Layout Artist


The Layout Artist recreates the sets, objects and camera motion of a shot in a 3D software environment to match the live-action background plate images


  • Create proxy props and other models based on supplied set data and/or other available survey information
  • Include proof of scale in virtual layout setup
  • Set up virtual camera from data sheets and track camera motion
  • Matchmove objects/characters to match the action in the live action plates
  • Render track / matchmove over supplied plates for approval
  • Undistort/re-distort plates


  • Experience with Maya, PF Track, or other high-end 3D Tracking software packages is essential
  • 5 + years industry experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player with great attitude
  • Dependable and flexible
  • Takes direction well
  • Exercises close attention to detail
  • Visual effects experience in feature films and/or episodic production is desired
  • Stereoscopic experience is an asset
  • On-set experience an asset

If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter, resume and demo reel to Be sure to include “Layout Artist” in the subject line.