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Mid to Senior 3D Tracking and Layout Artist

Stargate Studios Malta is seeking a Mid to Senior-level Tracking and Layout Artist to work from its MALTA office.

 

Start Date and Duration of contract:

  • Commencement around mid-end August
  • 7 month Fixed Contract

 

The job will involve match moving the head of a live action dog for eventual facial animation/replacement. Lighting environment will also need to be aligned in Maya.

We are looking for an experienced artist who can handle high volumes of shots and lead other less experienced artists under pressured deadlines.


Duties:

  • Accurately track for head/face replacement of an animal using mesh and pfTrack.
  • Transferring the track Data into Maya and aligning with film plate and 3D models of animal and environment
  • Maintain communication with animation artists to verify position accuracy
  • Oversee and mentor other layout artist

 

Qualification:

  • At least 3 years layout experience in Visual Effects
  • A solid understanding of matchmove concepts using PF Track
  • Knowledge of Maya with generalist skills in camera, modelling, animation and rendering
  • Comprehension of photographic composition and understanding of camera lenses
  • Extremely thorough with a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong technical, communication and organizational skills

 

Personal Skills:

  • Open, approachable and friendly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly motivated to do their best and to always be improving
  • Responsive to taking direction and feedback
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop professionally
  • Ability to quickly integrate & communicate well in a small team

 

ABSOLUTE PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES WITH AN EU PASSPORT / NATIONALITY.  PLEASE INCLUDE A CLEAR LINK TO A SHOWREEL IN YOUR APPLICATION.

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