Overview

APPLY HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX960

JOB SUMMARY

A Matchmove Artist is responsible for providing high quality, pixel accurate 3d camera & object track solutions for feature film. They will work closely with Matchmove projects leads and supervisor to create 3d solutions that precisely recreate the movement & technical aspects of the subject matter. 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 derive accurate camera & object 3d solutions adhering to all provided camera & subject specifications (eg: focal length, film back, lens distortion, rolling shutter etc).
  • 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/shots when working with other Mathmove & Layout artists with the same project, sequence, assets etc.
  • Organize their time, collaborate, and effectively communicate with their supervisors and team mates

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Similar role with 1+ years experience within feature film.
  • Firm grasp of 3D tracking principles & toolsets.
  • Software requirements:
    • 3d Equalizer – intermediate knowledge.
    • Maya – intermediate knowledge.
    • Nuke – basic knowledge.
    • 3d Studio Max – not required, but beneficial.
    • Other tracking software knowledge also beneficial.
  • 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 Matchmove & Layout Leads / Supervisors.
  • Ability to be adaptable and accepting of changes in a production schedule.
  • Aware of project schedules and capable of delivering work to deadlines
  • A broad understanding of the overall VFX workflow and needs/requirements of other departments/disciplines.
  • Good communication skills both technically and creatively.

BENEFITS INCLUDED

  • Extended Medical
  • Disability Insurance
  • Dental Insurance

HOW TO MAKE YOUR APPLICATION STAND OUT

  • APPLY ONLY ONCE.
    We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you’re applying for a different position.
  • ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL
    We want to be able to reach you easily and much of our correspondence is via email and this helps us keep your information together in one file. That way you’re not lost in the system.
  • Resume – Include in your resume the names of the company’s you worked with and the dates you were there. Max 2 pages.
  • Cover Letter – tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
  • Reel Breakdown – demonstrates what you did on each shot and the tools used – Go ahead! Show off your talent/skills here.

APPLY HERE: https://scanlinevfx.applynow.net.au/jobs/SVFX960

About ScanlineVFX

COMPANY SUMMARY
Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart.    Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011.  In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones.  Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter.  We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.