Layout Supervisor

Madrid, Spain

Animation - Madrid

The Layout Supervisor manages a team of layout artists in bringing the cinematic vision of the Director to the screen, partnering with the Production Designer, Editor and VFX Supervisor, ensuring the direction and technical specifications are met and carried out on schedule and within budget.


  • Ability to show in images the sensations that the director wants to transmit on the screen
  • Knowing different visual languages in order to be able to face all kinds of scenes: action scenes, intimate scenes, etc.
  • Ability to propose new ways of telling a story beyond the visually established
  • High-level Editing skills, at the level of keeping/creating the rhythm of a sequence
  • Keep up on current artistic methodologies and on technology trends and tools that best suit the production and the company
  • Acts as the primarily contact person and is responsible of the department
  • Works closely with the Production Supervisors in the management of the department, biding the work and creating the schedule based on an approved quota, ensuring it is met during production, casting appropriately to artists
  • Collaborates and keeps a fluid communication relation with other departments
  • Responsible with Production Supervisor for maintaining crew morale, fostering good working atmosphere and ethics
  • Give guidance to the team, supervise the quality of the work and, works closely with production, in the fulfillment of deadlines
  • Mentor potential up-and-coming talent to make them grow in the Studio
  • Partner with HR to source and recruit the best industry talent for the department
  • Acts as an ambassador of the company. Has an extensive network in the industry and plays a key role in selling the studio as a first-class working place, maintaining ongoing relationships with key industry players, contributing to the good reputation of Skydance Animation


  • Over 8 years or more of professional experience in VFX or animation industries
  • At least 4 years of experience as Lead in the animation industry
  • A strong creative/technical background as proven leader in setting direction for a production and for inspiring and motivating production staff
  • Advanced English level 

Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.

Skydance is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category.


Only applications submitted through the linked job form will be considered.


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