Facial Motion Animator - Montreal

Montreal /
3D – Animation /
Contract - Artist
The Facial Motion Animator is responsible for delivering high-quality character Motion Capture animations for feature film. They work closely alongside the Animation team to make sure the actors' performance is brought to the 3d space accurately and effectively. 


    • Provides an in-between to raw mocap data and final animations, taking the data and make it usable within Maya for Animation and Layout
    • Animates with an eye for detail, completing the matching of performance on the plate when the software may be incapable of getting the performance 100%
    • Combines various types of capture, whether that be; facial, body, object, or camera, and making them all function in unison together.
    • Uses varying quality face rigs and achieve their peak performance


    • Minimum two (2) years of experience in a similar role within the live-action visual effects industry for feature films
    • Strong anatomical understanding of the human face and fundamental understanding of natural poses
    • Knowledge of 3D animation tool-sets and comprehensive knowledge of Maya is required
    • Great eye for detail and precision with strong problem-solving skills with the ability to self-evaluate work
    • A good knowledge base of facial capture software
    • Able to deliver results to a high standard with the ai and direction of the Performance Capture leads and supervisors
    • Capable of delivering work to deadline
    • Good communication skills both technically and creatively
    • Team player who thrives in a collaborative environment
    • A basic understanding of the Facial Action Coding System (FACS) and Action Units (AU) would be beneficial
    • Capable of delivering work to deadlines
    • Good communication skills both technically and creatively
    • Team player who thrives in a collaborative environment
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