Lead Layout Artist – LEGO® 2 (Vancouver) (30 views)

Vancouver, BC
March 12, 2018

Everything will be awesome when you’re part of the team! Are you a Lead Layout Artist interested in working with us on our first Animated Feature?!


What you’ll get to do:

  • Motivate, lead, and provide direction to Layout Artists within your team
  • Collaborate closely with the Animation Director, Supervisors, Leads, and Technical Directors
  • Create high quality cinematography in line with the Director’s vision
  • Learn the proprietary tools and systems at Animal Logic
  • Promote innovative ideas and approaches between different work groups and individuals
  • Communicate with adjoining departments to ensure we are all working toward the same goal


What you bring:


  • 7+ years’ experience working in CG on feature animation, VFX projects or TV Series as part of layout and/or previs team
  • Previous experience working with large digital feature film production pipelines
  • Experience in high-level camera animation and scene set-up, and having an eye for picture composition and attention to detail
  • Proven ability of editing and ensuring continuity over a sequence of shots and the film



  • 3D software packages used in digital film production, in particular XSI, Maya and compositing software
  • Layout/previs techniques such as traditional camera techniques, staging and framing rules
  • Cinematography and understanding of translating storyboards to 3d and scene layout



  • Passion in Layout, picture cinematography, cinematographic history, staging and directing
  • Ability to direct and lead a team of layout artists, keeping them motivated and on track
  • Ability to work solo as well as collaboratively within a team environment
  • Maintain a flexible approach with the ability to efficiently organize, multi-task, and prioritize work to achieve deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to provide and receive constructive feedback
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to balance quick turnaround while maintaining long term quality


What do you value?

  • Family culture – we produce amazing award winning films in a culture that is passionate, fun, friendly and family oriented
  • Benefits – we’ve got you covered from day one! Massage, dental, and an on-site gym, to name a few
  • Work/Life balance – we understand that people have families and activities outside of work, so we work hard to create a balance between work and life
  • Social animals – join your co-workers in various social activities such as after work drinks, bake-offs, creative competitions and sporting events

Interested? Check out our online application form via the following link: https://grnh.se/xv1e8t1


Animal Logic recently completed production on The LEGO® Batman Movie, The Great Wall, The LEGO® Ninjago Movie, and Peter Rabbit. Animal Logic is currently in production on The LEGO® Movie Sequel (2019). See our new and improved website for more https://www.animallogic.com/portfolio/projects/!

If you want to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE then come and join us at Animal Logic, Vancouver.

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