Full Time Job

Matchmove Artist

Scanline VFX

Montreal, QC 07-13-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

• To roto-animate a variety of characters to match the film backplates for various film projects and maintain consistent shot quality
• Work closely with Roto Animation Supervisor / Leads to create convincing performances and motion of characters and objects in both screen and 3D space within the animation package for the addition of CG effects
• To be able to follow direction and take ownership of your tasks
• To be able to confidently flag when there are issues and lack of clarity of your tasks informing relevant supervisors and production managers
• Do their best to stay positive and accept direction changes in an intense production environment
• To be conscious of continuity between scenes when working with other Roto Animation Artists on the same character/rig
• Organize their time, collaborate, and effectively communicate with their supervisors and teammates

• Similar role with 1+ years within feature films.
• Knowledge of 3D animation toolsets – Intermediate - knowledge of Maya required
• The candidate must thrive in a team environment and enjoy working with other artists
• Candidates should demonstrate a good eye for detail and precision with strong problem-solving skills
• Able to deliver results to a high standard with the aid and direction of the Roto Animation Leads / Supervisors
• Ability to be adaptable and accepting of changes in a production schedule
• An understanding of the computer graphics production process and other departments/disciplines needs and requirements
• Aware of project schedules and capable of delivering work to deadlines
• An understanding of animation principles and work methods
• Good communication skills both technically and creatively
• Animation/drawing/sculpting skills a plus


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