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A Matchmove Roto Animation Artist is responsible for delivering high quality character roto-animation for feature film. They would be working closely alongside Animators to create animation to match the movement & silhouette of the subject that also behaves realistically in 3D space.


  • To roto-animate characters to accurately match the plate photography at the the high level of detail required for feature film.
  • Work closely with Roto Animation Supervisor to create an accurate 3d representation of characters and objects in both screen and 3D space for a variety of VFX criteria (eg: CG take over digital character augmentation 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.
  • Maintain a positive attitude & accept direction/feedback.
  • 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 team mates
  • Liaison with Layout/Animation departments to ensure their work is being correctly implemented downstream.


  • Similar role with 2+ years experience within feature film.
  • Knowledge of 3D animation toolsets, comprehensive 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 and be able to self evaluate their work.
  • Able to deliver results to a high standard with the aid and direction of the Roto Animation Leads /
  • Supervisors needs and requirements.
  • Fundamental understanding of character animation & human motion.
  • A broad understanding of the overall VFX workflow and needs/requirements of other departments/disciplines.
  • Ability to be adaptable and accepting of changes in a production schedule.
  • Aware of project schedules and capable of delivering work to deadlines.
  • Good communication skills both technically and creatively.


  • Extended Medical
  • Disability Insurance
  • Dental Insurance


    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.
    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.

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About ScanlineVFX

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.