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Expression Of Interest – On Set Technical Director, Auckland

Last update 2024-07-18
Expires 2024-08-18
ID #2030275772
Free
Expression Of Interest – On Set Technical Director, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified February 14, 2024

Description

Expression of Interest – On Set Technical Director Expression of interest

Wētā FX is accepting

Expressions of Interest

to join our On Set Team as an On Set Technical Director, based in New Zealand, The United States, and Canada.
The WētāFX On Set Team are multi-disciplinary Technical Directors familiar with all aspects of On Set data capture. They work closely with VFX Supervisors and relevant On Set Departments to capture and catalogue a comprehensive library of On Set assets.
We are looking expand that team with crew skilled in one or more of the following disciplines:
On Set VFX Data Wrangler
Responsibilities:
Obtaining and building a detailed database of camera metadata, and VFX notes
Executing lighting reference passes
Clearly communicating slate and camera set up information to the VFX Supervisor and On Set team
Assist with Slate Ref and HDRi photography
Assist with Tracking Marker placement
Working knowledge of Filemaker Pro
Survey & Li DAR
Responsibilities:
Establishing Survey Control Points, applying Tracking Markers, and surveying relevant slate information
Capturing and aligning Li DAR data of sets, and environments
Creating maya scenes that comprise of Survey and Li DAR data aligned to a common established space
Capture DSLR photography used to texture map Li DAR
Working knowlege of Maya, Leica Total and Scan Stations, Cyclone Core, and Cyclone Register 360
On Set Photographer
Responsibilities:
Capturing Slate Ref and HDRi Photography
Bracketed Texture Ref Photography
Photogrammetry Photography
Photo Booth Photography of Actors, Wardrobe, Props, and Weapons
Technical Photography experience needed for this role
Thorough knowledge of studio lighting and photographic techniques
Working knowledge of Adobe Bridge, Lightroom and Photoshop
Photo & Capture Booth Photographer
Responsibilities:
Operating and maintaining the Photo Booth
Capturing reference photography of actors, props, weapons, and wardrobe elements
Operating and maintaining the Photogrammetry Capture Booth
Photogrammetry of actors, props, and weapons.
Technical Photography experience needed for this role
Thorough knowledge of studio lighting and photographic techniques
Working knowledge of Adobe Bridge, Lightroom, Photoshop, Reality Capture, and Capture Grid
A demonstrable interest in photogrammetry and related processing software
All roles require:
2+ years’ experience on VFX films, or comparable industries
Understanding of why On Set data is collected and used in the VFX pipeline
A good understanding of film set etiquette and the responsibilities of each department
Working knowledge of Windows and linux OS.
Professional level data catalogue, organization and management.
Comprehensive knowledge of Canon 5 D series cameras
Manage and maintenance of all equipment assigned to the role
You will need to be highly organized, with excellent time management skills and the ability to handle working in a pressurized environment. We value candidates who use their initiative and have good problem-solving abilities.
We are looking for applications based in New Zealand, The United States, and Canada.
At Wētā FX we celebrate our diversity and believe in creating an environment where all our crew feel welcomed, respected, supported and appreciated. We define ourselves by the quality of our work, and we’re striving to build a workplace experience that’s second to none. Here at Wētā FX we value open minds and encourage our crew to be themselves.
We aim to provide a discrimination-free experience, beginning from the moment you apply for a role with us. If there is anything we can do to make the recruitment process easier, please let us know at recruitment@wetafx.co.nz.
If this sounds like you,

please apply online with your CV and cover letter.
Expressions of interest are invited through the usual job application process.

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Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Expression of interest – on set technical director

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