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Mocap technician

Animation / Guildford / Contract
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With multiple awards to our name, Larian Studios has proven that we’re dedicated to delivering high-quality role-playing games. We strive to engage our players on every level with animations that are innovative and fun to watch. We're now looking for a Junior Motion Capture Technician to help out our Animation Team for a 6-month contract.
Mocap technician

Responsibilities

  • Run and process all motion capture data for weekly motion capture sessions
  • Export animations for motion capture cleaning
  • Prepare and run the motion capture room
  • Schedule, coordinate, and markup motion capture actors
  • Author documentation for external studios 
  • Understand the requirements of the game and maintain the animation style of the production title
  • Vocalise your obstacles and needs to your supervisor
  • Partner up with cinematic animators to support them in the animation process


Requirements

  • Knowledge of Autodesk Maya
  • Familiarity with Vicon Shogun, Xsens, or similar motion capture systems
  • A keen interest in working with motion capture
  • Able to collaborate and graciously give and receive feedback
  • Self-motivated and proactive participation in game development
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Must already be in the UK and eligible to work in the country/possess any required documents (visa/permit)


Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge of Python or MEL scripting languages
  • Has an active interest in video games, particularly in role-playing games
  • Solid fundamentals of animation theory, techniques and acting/staging
  • Knowledge of production limitations of character and animation pipelines


We are looking for highly motivated individuals with ever-evolving skillsets and passion for player experience. If you want to contribute to making amazing RPG experiences, we would love to hear from you.

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