Previs & Layout Supervisor

Location: Glasgow

Specialism: Animation

Previz & Layout

Contract: Fixed Term Contract

Axis Studios are looking to hire a talented Previs & Layout Supervisor as we expand our Glasgow Studio.

Working at Axis Studios, you would have the opportunity to be part of a number of IP's across both photoreal and very stylised projects, so if you have a broad range of experience and enjoy working across a variety of projects - this is for you!   

The supervisor would be responsible for managing the team & quality of output across the group as a whole, reporting to our Head of Previs & Layout at our flagship Glasgow studio. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to take a hands-on approach from a final execution of sequences to helping build out the current team and develop the future growth of the Glasgow Studio. This role is suited to someone looking for a longer-term, growth position, with an opportunity to contribute to the studio groups continual development and success.

The Previs & Layout supervisor will be expected to engage in basic line management tasks alongside the Head of Previs & Layout, helping manage the performance and wellbeing of the artists, as well as inputting on recruitment decisions when necessary.

Prior Supervisory experience is a must, as is a thorough knowledge of Maya and the ability to troubleshoot technical problems and find solutions. The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of animation pipelines including pre-production, production and post-production. The ability to contribute hands-on is essential.

Candidates must be willing and able to work onsite in Glasgow, and we may be able to provide visa sponsorship for exceptional candidates.


  • Proven production experience acting in a Supervisory role.
  • A strong, measurable track record in delivering against layout department goals and targets.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to confidently supervise a team.
  • A desire and ability to motivate and develop team members.
  • A desire and ability to lead others.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work interactively with others.
  • Exceptional cinematographic abilities, with a keen eye for editorial elements and storytelling.
  • Experience with Maya camera sequencer would be a plus.


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