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Matchmove Artist
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Matchmove Artist

• Emerging Level

Summary

The Match Move Artist is responsible for recreating the sets, objects and camera motion of a shot in a 3D software environment to match the live-action background plate images.

Category Animation  Art Department  Special Effects 
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jul 11, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

What you will do:
  • Create sets, props and other models based on blueprints, photographs and measurements.
  • Set up the camera from camera data sheets, and track camera motion to match background plates.
  • Animate props and puppets to match the action in the plates.
  • Produce renders of the match move over the plates to check registration.
  •  Participate as a team member in determining various design and technical solutions.
  •  Participate in dailies and other meetings as required by production and management.
  •  Initiate dialogue and assumes responsibility for assigned work.
  •  Consistently meet production, management and match move team goals and deadlines in an expedient and efficient manner.
Must have:
  • Proficient in Maya, or other high-end 3D animation software packages is essential.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team and take direction professionally.
  • Ability to approach work with critical thought, analytical skills and solution-based focus.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in commercial match move software such as 3D Equalizer, PFTrack, Nuke X, Boujou, SynthEyes is desired.
  • Visual effects experience in feature films or related media is desired.
  • Knowledge of Linux operating system and general scripting literacy desired.
  • Experience with detailed model building, architecture or related fields a plus.
  • Experience in traditional photography, film or video production a plus.
You will need: 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team and take direction professionally.
  • Ability to learn quickly and assimilate new information.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective prioritization and multitasking skills.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States or Canada.
TO APPLY:

To be considered for this position, please include your resume:

To be considered for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@tippett.com.  Please be sure to include the following in the subject line:  <Resume: Your Name, Matchmove Artist>

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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