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Senior Match Move Artist [Stereo] job

Posted: February 25, 2014
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Salary: Commensurate with experience and in line with internal budget

Rising Sun Pictures is looking for Senior Match Move Artist [Stereo]

Starting Date: 28 February 2014, duration - 3 weeks

Job details: Position: Senior Match Move Artist [Stereo] – Rising Sun Pictures
Employment period: Immediate for up to 3 weeks.
Location: Adelaide, Australia. Only applicants holding a right to work in Australia can be considered for this position.

POSITION OVERVIEW
RSP is currently working on X-Men: Days of Future Past, directed by Bryan Singer. We are seeking a professional Match Mover with extensive live-action, stereo experience to commence immediately. Applicants should be fully competent working with multiple VFX disciplines in a feature film pipeline.

In this role you will be required to accurately match move organic and hard surface physical objects. Your precise work will be fundamental to ensuring photo real geometry and effects can be seamlessly integrated into live action stereo plates.

The ideal candidate will possess a passion for uncompromising excellence in the areas of attention to detail, forward thinking, time management and clear communication. You know you are the right candidate because peers will marvel at your ability to solve the seemingly impossible.

A deep understanding of physical camera attributes and the spatial relationship between a large number of assets will underpin your success. Completing stereo camera tracks and working with LIDAR and other on set data will also be required.


Requirements: RESPONSIBILITIES
• Create accurate match moves that meet creative & technical shot briefs while maintaining strict on time delivery.
• Deliver work to the show’s Art Director, Asset & Shot Supervisors.
• Demonstrate match moving progress through the regular submission of work in progress and daily updates.
• Create accurate camera solves in a stereo pipeline.
• Reproduce exact virtual camera data.
• Complete modeling, rigging & animation tasks as required to achieve match moving objectives.
• Work with riggers to define the exact needs of the match move rig.
• Clearly communicate with production any delays or obstacles that may impact your schedule.
• High ability to deliver Digi Double match moves for full CG augmentation.
• Ensure shot layout, orientation and continuity line up with scene requirements.
• Adapt and make necessary changes to tracked data as the brief evolves.
• Provide QA sanity checks of match moves before they hit your internal client [downstream].

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
• Minimum 5-years stereo feature film experience using Maya & 3d Equalizer.
• Ability to quickly identify plate features suitable for tracking, adjusting points where necessary.
• Solid understanding of Maya cameras, and the Maya workspace.
• Complete understanding of lens calibration, camera orientation & projection, focal length and distortion.
• Demonstrated experience resolving tough match moves on actors.
• Experience with standard VFX software such as Nuke, PFTrack, SynthEyes and MatchMover a plus.
• Real world understanding of proportion, depth, scale, and physical space.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Technical and creative problem solving with a can-do mindset.

APPLICATION
To apply, please email your resume reel and breakdown, to employment@rsp.com.au with the words "Senior Match Move Artist" in the subject line. Please state your availability and country of passport so we may assess your right to work in Australia. All applications will initially receive an automatic reply. Those closely matching this job description will be contacted for further discussion.

For more information on applying to RSP, please go to: http://www.rsp.com.au/recruitment.htm

ABOUT RISING SUN PICTURES
Rising Sun Pictures are a passionate team of producers, artists and technicians, known globally for delivering complex visual effects on high profile projects. With an infrastructure that delivers a wide spectrum of feature film post services, RSP is proud to have worked on films including: Seventh Son, I, Frankenstein, The Wolverine, The Great Gatsby, Gravity, The Hunger Games, Prometheus, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Green Lantern, and the Harry Potter series. For a full project listing and further information about applying for this position, please visit: www.rsp.com.au


Location: Adelaide, Australia

Contact info:
email - employment@rsp.com.au
address - Adelaide, Australia
web site - http://www.rsp.com.au/recruitment.htm
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