Added by on 2017-07-25

Mid to Senior Match Move & Layout Artist

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Stargate Studios Malta is seeking a Mid to Senior-level Tracking and Layout Artist to work from its MALTA office.

Start Date and Duration of contract:

Commencement around mid-end August
7 month Fixed Contract

The job will involve match moving the head of a live action dog for eventual facial animation/replacement. Lighting environment will also need to be aligned in Maya.
We are looking for an experienced artist who can handle high volumes of shots and lead other less experienced artists under pressured deadlines.

Duties:

Accurately track for head/face replacement of an animal using mesh and pfTrack.
Transferring the track Data into Maya and aligning with film plate and 3D models of animal and environment
Maintain communication with animation artists to verify position accuracy
Oversee and mentor other layout artist

Qualification:

At least 3 years layout experience in Visual Effects
A solid understanding of matchmove concepts using PF Track
Knowledge of Maya with generalist skills in camera, modelling, animation and rendering
Comprehension of photographic composition and understanding of camera lenses
Extremely thorough with a keen eye for detail.
Strong technical, communication and organizational skills

Personal Skills:

Open, approachable and friendly
Excellent communication skills
Highly motivated to do their best and to always be improving
Responsive to taking direction and feedback
Enthusiasm to learn and develop professionally
Ability to quickly integrate & communicate well in a small team

ABSOLUTE PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES WITH AN EU PASSPORT / NATIONALITY. PLEASE INCLUDE A CLEAR LINK TO A SHOWREEL IN YOUR APPLICATION.

Please get in touch on jobs@stargatestudios.com.mt
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