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17 Jul 2020

Full-Time Previs Artist

Guru Studio – Posted by gurustudio Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

We’re looking for an experienced 3D Previs Artist to join our PAW Patrol crew!

Airing in over 160 countries, in 30 languages, PAW Patrol is a top-rated preschool series and global consumer products phenomenon produced for Spin Master and Nick Jr worldwide. For seven seasons and counting, Guru’s team of artists and animators have been bringing the pups to life.

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:

– Complete a quota of rough shot layouts per week on a professional digital 3D animation production.
– Assemble scenes with 3D Assets and environments reflective of the Storyboards
– Verify Assets in context
– Fulfill storytelling beats
– Create rough geometry to determine the size and scale of final assets and locations
– Establish rough camera position, asset blocking, and location set dressing.
– Report to Previz Supervisor, review notes, deadlines, revisions, and instructions regularly.
– Post completed work internally and communicate progress to managers and other departments.

Apply If You:

– Are a committed team player
– Possess strong Maya skills
– Have an understanding of 3D Layout and composition
– Have strong staging abilities and its impact on animation
– Understand translating 2D storyboards into 3D perspective (space)
– Have an understanding of Modern Film Language and Cinematography techniques
– Understand basic polygonal modelling techniques
– Have minimum 3 years’ experience on a digital 3D animation production
– Understanding of Python and/or MEL scripting a plus
– An understanding of Maya’s camera sequencer a plus

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 completed application on our Careers Site:

Job Categories: 3D Animation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 3D Layout, previs, Previsualization, and Previz.

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