Background Designers, Production boys

Layout Designer

Minimum Will be updated

Certified training for Layout Designer (programme aligned to MES/ Q 0503 released by Media & Entertainment Skills Council)

Preferably minimum 4 Years of work experience

The tasks a Layout Designer is expected to perform includes:

Designing and creating the digital layouts, backgrounds, architecture and props for a production

Knowledge of how to work on image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop, Gimp, etc.

Well-versed with different types of landscapes, geographies and architecture

Competent in how to mark and measure sets, camera, lighting

Knowledge of how to photograph in high resolution for references

Well-versed with how to design and develop designs consistent with the creative look of the production and in accordance to the design brief

Knowledge of how to create contemporary and historical architecture, furniture in various styles as per requirements

Well-versed with how to draw, paint and clean frame-by-frame layouts

Will be updated

Excellent drawing skills

High attention for detail

Logical thinking

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available
Working hours

Media and Entertainment companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday.This may vary from company to company

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards like weight gain, body ache, joint pain, fatigue, stress, mental exhaustion, etc.

For freshers INR 6,000 to INR 9,000 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience - INR 12,000 to INR 15,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience INR 18,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment has grown at a Compounded

Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.5% between 2000 and 2008. It is expected that the PFCE onEntertainment would grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and

2022. Accordingly, it is expected that the industry would continue to record growth ratesbetween 13% and 14% till 2013. Furthermore, on a long term basis, we expect

that the Media and EntertainmentIndustry to grow at a CAGR of about 12% to 13% between 2008 and 2022.It is projected that the total employment in the Media and

Entertainment industry would increase from about 1 to 1.1 million persons in 2008 to about 4 to 4.1 millionpersons in 2022, an incremental human resource requirement of

about 3 million persons. All these factors indicate good job prospects for Layout Designer and otherprofessionals.


Event management companies

Media and entertainment companies

Cities across India

Will be updated

Government Film and Television Institute

National Institute of Design at Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Bengaluru

National Institute of Mass Communication

Sree Narayana Guru Memorial Arts & Science College