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The Senior Matchmove Artists is responsible for delivering high quality shots in a quick and efficient manner within the required timeframe. Senior Match Move artists will have a thorough knowledge base of the tools and software required to execute high quality shots and deliver complex Camera MM, Roto-animation, object tracks and shot sculpting in a timely manner. They will setup sequences, create witness camera lineups, create photo lineups and model the set geometry as needed. They will act as an example to junior artists. They will quality check all of their work and occasionally will assist the Matchmove Leads to quality check the work of junior artists. They will work closely with Leads to communicate issues and recommend solutions.


  • Performs complex matchmove camera tracking, rotoanim, solving lens distortion, animated distortion, shot sculpts, photo lineups, photogrammatry and custom set builds.
  • Identify solutions and approaches to solve difficult shots with minimal guidance
  • Communicates and Collaborates effectively with teammates and the MM Supervisor and Leads
  • Assist with outsourcing including ingesting and packaging
  • Does basic composites to judge the camera and object / rotoanim solves
  • Setup the technical approach of the Matchmove work for a shot, sequence, or an entire aspect of a show under the direction of the MM Supervisor
  • Provide support and mentorship to junior Matchmovers
  • Updates the documentation for processes and workflow as needed


  • 5 years’ experience with a high-level film-TV VFX pipeline in MM
  • Must have expert experience with Linux, 3DEqualizer & Maya


Technical skills

  • Strong understanding of on-set photography and film and how various camera rigs create camera movement in live action plates
  • Expert understanding of Linux, 3DEqualizer & Maya
  • Ability to script in MEL and Python is an asset
  • Experience with Nuke, Photoscan & Houdini a plus
  • Experience with Photogrammatry, Photograghy, Lidar, Total station data and survey a plus

Core skills

  • Ability to troubleshoot and deal with competing priorities
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • Must have an eye for detail – capable of problem solving and Quality Control of their own work
  • Confident grasp of overall visual effects workflow required
  • Ability to be adaptale and accepting of changes in a production schedule
  • Aware of project schedules and capable of delivering work to deadlines
  • An understanding of animation principles and work methods
  • Good communication skills both technically and creatively

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