Layout Artist - Rooster Teeth

Austin, TX
Entertainment – Content & Production
Full-time

Rooster Teeth Animation is looking for a skilled 3D Layout Artist to become a part of our ever growing team.     

Responsibilities:

    • Create 2D storyboards and break them down into 3D scenes / shots
    • Work with staging maps and storyboards to layout individual shots for Camera and Animation
    • Ensure that characters, props, sets, motion capture data and rough cameras for a shot are set up properly for Animation department
    • Follow established checkoff procedures and prepare finished camera for Lighting/Render dept.
    • Be film literate and able to meet the filmic needs of a production
    • Strong sense of composition and perspective
    • Understand the principles of cinematography including use of lenses, positioning and moving the camera.
    • Apply motion capture to computer-generated models
    • Work with the Director and Leads to achieve the right look and feel of our shows, responding to critiques and reviews effectively
    • Follow established protocols in file management structure, project organization, and version control
    • Self-assess progress and utilize time management techniques, as well as production tracking software, to meet deadlines and milestones
    • Communicate effectively and respectfully

Qualifications:

    • 2+ years working in a production environment
    • In-depth proficiency with Autodesk Maya, Adobe Premiere, Storyboard Pro...
    • Desire to further improve skills and techniques
    • Strong will and self-motivation to complete tasks on time
    • Work well within a team
    • Resume and Demo Reel

ABOUT Rooster Teeth:
Rooster Teeth is a pioneering studio responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 25 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 3 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub and 1.8 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen, Inc., a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.