3D Layout/Previs Artist

Los Angeles, California | Freelance | Job ID #60319 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, 3D animation studio, is seeking a 3D Layout/Previs Artist join their team.

You will report to the 3D Supervisor and be responsible for:

  • Layout previs environments based on concept art and creative input from Supervising Director
  • Work with Engineering team to important Maya environments into game engine technology
  • Work with production team to reassemble final animation scenes using newly development tools in Maya
  • Possess a strong sense of composition, color, and animation timing


  • 3-5 years in previs animation layout & rigging, preferably on the agency or production company side
  • Strong in Unity, Maya and Adobe After Effects – in order of preference
  • Background and understanding shot continuity of sequence to help guide shot creation
  • Possess an artistic eye for detail and understand the technical specifications for each project
  • Maintain high consistent standard of quality and speed
  • Work well on a team and successfully take direction from a supervisor
  • Adapt quickly and accept change, often have to toss out ideas and start fresh
  • Scripting in c#, python, or MEL as a bonus

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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