Layout Artist – UPP ADVERTISING

If you are a 3D Layout Artist who knows that they have the creative and professional potential to design and block out full CG creative shots for high-end commercials, videogame trailers and music videos then keep reading!

This position requires a firm grasp of cinematography and how real/virtual cameras and lenses work, as well as the ability to creatively direct a shot, and block out its composition and camera movements in 3D space. The ability to do basic modelling/animation and camera tracking is a considerable plus.

We are on the lookout for candidates that will be able to work full-time and in-house in our award-winning studio located in beautiful Prague, Czechia.

Ideal candidate:

  • 5+ years in VFX industry, preferably advertisement or other kind of fast paced VFX production
  • Expertise in using industry standard VFX software at a professional level. Our preferred platform is Houdini, but we will consider candidates skilled in Maya or Blender
  • An excellent eye for picture composition, perspective and creative camera work
  • Technical knowledge for building layout scenes efficiently; ability to follow the studio workflows and procedures, so your outputs can be used by other artists down the line
  • Talent to art direct and organize your own tasks, make creative decisions and communicate them effectively and respectfully with supervisors and other 3D artists
  • Reliability in assessing and meeting deadlines

Bonus points:

  • Ambition to grow into, or readiness for a leadership role is highly valued
  • Experience with other VFX disciplines, especially camera tracking, is a considerable plus
  • Working knowledge  of Houdini is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Unreal Engine

What we can offer to you:

  • Working in a mid-sized, friendly, and open-minded team environment
  • World-established and award-winning VFX studio creating high-end projects
  • Modern and pleasant working environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary
  • Living in Prague – a world-renowned, safe, and very liveable and loveable destination
  • Opportunity to actively contribute to the technological advancement of our studio