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Layout Finaling Artist

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10032082 Location Vancouver, Canada Business Walt Disney Animation Studios Date posted Oct. 31, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely. A remote opportunity may be possible for qualified candidates under certain circumstances and, if granted, the employee would work remotely on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

Walt Disney Animation Studios has an exciting opportunity for Layout Finaling Artists to join the team at our Vancouver, BC studio. A Final Layout Artist is responsible for the integrity of their shot files and for adjusting the file’s camera, sets and props (as needed), before publishing the file for consumption by downstream departments. A Layout Finaling Artist is also responsible for checking continuity prior to delivering to Sweatbox. This is a regular, full time, staff position that will be located at our Vancouver, BC studio. Please note that relocation eligibility may be determined based on role and individual circumstance.


  • Strong knowledge of the Layout process

  • Must demonstrate the ability to animate and polish camera animation 

  • Must have and demonstrate strong cinematic training and knowledge

  • Must have an understanding of animation and animation pipeline

  • Must have solid Maya skills and training (proprietary tools will be taught)

  • Linux OS experience is recommended

  • Excellent communication skills- written and oral

  • Basic understanding of modeling, texturing and lighting

  • Ability to track and stay on top of detailed information

  • Solid understanding of production priorities

  • Ability to problem solve and share solutions

  • Willingness to work with others and take direction from show Supervisors

  • Experience working with and editing text files is a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and/or equivalent experience

Application Materials

  • A reel of your recent and/or past Layout work that shows one or more sequences of shots in continuity. This is essential

  • A resume that details your recent/ past work history and a reel breakdown if appropriate

About Walt Disney Animation Studios:

Combining masterful artistry and storytelling with groundbreaking technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios is a filmmaker-driven animation studio responsible for creating some of the most beloved films ever made. WDAS continues to build on its rich legacy of innovation and creativity, from the first fully-animated feature film, 1937's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 2019’s Frozen 2, the biggest animated film of all time, to our 60th animated feature, Encanto, releasing November 2021. Among the studio's timeless creations are Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Frozen, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia.

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 Walt Disney Animation Studios Vancouver Inc., which is part of a business we call Walt Disney Animation Studios.

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