Technical Mocap Animator

  • location: Redmond, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 - $33 per hour
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Technical Mocap Animator

job summary:
Technical Mocap Animator needed for contract opportunity with Randstad Technologies client in Redmond, WA.

  • Our client has a studio and developing AAA games, is looking for a Technical Mocap Animator to join our team working to support the motion capture needs of our upcoming title, "AAA Infinite".
  • As a Technical Mocap Animator, you will help run our mocap shoots, and ensure all data is quickly solved and delivered to our animation team to support their needs during production.
  • We are looking for individuals that have a high attention to detail, have experience working on a motion capture stage, and understand how to efficiently organize, track, and deliver motion capture data.
Responsibilities

  • Build sets on mocap stage for upcoming motion capture shoots.
  • Help manage the operation and technical maintenance of our motion capture stage.
  • Work with the motion capture team on shoot days to fill various roles such as running the board, note taking, marker setup, camera operation, facial setup, real-time, and hardware troubleshooting.
  • Track and organize large amounts of data, ensure it's properly solved, and ensure a smooth delivery to animators.
  • Setup live retargeting solutions for a variety of character types.
  • Ensure animation quality is not limited by technical processes or constraints.
  • Act as a service for our animation team to support them during production.
Qualifications & Skills

  • 1+ years experience with optical mocap systems such as OptiTrack, Motion Analysis, or Vicon
  • 1+ years experience with motion capture software such as Motive, Cortex, or Shogun
  • Solid understanding of Maya and MotionBuilder
  • Experience with data capture and delivery.
  • Experience with real-time setup and support.
Pluses

  • Shipped AAA title as part of a mocap or technical animation team.
 
location: Redmond, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $25 - 33 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities

  • Build sets on mocap stage for upcoming motion capture shoots.
  • Help manage the operation and technical maintenance of our motion capture stage.
  • Work with the motion capture team on shoot days to fill various roles such as running the board, note taking, marker setup, camera operation, facial setup, real-time, and hardware troubleshooting.
  • Track and organize large amounts of data, ensure it's properly solved, and ensure a smooth delivery to animators.
  • Setup live retargeting solutions for a variety of character types.
  • Ensure animation quality is not limited by technical processes or constraints.
  • Act as a service for our animation team to support them during production.
 
qualifications:
Qualifications & Skills

  • 1+ years experience with optical mocap systems such as OptiTrack, Motion Analysis, or Vicon
  • 1+ years experience with motion capture software such as Motive, Cortex, or Shogun
  • Solid understanding of Maya and MotionBuilder
  • Experience with data capture and delivery.
  • Experience with real-time setup and support.
 
skills: Pluses

  • Shipped AAA title as part of a mocap or technical animation team.

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