Layout Artist

Job Description:

Tangent Animation is seeking talented 3D Layout Artists with experience and knowledge of the principles of character animation to join our growing team. Working knowledge of Maya and/or Blender is extremely beneficial. Studio environment is fast-paced and committed to creating high-quality animation. Candidates should thrive as part of a team and take direction well.


  • Work from storyboard/animatic to create high-quality, key-framed animation and camera layouts that possess strong shot-to-shot continuity.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively to ensure layout adheres to the style and vision set out by the Director and Lead Layout Artist.
  • Attend layout dailies and adjust/refine layout as indicated by the Director.
  • Deliver work in a timely manner.


  • We prefer artists that have 2 or more years of professional experience working with Maya, Blender or other professional animation software, though all talented layout artists are encouraged to apply.
  • Online demo reel that demonstrates your expertise in 3D layout is essential.
  • Must have the ability to interpret a storyboard.
  • Must possess the ability to work collaboratively, taking direction and feedback from the Director(s) as necessary.
  • Knowledge of 2D or 3D animation production pipeline is beneficial.
  • Rough modeling experience is beneficial.


Reports To:
Lead Layout Artist


Start Date:
Oct 01 2016
End Date:
Oct 01 2017

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