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animation layout artist





Animation layout artists work with the cameramen and director to coordinate and create optimal 3D animation shots. They translate 2D storyboards into 3D animated shots and are responsible for camera angles, frames and lighting of animation scenes. Animation layout artists decide which action takes place in which animation scene.

Scope note

Excludes 3D animator. Excludes people performing the organisation of the shots in which the 3D concepts are used.

Alternative Labels

3D layout animator

background layout artist

2D layout artist

set up technical director

2D layout animator

animation layout designer

layout technical director

senior layout artist

layout artist

animation layout artist

lead layout artist

3D layout artist

layout animator

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: