Full Time Job

Performance Capture Artist

Scanline VFX

Montreal, QC 02-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

• Provides an in-between to raw mocap data and final animations, taking the data and make it usable within Maya for Animation and Layout
• Animates with an eye for detail, completing the matching of a performance on the plate when the software may be incapable of getting the performance 100%
• Combines various types of capture, whether that be; facial, body, object or camera and making them all function in unison together.
• Uses varying quality face rigs and achieve their peak performance

• Minimum two (2) years of experience in a similar role within the live action visual effects industry for feature films
• Strong anatomical understanding of the human face and fundamental understanding natural poses
• Some familiarity with the Facial Action Coding System(FACS) and Action Units(AU) will be beneficial.
• Knowledge of 3D animation tool-sets and comprehensive knowledge of Maya is required
• Great eye for detail and precision with strong problem solving skills and able to self-evaluate their work
• A good knowledge base for Faceware or other face capture software
• Able to deliver results to a high standard with the aid and direction of the Performance Capture leads and supervisors
• A broad understanding of the overall VFX workflow and needs/requirements of other departments and disciplines
• Ability to be adaptable and accepting of changes in a production schedule
• Capable of delivering work to deadlines
• Good communication skills both technically and creatively
• Team player who thrives in a collaborative environment.
• Unreal Engine experience will be beneficial


We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.