Full Time Job

On-Set Technical Director

Moving Picture Company

Los Angeles, CA 02-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

The On-Set TD is responsible for smooth running of the virtual camera and mocap stage. Top-level creative problem solving is a must.

Key Responsibilities:
• Run virtual production shoots utilizing a mix of technologies including: virtual camera, simulcam, motion capture (body and face), and virtual reality
• Prep scenes for and operate shoots requiring motion capture and virtual production
• Equipment upkeep and maintenance
• Maintain & ensure correct setup & calibration equipment
• Ensure all data & reference material is stored neatly, following the file structures in place
• Deliver on-schedule to meet deadlines and work well under pressure if required
• Ability to communicate effectively with leads and work collaboratively as part of a team
• Help improve & develop the stage pipeline and workflows within the company


• Experience with game engines (Unity & Unreal)
• Previous CG production experience in feature films, broadcast, or games
• Intermediate- to advanced-level user of Maya or similar 3D package a plus
• Mel and/or Python scripting ability desirable, particularly within MotionBuilder & Blade
• Solid computer skills, some UNIX/Linux command line skills useful
• Experience with virtual reality equipment (HTC Vive/Oculus Rift)
• Experience with in-scene camera work
• Self-motivated problem solver