Previz Artist

  • Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Full-time

Company Description

Mikros Animation is a global CGI animation studio, part of Technicolor Creative Studios, located in Paris, Montreal, Los Angeles, Bangalore and London, dedicated to feature films and episodic content. Since its inception, Mikros Animation has always put creativity and CG artistry at the heart of its animation and production activities, allowing our artists to work across a great variety of stories with a high level of stylized craft. So far, Mikros Animation has contributed to ten released feature animations and to numerous high-quality animated series, for the world’s best-known animation studios, either as creative studio, line producer or executive producer. Mikros Animation has also produced more than 250 hours of programming, broadcast by notable channels including Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, TF1, France TV, Gulli, M6, Gloob, and Super RTL. Our animated episodic content airs and streams globally, in over 180 countries.

At Mikros Animation, we believe great animation is about making real connections with real people. By partnering with filmmakers to unite their creative visions, with our industry-leading craftsmanship and artistry, we create characters that connect with audiences on an authentic and emotional level to bring powerful stories to life.

Job Description

  • High consistent standard of quality and speed
  • Finds ways to improve the sequence, not just individual shot. More dynamic action and/or emotion of shot is great, but sometimes simple changes have an even bigger impact.
  • Offers story suggestions, but understands client limitations
  • High level of knowledge of camera and lenses
  • Excels at lens flare, glow and shadow cards
  • Able to modify more complex models and textures to complement their shots
  • Able to create simple models and textures to complement their shots
  • High level of animation, fx, camera, comping and lighting
  • Rigging: basic knowledge and problem solving capabilities (does not mean you must create new custom rigs)
  • Ability to operate independently with little or no supervision at all while producing a large amount of work
  • Proven ability to assist newer artists that are working alongside them
  • Starting to anticipate client revisions before they are given
  • Able to identify and communicate potential problems clearly to the Lead/Supervisor accurately before they become a concern for the client, as well as offer solutions
  • Planning and organizing – ability to work on a number of priorities and turn around shots in a timely manner
  • As a Previs Senior – you should have basic knowledge of Postvis comparable to a Junior to Mid level Postvis Artist or above.

Qualifications

Shot quota expectation:

2-4 Simple shots per day / OR 1-2 medium complex shots per day / OR 1 complex shot per day / OR 1 extremely complex shot every  1- 2 days.

Technical Skills:

  • Strong understanding of Camera Data and lenses
  • Understands Edge Processing of mattes for better integration of elements
  • Understands creative ways to take the “edge” off of CG renders
  • Is able to showcase creative problem solving on problematic shots the client wants to use.
  • Can composite complicated shots

The details above provide an outline of the key requirements for candidates to apply for a role in this department.  we are currently looking for:

  • Mid Artist
  • Senior Artist
  • Supervisor

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