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Animation - Madrid

Layout Artist

Madrid, Spain Animation - Madrid
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
The Layout Artist generate the previsualization of the film and refine the final camera movements, in accordance with the established storytelling guidelines, working closely with the Layout Leads.


  • Work on the creation of the movie preview stream, according to the Director’s guidelines and reporting to the Lead.
  • Work with Layout Lead and Art Director to design and build simple schematics for set & prop models.
  • Create a rough layout, defining a blocking of character animation and cameras, following the previously marked storytelling
  • Create the atmosphere of a scene including lighting effects and narrative
  • Ensure a proper breakdown of the scene as well as Good management of their own work
  • Work on camera refine
  • Collaborates with other teams, when it’s necessary
  • Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of Maya
  • 2-3 years of professional experience
  • 1 or more year experience in the animation industry
  • Experience with Lighting will be a plus
  • Strong proficiency in English language
  • Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
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