Previs Asset Builder - The Third Floor, Inc (Los Angeles)

The Third Floor, Inc. is seeking ambitious artists who are looking for a golden opportunity to make their mark on the Entertainment Industry. By using the language of cinematography and animation in tandem to design the strongest possible sequences, a Previs Artist holds an impactful and highly collaborative role in the film-making process. Previs moves fast, making an artistic sketch of the film to come, yielding an enormous boost to the enthusiasm of a project in development, and aiding in the suspension of disbelief for audiences, producers, and directors.

Assets are built quickly and must be highly optimized for real time workflow in Maya. An asset builder must be able to take artistic direction from a wide spectrum of sources to produce environments, props, & characters that best represent the director’s vision. The ideal asset builder candidate will have a strong sense of design and feel comfortable filling in the gaps of information to ensure each asset looks it’s best. Knowledge of real time OpenGL techniques for lighting and FX is a plus.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be team oriented and able to take direction well from a supervisor
  • be adaptable, flexible and accepting of change, often tossing out ideas and starting anew.
  • have a strong sense of design, and a knack for using real time elements to evoke cinematic lighting and

Software Utilized:
Z Brush
Motion Builder a plus

Please send inquiries to [email protected] On-line reels and links to websites are welcome. Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what you contributed to each shot/sequence. No phone calls, please.