Motion Capture Supervisor (DNEG VFX)

Shot Prep (Shoot, and Layout) London, United Kingdom


Position at DNEG

We are looking for a Motion Capture Supervisor to join DNEG. As the Motion Capture Supervisor you will be the key component of our team, capable of supervising and leading our technical and creative efforts to build a world-class Motion Capture team. You will be directly responsible for Motion Capture shoots, maintaining and upgrading Motion Capture technologies, supporting and providing show teams with Motion Capture content. You will drive and maintain the highest quality across all motion capture projects with your experience, creativity, problem solving skills and vision for Motion Capture.

Must Have

  • Experience Planning and Directing motion capture shoots, in-house and with external vendors
  • Experience working on major feature films
  • on-set and motion capture studio experience
  • Passion for technological advancements within the industry
  • Experience in MotionBuilder, Maya, Unreal Engine
  • Scripting knowledge is a plus.
  • Manage documentation of configurations and procedures.
  • Oversee and support motion capture pipeline at all stages
  • Maintain and operate Xsens MVN & Vicon mocap system - including setup, calibration, capture and processing
  • Providing motion capture and MotionBuilder training.
  • Familiar with other motion capture hardware and software.
  • Good eye for realistic movement, behaviour, and layout, both in individuals and crowds/groups
  • Lead a team of motion capture technicians to capture the highest quality data possible

Nice to Have

  • Facial capture experience
  • Experience with: sensor gloves, virtual production, virtual cameras

About you

  • Pleasant and professional nature
  • Attention to detail & organised.
  • Leadership/management skills
  • Team oriented.
  • Flexible and able to use initiative.
  • Good Communicator and strong collaboration skills. 
  • Time management
  • Explore new technologies
  • Calm under pressure.

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the world’s leading VFX and animation studios for the creation of award-winning feature film, television and multiplatform content. We employ nearly 8,000 people with worldwide offices and studios across North America (Los Angeles, Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver), Europe (London), Asia (Bangalore, Mohali, Chennai, Mumbai) and Australia (Sydney).