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Harmony Scene Build Artist

Freelancers

This role requires the hired candidate to be based in the UK, outside of London (outside the M25). We would like to highlight that the hired person in this role may be required to work part or full time at the Brighton studio hub. 

Due to current government guidelines on the continuing pandemic, we welcome hybrid and remote working for all job opportunities we offer for the foreseeable future.

 

About The Role

This is a great entry level position for new graduates or animation artists of some experience who haven't decided on a specialism. Scene Build artists are responsible for populating the Harmony scenes so that they are ready for the animation team to work on. You will also troubleshoot the technical/narrative/visual issues that become apparent during the scene build process.


This role requires the hired candidate to be based in the UK, outside of London (outside the M25). We would like to highlight that the hired person in this role may be required to work part or full time at our Brighton Studio Hub. This role will also report into our Brighton Studio.
 
Day to Day:

  • Track and gather all assets as needed for each scene: i.e. backgrounds, rigs, props, crowds, animatics, audio.
  • Attend episode and asset review meetings and take notes related to the content of each scene.
  • Position elements within each scene according to the shot’s layout so that each shot is ready for animation.
  • Maintain organised production files according to studio naming conventions and a clean Harmony Node View.
  • You will work closely with the Animation Leads to ensure the Scene Build workflow delivers assets suitable for the animation team.
  • You will work closely with the BG Leads to ensure continuity and correct staging across the episode.
  • You will work with the Pipeline team to optimise Scene Build workflows.
  • Depending on resources available, we will work to budget time for you to learn skills from other departments. This would depend on your interests and could include: animation, design or rigging assignments.

About You

Must Have:

  • Some knowledge of Toon Boom Harmony software.
  • Good understanding of animation and design.
  • A portfolio demonstrating at least one relevant animation industry skill.
  • Detail oriented and good eye.
  • Excellent organisation and self-management skills.
  • Listen to and implement direction positively.
  • Team player and enjoys collaboration.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Able to take ownership of your part in the pipeline.
     

Bonus Points

We would love to see any of the following in your portfolio:

  • Some animation samples.
  • Some scene setup/comp samples would be great too.
  • Layout or BG design that shows understanding of framing, staging and depth.
     
     

How to apply

Please follow the link to the Blue Zoo website and apply from there.

 

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