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Previs Artist- Marvel Studios Animation

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 865683BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Marvel Studios Date posted Jan. 25, 2022

Job Summary:

Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the World through incredible characters like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Captain Marvel, and Black Panther. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre by building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our characters, worlds and stories.


Marvel Studios Animation is hiring.

This is an IATSE 839 position covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

The Previs Artist will design shots and sequences to be included in the animatic and as reference for the animation vendor on one of our CG animated series. They will work under the creative direction of the Previs Supervisor to define shot composition, staging, lighting and camera language including character blocking, lens choice and framing.

Responsibilities:

  • Setting the initial composition, staging and cameras for each shot
  • Understanding of physical lenses and camera work
  • Working knowledge of staging and composition
  • Experience with lighting & rigging
  • Experience with rough modeling preferred
  • Character positioning
  • Outstanding artistic skills in cinematography and film language, including a strong sense of composition, staging, camera movement, shot flow, character animation and posing
  • Ability to self-manage deadlines, working efficiently in a fast-paced environment prioritize between both pre-production for storyboards and shipment to the overseas studio
  • Collaborate with Production team and be receptive to feedback to improve artistic work

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of Autodesk Maya required
  • Experience in animating hard and soft surfaces preferred
  • Previous production experience or outstanding artistic skills/abilities in CGI
  • Experience with rough modeling preferred
  • Ability to interpret and receive creative direction
  • Adaptable to creative change throughout the project


About Marvel Studios:

Marvel Studios has created one of the most powerful brands by bringing memorable, life-changing storytelling to the world through incredible characters like Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America. The Marvel Cinematic Universe multi-film franchises have redefined the genre in building a universe filled with creativity, innovation and collaboration. At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our stories.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Marvel Film Productions LLC, which is part of a business we call Marvel Studios.

Marvel Film Productions LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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