Layout Artist

Shot Prep (Shoot, and Layout) Mumbai, India Chennai, India Bengaluru, Karnataka


Position at DNEG

PLEASE NOTE: We are accepting speculative applications only.


We do not currently have openings available for the position of Layout Artist, however, we are accepting speculative applications. 
If you would like to be considered for future opportunities, please submit an application. We will keep your details on our database
and contact you when a position becomes available, should you have the required skills and experience which match this position.

The Layout team at DNEG is a valued mix of technical and creative artists who continuously produce the highest level of work, sometimes under tight deadlines for large-scale work. The team is responsible for CG camera animation using cinematography principles, shot composition and character blocking. You will be producing pre-vis and post-vis CG cameras for high profiles features that will be subsequently used by other departments.

Part of your role will be posting on and composing digital assets for the rest of the pipeline to use. You’ll be responsible for maintain shot continuity across sequences while also modelling set geometry used during the matchmove process.

Must Have

  • VFX/CG industry experience within a feature film environment.
  • Experience in sequence and shot composition.
  • Good working knowledge of cinematography in a virtual environment.
  • Excellent understanding of practical cameras and camera techniques.
  • Experience with previs animation and cameras.
  • Thorough understanding of post-production pipelines.
  • Broad 3D generalist experience, comfortable with matchmove, asset build and lighting.
  • A good working knowledge of Maya.
  • Good creative and technical problem solving skills.

About You

  • Pro-active and good at problem solving.
  • Very meticulous and accurate.
  • Able to work under pressure on potentially short turn around times.
  • Able to take direction and feedback well from a supervisor.
  • Organised and able to create tidy scenes for use in the rest of the pipeline.
  • Team oriented and have great communication skills.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Adaptable

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading visual effects and animation companies for the creation of award-winning feature film, television, and multiplatform content. We employ more than 10,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London), Asia (Bangalore, Mohali, Chennai, Mumbai) and Australia (Sydney).