How to get started with Kitsu as CG artist
On your first connection, we encourage you to fill your contact information into your profile. Click on your name on the top right of the screen (1) then on Profile (2).
NB: A link to this Documentation is available (4) and you can switch to the Dark Theme in this menu too (3).
On this new page you can check your name (1) (2), your email (3), fill you phone number (4), change the timezone (5), the language of the website (6), and post a pic of yourself as your avatar (7). It will help to recognize who is doing what!
If you keep scrolling you can also change your password if you want. We encourage you to change the default password with one of your own.
See your assignments
The main part for you, on Kitsu, will be the My tasks page. It's the first landing page when you log in. You can also find it on the main menu , under the User section of MY TASKS. The Kistu logo is a shortcut too, to your task list.
You can see per Production (1) the Entity (2) you are assigned to, the Status (3) of the tasks you are working on and their priority (4).
Share your progress
When you start a new task you are assigned to, click on the status (1) on your my taks page. You can also do it on the shots or assets page.
It will open a pannel on the right of the screen, where you can communicate about your work. Let your teammates know what you are doing. For instance show them you start working on something. Each time you change the status of a task, you can attach a text comment to it.
For example when you start a new task you can say that everything is ok. If some information is missing, you can either ask all the questions you want.
To change the status, let's say from to as example, start by filling the comment box (1). Then, click on the status box and choose the one you want (2) and validate your comment and the new status by clicking on Post status (3) button.
You can edit your last comment by clicking on the "history" button and then using the edit button .
Ask for a review
You can ask for a review by switching the status of a task to (Waiting for Approval ). The first step is to change the status of your task.
You can drag ans drop your file directly or, click on the Attach preview button.
And then use the Post comment button.
Your work will appear on the right part of the screen as a V1.
If you post more revisions, you will always keep track of your previous work. Each time you add a new revision, the previous versions are still available.
This detailed page of the task will be your way to communicate with others. They will also use this page to answer your questions, give you feedback, and asking for a retake. The history of the conversation is always available.
For a quicker access to the information, when you will get back to your todo page, the last comment posted on each task will be available too.
You can also see the tasks validated as and the discard tasks as on the Done tab.
Fill your timesheet
Everyday you can declare how much time you spent on each task. On your My Tasks page, go to the Timesheets tab.
You need to move the cursor (1) next to each task accordingly to the number of hours spent. You can also go quicker and click on the 1, 4, or 8 hours buttons (2) .
If one day you miss your declaration, you can click on the today date (3) , and go back in time and select the day you have missed.
In case you forget to mention time spent on a finished task, you can still find it in the Done tasks list located below the running tasks list.