Motion Capture Technician (Temporary Assignment)

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 156434

Position Title: Contingent

External Description:

Respawn Entertainment is a AAA game development studio that was founded in 2010 by former co-founders of Infinity Ward. We shipped Titanfall and Titanfall 2 to critical acclaim, and recently shipped a free-to-play battle royale game in the Titanfall universe, Apex Legends. We are currently hiring for our motion capture development team. The opportunity to create groundbreaking games with some of the best developer talent in the industry awaits our future team members. 

 

We’re looking for an experienced Motion Capture Technician who will embrace our philosophy and share his/her hard-earned expertise to help us create an incredible experience for our players. We’re seeking someone who collaborates well with team, is passionate about their craft, and helps the team accomplish their creative aspirations. If this sounds like you, we're looking forward to seeing your resume!

 

 **This position is a temporary assignment to start, with potential for longer term employment. Working hours are full time and onsite at our studio in Chatsworth, CA. (Relocation is not offered for this position.)**

 

Qualities: 

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Mocap technician.
  • Proficient with motion capture data cleanup and implementation.
  • 2+ years’ experience with Motion Analysis hardware/software.
  • 3+ years of on-set experience in live performance industry (mocap preferred.)
  • Experience working with performers / models.
  • 5+ years’ experience Maya and Motion Builder.  
  • Worked on a minimum of one shipped AAA title.
  • Must be a great problem solver and able to adjust priorities as needed.
  • Familiar with other motion capture hardware / software (plus, but not required.) 
  • Scripting knowledge (plus, but not required.)
  • Familiar with 3d scanning and photogrammetry. 
  • Personable. 
  • Great communication skills. 
  • Exceptional time management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Data Post Processing (tracking / solving / retargeting.)
  • Support on-set mocap team with shoot prep, recording sessions and post wrap.
  • Suiting up actors for mocap acquisition session.
  • Set up/manage real-time viewer and assets.
  • Monitor video reference and/or Helmet Mounted Camera (HMC) feeds.
  • Light prop building/fabrication.
  • Quality control on post processes.
  • Set up/create mocap skeletons used for solving/retargeting.
  • Review and provide feedback of project streamlining.
  • Foster positive working relationships, teamwork, and communication within the production teams.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2019-07-09 21:55:31.257

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