Atomic Vancouver is hiring CG Senior Layout Artists! Come work with us on an exciting new CG series.


Atomic Cartoons Inc. is an award-winning animation studio with locations in Vancouver's Mt. Pleasant Animation District, Ottawa's Hintonburg neighborhood and Los Angeles. Since its inception over 20 years ago, Atomic Cartoons has created and produced numerous 2D and CG animation productions including Princess Power and Last Kids on Earth. Atomic is well known for its artist-friendly culture and flexible work environment. We are always looking for artists of all levels to join our team!


 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Create sequences of shots that convey the story through the application of traditional filmmaking principles in a 3D computer environment.
  • Establish character blocking, camera positioning, and animate camera movement.
  • Collaborate with the storyboard team to create and enhance the story through the cinematic layout of shots.
  • Work with Previs Layout Supervisor and attend meetings to ensure layout adheres to the vision set out by the Directors.
  • Meet deadlines as assigned by production management.
  • Be updated and familiar with new related and relevant technologies.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • 3+ years of industry experience (Animation and/or Visual Effects)
  • Strong skills in layout, animation, and cinematography.
  • Knowledge of television animation production pipeline.
  • Ability to interpret a storyboard and excellent visual storytelling skills.
  • Good understanding of character posing and lighting.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, taking direction and feedback from the Supervisor as necessary.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience working with Maya or other professional animation software is an asset.
  • Knowledge of modeling, lighting and texturing is an asset.
  • Currently legally eligible to work in Canada.

 

START DATE: April to June 2024


- Applicants must have resided within BC as of December 31, 2023 and be able to provide the appropriate supporting documents.
- All Atomic employees in this role have the opportunity to work remotely within BC, artists within Vancouver and the Lower Mainland can also choose hybrid and in-studio options. 


At Atomic Cartoons and Thunderbird Entertainment, we take into consideration a wide range of compensation factors including background, skills, location, and experience to determine competitive pay. In addition to competitive pay, this position is eligible for company-sponsored benefits including medical, GRSP, vacation pay, paid holiday break, paid leave, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Please note: This expected pay range is for British Columbia and is not applicable to locations outside of the province of British Columbia.

Wage ranges are based on a weekly rate.

Vancouver Pay Range
$1,450$1,650 CAD

INTERESTED?

Atomic Cartoons Inc. and Thunderbird Entertainment welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Show us what you would like to contribute to Atomic by providing us with relevant examples of your previous work along with your resume and cover letter . 

We thank you for your submission; only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.


Atomic Cartoons is an equal opportunity employer and employs personnel without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, language, citizenship, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, physical and/or mental handicap or financial ability.

While remaining sensitive, fair, and providing equitable treatment for all, Atomic Cartoons works to increase participation and advancement to reflect all personnel – including Women, Indigenous People, Visible Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities, who are all qualified members. Thus, it helps identify and remove barriers that prevent the full participation of members of designated groups in the workplace.

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