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Layout Supervisor

Mount Pleasant, Vancouver, BC, Canada


  • Layout supervison - set standards and conventions, vet layout and show setups, including 3PP/Vendors, QC incoming matchmoves and resolve technical issues.

  • Layout and blocking masters - master layouts, lidar and environments organization for outsource matchmove.

  • Matchmove - key shot or difficult matchmove setups or smaller matchmove tasks to vet workflow and standards.

  • Layout generalist shot work - creative camera moves and splits, background/minor animation.

  • Generalist shot work - miscellaneous lighting/rendering tasks.

  • Pipeline spec and workflow development - collaboration on software usage, workflows within, and automation goals.

  • Show planning and scheduling - work with production to strategize show and show layout schedules.


Core Competencies:

  • High level of problem solving and creative thinking skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to quickly learn and leverage new software.

  • Time management and organizational skills.

  • Strong teamwork and interdiscipliary thinking.


Education & Experience:

  • College level diploma or higher in computer graphics, fine arts, design, or photography, or related field; OR at least five years of relevant professional VFX experience in lieu of education.

  • Strong artistic eye and understanding of composition, staging and cinematography.

  • Demonstrates a strong skillset in troubleshooting pipeline issues.

  • Attention to detail, follow through and strong communication skills.

  • At least 5 years of relevant professional tv/film experience.

  • Must possess very strong organizational and communication skills and be able to handle a variety of tasks in an efficient manner while meeting deadlines.

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, work with diverse personalities, and work within tight timelines.


Who We Are:

Distillery VFX is a full-service boutique visual effects studio in Vancouver, BC, Canada, 

We're an ensemble of experienced compositors and generalists focused on delivering high-end environment and compositing work.

Our namesake is derived from our team’s deepest core value:

To refine our processes and workflows to their purest and most efficient forms.


What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary based on experience

  • A fun, creative and collaborative environment

  • Dog-friendly workplace

  • Hybrid workplace

  • Commitment to COVID-19 Safety

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