Previs Layout Artist

Cinesite Vancouver is looking for a Previs/Layout artist  to join us on our creepy and kooky animated theatrical feature film, The Addams Family.

The Previs/Layout artist is responsible for generating the previsualization of the film and refining the final camera movements, in accordance with the established storytelling guidelines, working closely with the Previs/Layout leads.


  • Execution of scene staging, camera animation, composition, lensing and animation blocking
  • Camera scouting, first pass lighting and DOF in viewport 2.0 as required
  • Creation of simple temp previs assets as required
  • Assisting Layout lead with final camera polish and final shot layout
  • Accountable for on time and on budget execution and delivery of previs and layout

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 2-5 years relevant experience in film, television or games
  • Strong understanding of cameras, staging, composition, pacing and timing
  • Demoreel should demonstrate strong character blocking and timing
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to efficiently organize, multi-task & prioritize work
  • Experience with lighting would be a plus
  • Energetic, positive and fun attitudeAbility to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • BC residents preferred, but not required

Your demo reel should showcase a sequence of shots in continuity. Ideally we are looking to see previs/layout work along with the corresponding storyboards for comparison.

What can we offer?

Cinesite offers a positive, creative environment where the world’s leading animation and effects artists are encouraged and supported to develop and produce challenging, cutting-edge, award-winning work.

We work as a collective, where excellence, expertise and expression are valued by all; where we collaborate with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers and produce work to which we are proud to put our name.

If you want to be part of the Cinesite story, please submit your application as an online submission via this website. If your candidacy is successful, you will be contacted shortly. If your application is not retained for this position, it will stay on file for future opportunities.