Animal Logic is currently looking for a motivated and creative Previs Artist to work on our first Animated Feature in Vancouver!


What you’ll get to do:

  • Establish the cinematic staging and camera positioning as directed by the Layout Leads/Layout Supervisor or Director
  • Incorporate posed and rough animated elements to guide framing and story
  • Work closely with the Layout Leads and Supervisor to implement a lensing style which is in alignment with, the film director’s vision for the film and its narrative
  • Work closely with Production Designer, Art Director, and assets Supervisors to include work in progress environments and character designs into a visualized story development.
  • Clearly understand the creative requirements of a sequence and deliver these creative goals in a timely manner and to the highest standard
  • Provide technical setups of shots to downstream departments


What you bring:

  • 5+ years working on feature animation or VFX projects
  • Professional experience and understanding of 3D software packages used in digital film production, in particular Maya, XSI and Nuke
  • Strong experience in layout and/or previsualization
  • Experience working in creative story development
  • Experience working in character animation
  • Knowledge of Cinematography and understanding of story and scene layout
  • Knowledge of traditional camera techniques and the principles of translating storyboards to 3d
  • Knowledge of real world cameras, rigs and shooting environments for feature films
  • Experience setting a shot turn over pace that achieves a balance between meeting deadlines and exceeding quality expectations
  • Ability to work solo as well as collaboratively within a team environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to efficiently organise, prioritise and problem solve work across multiple areas


What do you value?

  • Family culture – we produce amazing award winning films in a culture that is passionate, fun, friendly and family oriented
  • Benefits – we’ve got you covered from day one! Massage, dental, and an on-site gym, to name a few
  • Work/Life balance – we understand that people have families and activities outside of work, so we work hard to create a balance between work and life
  • Social animals – join your co-workers in various social activities such as after work drinks, bake-offs, creative competitions and sporting events


Interested? Check out our online application form via the following link: https://grnh.se/rophxu0f1


Animal Logic recently completed production on The LEGO® Batman Movie, The Great Wall and The LEGO® Ninjago Movie, and Peter Rabbit. Animal Logic is currently in production on The LEGO® Movie Sequel (2019). See our new and improved website for more: https://www.animallogic.com/portfolio/projects/!

If you want to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE then come and join us at Animal Logic, Vancouver.

About Animal Logic

Animal Logic is an independent Australian company that has been at the forefront of creating digital content, award winning design, visual effects and animation for the film and television industries for over 25 years. With creative studios in Sydney and Vancouver and offices for the company’s development arm, Animal Logic Entertainment, in Sydney and Los Angeles, Animal Logic continues to forge new partnerships and collaborations with leading studios and filmmakers to develop and produce stories that resonate with a global audience.


If you want to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE then come and join us at Animal Logic!