Pre-Visualisation / Previs Artist


Job Description

Prime Focus Animation is looking for a Pre Visualisation / Previs artist to join its London-based team, to deliver shots for a live action feature film project.

The Previs artist will work with an Oscar winning VFX Supervisor to create several action and magical sequences.  This position is based in London.


Responsibilities / Tasks / Reporting

  • To work closely with existing the VFX Supervisor who will brief and approve all work.
  • To collaborate if necessary with other Previs artists in the team.

Job Description

  • Using the storyboard as a base, to create a Previs animation blocking and camera movements of the shot.
  • Create Quicktime movies for approval, with After Effects composited additional effect elements if required.
  • Ability to work within our existing team.
  • Mid, Mid / Senior and/or Senior level candidates will be considered.


Position Requirements

  • Ability to manage cameras, staging, composition, rhythm and timing.
  • Ability to work individually to deliver multiple shots following a brief.
  • Examples of previous animation / cinematic camera work within Maya.
  • Good communication skills and an aptitude for working in small teams.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with Maya, Adobe After Effects and Photoshop. 

A Plus

  • To have previous experience working within Previs / Animation pipelines.
  • Ability to adjust existing models or create basic models.
  • Knowledge of editing and lighting useful.