• Matchmove (Body Tracking)

  • Department: 3D

    Location: London

    Reports To: Head of 3D


    Key Purpose of the Job:

    Matchmovers take the original background plate photography and recreate the set up for use with in-house software. Starting with tracking a camera and calculating lens distortion the scene could also require body tracking and object tracking which would hone animation skills. 

    Needs to Do:

    To work with basic line up geometry and associated scene data in order to ensure a good match with the scene.

    Needs to Know:

    Must have experience in Body Tracking

    A good basic knowledge of Maya is required, and knowledge of 3dEqualizer is desirable though familiarity with any tracking software would be useful.
    A degree or equivalent in Computer Graphics, Animation or other related course.
    Past industry experience and be equally proficient in camera, object and body tracking.


    Needs to Be:

    Pro-active and good at problem solving.
    Very meticulous and accurate. A good eye for detail and ability to work under pressure on potentially short turn around times is essential.
    Able to take direction and feedback well from a supervisor.
    Organised and able to create tidy scenes for use in the rest of the pipeline.
    Team oriented and have great communication skills.

    Measures of Performance:

    On time delivery.
    Continuous improvement.

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