MATCHMOVE ARTIST

MATCHMOVE ARTIST

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Type: Contract
Activities:
MATCHMOVER
Place:
Montreal
Description

JOB SUMMARY

A Matchmove Artist is responsible for delivering high quality character roto-animation for feature films. They would be working closely alongside Matchmove Artists and Animators to create animation that matches the movement & silhouette of the selected character on the film backplate and that also moves realistically in 3D space. Successful applicants should have the ability to work well as part of a team and be capable of delivering work to meet deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • 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

BENEFITS INCLUDED

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

APPLICATIONS

  • APPLY ONLY ONCE. We keep your resume on file. If your resume/reel has change after 6 months please apply.
  • ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL
    Your email is what we use for correspondence.
  • RESUME – Include in your resume company names and dates of employment. Max 2 pages.
  • COVER LETTER – tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
  • REEL BREAKDOWN – describe the tools and what you did on the shot.

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