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17 Jul 2020

Full-Time Layout Supervisor

Guru Studio – Posted by gurustudio Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced 2D Layout Supervisor to join our Pikwik Pack crew!

Pikwik Pack is a brand new original preschool series coming to Disney Junior that’s packed with big adventure, silly hi-jinks, and heartfelt charm.

You’ll be joining a vibrant entertainment company known for creating, developing and producing award-winning, hit shows such as True and the Rainbow Kingdom for Netflix, the smash-hit PAW Patrol, Mattel’s Ever After High; and our own Emmy Award nominated series Justin Time. Our studio also contributed visual development on the Academy Award nominated animated feature The Breadwinner.

What You’ll Do:

– Prepare episode layout planning and assignment for a team of layout artists
– Launch the layout team on the layout needs and considerations for the episode
– Coordinate with the production-team and surrounding departments to ensure asset delivery and turnaround and communicate these needs to the layout team
– Provide timely guidance, deadlines and reviews for the team
– Ensure layout production matches and pushes the funpack locations and adheres to a consistent style guide for the series
– Consider the cinematic qualities of a shot, and push these qualities in the production layouts
– Consider the acting and staging of a shot, and ensure the staging area will work for shot production
– Ensure that the layout work and are consistent when considering leica and shot-production’s needs
– Consider and apply reuse and cut-ins on existing layouts and locations to limit the team’s workload and offer creative solutions when possible
– Provide and produce vector layouts when needed to help guide and focus the team
– Post completed work internally and communicate progress to managers and other departments

Apply If You Have:

– Must have experience in 2D Layout on previous TV productions
– Well-versed in principles of cinematography and story-telling
– Understanding of perspective and composition
– Committed team player
– Layout experience in Photoshop
– Strong vector illustration skills in Photoshop
– Exceptional staging abilities
– Organization and leadership skills
– Strong creative problem-solving skills
– Drawing skills
– Strong composition skills
– Strong sense of location and environment

Why Join Guru?

– We believe that creativity and quality are paramount, and we select projects that allow us to grow creatively.
– Creating fun is part of our brand! It’s time to be a part of an environment that nurtures your creativity, forward thinking vision, and an innate entrepreneurial spirit!

To Apply, please submit a complete application on our Careers Site:

Job Categories: 2D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: background supervisor, Bg, BG Layout, BG Supervisor, Layout Supervisor, and supervisor.

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