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Default Matchmove artist @ MPC London - 08-08-2011, 06:14 AM

Description

The Matchmove Artist is responsible for reproducing the geometry, camera movement and object movement of a live action shot in a 3D environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Supervise the tracking of CG elements, both camera and objects to match live-action footage in a 3D environment and to maintain consistent shot quality
* Work with production and Matchmove HOD to create matchmove schedules and project targets for your show
* Work with the Matchmove HOD to define any specific matchmove tools required for the show and identify any additions or modifications to our existing toolset required to realise this pipeline
* Set up and participate in matchmove dailies and desk rounds, providing feedback and guidance to Matchmove Artists
* Monitor daily progress to ensure targets are being met, adjusting the pipeline and schedules as necessary
* Act as the point of contact between Matchmove Artists and the show supervisors
* Conform any Lidar scans, Survey Data or matchmove specific geometry for Matchmove Artists prior to starting a sequence
* Report on the progress of the matchmove work on the show to the Matchmove HOD, with particular regard to the following:
* Whether the team is on target to meet their deadlines
* Technical issues
* Production issues
* R&D requests
* Team morale


Knowledge and Experience:

* Must have thorough knowledge of software based object tracking and 3D rotoscoping of a digital model to a live action background
* Proven Matchmove experience in a large feature-film VFX production environment
* Must be proficient in: 3D Equalizer, Maya and Boujou
* Knowlege of Shake and tracking in Shake an advantage. Experience with other tracking software (eg Matchmover) taken into account
* Must be able to model and manipulate geometry for scene reconstruction and to aid tracking
* Candidates should demonstrate a good eye for detail and precision with strong problem-solving skills
* Must have a solid understanding of camera moves and filming techniques
* Excellent team-leading abilities
* Excellent communication skills
* General understanding of linux/unix-based operating systems
* On set experience an advantage


Salary: Competitive remuneration package
Location: London
Application Closing Date: Ongoing recruitment

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the dynamic world of visual effects. If you are interested please apply online at:

http://www.moving-picture.com/index....rticle&id=1060
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