• Converts background plates to various formats to use with specific software to create digital motion files that match the plate photography. This includes animating any live action character or relative object in the scene.
  • Establish character blocking, camera positioning and animate camera movement.
  • Provide technical set-up of shots for downstream production departments.
  • Models the set geometry used to create the matchmove and environment for Animators and Technical Directors. * Lights, renders and composites files with the background to judge the move
  • Maintains an expert level of knowledge about current developments in matchmove tools for computer graphics, especially in areas that relate to the film industry.


  • Bachelor’s degree in film, art, communications or related field preferred.
  • 2+ years proven production experience in established VFX facility.
  • Demonstrable experience in highly technical, dynamic departments is a must.
  • Must have experience using relevant tracking software such as Boujou, Synth Eyes, and 3d Equalizer. 

How to apply:

  • Please submit your resume and demo reels (e.g. student work, personal work or project work) at vancouverjobs@hydraulx.com
  • Please include rate history and availability.
  • Please ensure there is a detailed description of  your work in particular with your demo reel.

Please note, due to a high volume of applications, we cannot respond to every applicant.

* Must be a BC resident, and must be eligible to work in Canada