Matchmove Artist

3D Department · London, Hackney
Department 3D Department
Employment Type All Employment Types
Minimum Experience Experienced

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

We’re an open, friendly visual effects company with a penchant for doing the right thing. We carefully balance our incredible talent and professionalism with an approachable, can-do attitude. Crafting stunning visual effects for film and television. And we make sure our staff have a healthy work-life balance too. Our team is fantastic. Hungry to learn, passionate about their art and ready for any challenge. 


We’re a Certified B. Corporation: one of a global group of businesses doing the right thing for people, society and the planet. We pay people properly, and adapt to their lives rather than bulldozing through them. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Trackers/Matchmovers are responsible for tracking any live action element and setting up the next departments with everything they need to do their job efficiently; The artist must be able to reproduce the movements of objects or characters; Be able to develop solutions for the tracking of 3D cameras and solve problems that may arise; This enables the live-action to seamlessly interact with the CG elements. The motion files created (camera, object or body track) are then passed down to other departments via the VFX pipeline.

 

Responsibilities

  •  Matchmove is responsible for requesting and understanding camera sheets from on-set, dealing with undistorting plates, using lidar or photos from set to aid matchmove or understanding the scene
  • Collaborating with other departments as required to ensure that the CG elements are seamlessly incorporated into the shots
  • Have to work on replicating movements of the cameras/objects/bodies using tracking software or by hand

 

How you’ll help us grow it - above and beyond

  • Knowledge and experience with Autodesk Maya for basic modelling and animation
  • Good working knowledge of 3D equaliser or PFTrack
  • Good at improvising and problem-solving

 

Bonus

  • On set experience and understanding of typical shooting methods/cameras to better gauge types of shots
  • Good understanding of perspective
  • Knowledge of processing RAW lidar data
  • Knowledge of processing photogrammetry
  • Knowledge of processing Spherical HDRIs for lighting

 

We  are currently on the lookout for a matchmove artist to join our busy 3D team in East London with an ASAP start, until April 2022. We're looking for Junior - Mid level candidates so please get in touch via our application portal if this is you!


We're open to remote working.

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  • Location
    London, Hackney
  • Department
    3D Department
  • Employment Type
    All Employment Types
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced