Layout Artist

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Job Title Layout Artist
Job Category Cinematics / MoCap
Job Description We are seeking to recruit a Pre-Visualisation Artist on a permanent contract to join our successful Cinematic Animation team at TT Games Studios based in Wilmslow.  The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work on high profile projects, creating fun cinematics with a talented and creative team.  We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated team players who respond well to direction and feedback, can work to deadlines, and who can communicate ideas in a creative environment.

As well as experienced previs artists, this position would suit graduate film makers, or those with equivalent experience, and individuals with experience as camera operators and/or photographers with a strong interest in film making.

We welcome enquiries from candidates within and outside of the games industry who are able to demonstrate their skills and experience in the following:
  • A solid appreciation of cinematic storytelling conventions, including camera technique and terminology, grammar, composition, staging and continuity.
  • Good working knowledge of Maya including basic animation and the ability to model and texture simple 3d props, vehicles and environments to populate scenes.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Computer literacy is essential.
  • Basic understanding of 3d animation pipeline.
  • Basic understanding of photography principles, such as Depth of field.

About TT Games

Responsible for the best-selling and BAFTA-winning LEGO videogame series, TT Games is in the business of delighting children and grown-ups alike. With more than 25 years of success behind our studio, and as a valued part of Warner Bros since 2007, we have incredibly exciting plans for future titles based on the world's biggest entertainment properties.

In late 2016 we were extremely proud to be joined by Playdemic, one of the UK’s most successful free-to-play mobile games developers and publishers. Their most recent title, Golf Clash, is a top-grossing smash hit on iOS and Android.  Exciting news continued into 2017 as TT Odyssey was established, founded by some of the leading talent in the mobile games industry.  TT Odyssey is the Brighton based, mobile-focused arm of Traveller’s Tales, designing from the ground-up a LEGO video game as a free to play mobile title.

We are always on the lookout for bright, talented and motivated people to join our AAA studio and to be part of everything we do, because we know it is the talent and dedication of our employees that has made our more than 25 years of success possible.

TT Games offers successful candidates a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Our work environment is inclusive, relaxed and friendly – one of the best things about working here is our fantastic people!  We aim to support work-life balance, and some of the benefits we’re most proud of include: flexitime and other family-friendly benefits; discretionary bonus scheme; company pension scheme and life assurance.  We also offer perks such as regular health and wellbeing activities (including on-site exercise classes), discounts on a wide range of company and partner products, free online training courses, complimentary fruit and a wide selection of drinks, social events and much more! 

We expect high levels of ambition and innovation from our colleagues and an ability to flourish within the dynamic entertainment industry in which the company operates.
Salary Competitive
Location Wilmslow, UK & Europe
Job Category Art / Animation
Date posted 19/02/2019
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