At One of Us, 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 and silhouette of the subject that also behaves realistically in 3D space. Due to visa restrictions candidates need to be eligible to work in the UK or Europe.
- Roto animating characters to accurately match the plate photography at the high level of detail required for feature film
- Working closely with the 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)
- Being able to follow direction and take ownership of your tasks
- Being able to confidently flag when there are issues and lack of clarity of your tasks, informing relevant supervisors and production managers
- Maintaining a positive attitude and accept direction/feedback
- Being conscious of continuity between scenes when working with other Roto Animation Artists on the same character / rig
- Organising your time, collaborating and effectively communicating with your supervisors and team mates
- Liaising with Layout/Animation departments to ensure your work is being correctly implemented downstream
Qualifications and Skills:
- Preferably a 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 and human motion
- A broad understanding of the overall VFX workflow and needs/requirements of other departments/disciplines
- Able 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
All roles, including hybrid/remote opportunities, at One of Us require candidates to reside in the UK or France, depending on the location of the role, or must be willing to relocate for the duration of the contract. All candidates must disclose if they have an existing Right to Work in the relevant country, or would require sponsorship support, i.e. Visa.
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