Senior Tracking and Matchmove Artist

This position is based in Vancouver. All applicants must reside in the United States, British Columbia or Ontario if applying within Canada.

Zoic Studios is currently seeking a Senior Tracking and Matchmove Artist to join our Camera Department.

The ideal candidate will have senior knowledge of object tracking, camera tracking and matchmove (body tracking). Must be familiar with television turn-around schedule and work well in a team environment.


  • Senior level 3D camera reconstruction and high level matchmove work
  • Comfortable completing manual camera tracks and matchmoves in Maya
  • Utilize object solves to increase quality and speed
  • Shot sculpting matchmove work/creating geo to matchmove
  • Able to address creative feedback regarding matchmove work
  • Stitch camera in Maya to deal with difficult tasks/merged plates
  • Utilize assets like lidar/photogrammetry to create consistent solves
  • Work in nuke to preprep footage and prepare/render distortion plates
  • Manage time in a television schedule
  • Ingest/QC work from outsource vendors
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Help junior and intermediate artists with issues occasionally
  • Notify leads of any concern with workload/timelines
  • Help provide feedback for tools/development

Qualifications, Skills and Software Required

  • 6+ years of production experience in a Tracking/Matchmove role
  • Experience in layout is a plus
  • Must be proficient in body matchmove and shot sculpting
  • Proficiency 3D Equalizer and Maya
  • Syntheyes knowledge is a plus
  • Proficient in Nuke
  • Knowledge of shotgun
  • Photogrammetry/lidar skills a plus
  • Lens grid solving is a plus
  • Experience working with little to no set data
  • Work well in team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional information

  • Candidates MUST be located in the United States, British Columbia or Ontario. This is a remote (work from home) position.
  • Zoic does not cover relocation costs
  • This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned
  • Due to the volume of applications we receive across our different openings we regret that only those selected to interview will be contact

About Zoic Studios

Zoic Studios is an Award winning VFX company made up of accomplished artists and producers who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have three locations, Los Angeles, New York City and Vancouver, Canada. Some of our recent credits include Ozark, See, Sweet Tooth, Superman & Lois, and Legends of Tomorrow.

"Visual Evolution" is our mission; we invest in constantly improving our technological and studio processes so that our artists can focus on being creative even in the lightning fast paced world of visual effects. We apply these principles to our work on some of the most VFX intensive film and television projects out there. We like a challenge. Do you?