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Layout Artist

Sydney, NSW | Full-Time | Flexible Work Arrangement


Glitch Productions is an independent animation studio based in the heart of Parramatta CBD. Our Youtube channels, SMG4 and Glitch Productions, have over 11 million subscribers, more than 4 billion views, and are still growing strong. Our studio is filled with young, passionate, and fun-loving artists that are determined to change the way animation is produced on the internet. We have worked with entities such as Screen Australia and Epic Games, and continue to grow year on year by delivering exciting content and stories to our millions of fans.

Job Information:

Glitch Productions is looking for a highly capable and diligent Previs/Layout artist to help us with the cinematography, choreography and previs of our shows. You will be working with other layout artists on upcoming 3D animated shows like Murder Drones and the Amazing Digital Circus, under the supervision of the director/showrunner. You will be utilising Maya to pose, stage and choreograph characters as well as position, compose and animate cameras based off of a script and written directive


Skills Required

  • Experience in Previs and/or Layout in animation

  • Demonstrable skills in filmmaking and visual storytelling, such as composition, staging, and shot rhythm

  • Knowledge of cameras, lenses, editing, and film language

  • Strong knowledge of Maya

  • Good understanding of character animation principles

  • Self-motivated and the ability to work and solve problems with minimal assistance;

  • Highly organized with the ability to adhere to production schedules;

  • Well-developed communication skills and strong work ethic;

  • Desire to work with a team. Share knowledge and grow together


Bonus Skills

  • Experience with 3D animation

  • Experience with action choreography

  • Experience with physical cameras

  • Experience with Unreal Engine

  • Experience with Houdini

What we Offer

  • A competitive starting salary with reviews every 6 months.

  • A flexible work arrangement and schedule, with options for work from home and flexi-hours.

  • A relaxed and fun office environment where individual input is valued.

  • Regular work functions and free entry to conventions and events.

  • Relocation assistance for workers wishing to move to Sydney.

  • Close to public transport in the heart of Parramatta CBD.

  • Regular company breakfasts

  • Gym membership coverage


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