SPA Studios website - thanks.

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