Stereoscopic Layout Artist
Walt Disney Animation StudiosBurbank, CA
Full Time Job
Walt Disney Animation Studios has been combining the best in artistry and storytelling with cutting-edge technology to bring wonderful new characters and adventures to the big screen for audiences around the world. We are currently seeking Stereoscopic Layout Artists to join our Burbank, CA studio.
Our Stereo Artists are challenged to create the most immersive and exciting stereo shots for our newest stories in production. Our ideal candidate has a phenomenal sense of 3D cinematography and has a passion for visual storytelling.
Work directly with Stereo Supervisor and peers to build immersive and comfortable 3D images in support of the story.
Stereo Layout Duties:
• Add stereo camera rigs to CG layout animatics. Configure and animate the stereoscopic parameters of our custom CG stereo camera rig in order to achieve the creative and technical goals for each shot.
• Set and animate the stereo floating windows to minimize edge violations and meet desired placement of the proscenium.
Stereo Layout Finaling Duties:
• Adapt the stereoscopic camera parameters to account for final animated performances and layout camera changes.
• Generate test renders to validate stereo setups.
• Bachelor's degree in Art, Film, Illustration, Computer Graphics, Engineering, related field, or equivalent experience desired.
• Excellent Stereoscopic vision.
• Proven understanding of the Stereoscopic principles.
• Previous production experience on Stereoscopic feature films; Stereoscopic Layout experience preferred.
• Outstanding artistic and technical skills.
• Strong problem-solving abilities.
• Ability to work with a team and collaborate closely with others within the department and other departments.
• Knowledge of rendering and compositing.
• Solid understanding of Maya and Nuke.
• Experience in Houdini is a plus.
• Comfort with Linux environments.
• Experience in Layout is a plus.
• Experience in Lighting a plus.
Visual examples of images exemplifying work in this area are requested for review. Additionally, please include a resume and reel breakdown with your online profile.
The pay rate for this role in Burbank is $56.38 - $62.02 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits