Motion Capture Animator


  • London  
    London, United Kingdom
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    14 November 2022  
    Posted on
    14 September 2022  

Company Description:

With offices all over the globe, MPC is one of the world's leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating award-winning, high-end VFX for the Film and advertising industries. 

We are constantly looking for the best talent in the world, enthusiastic people that come in every day to be a part of some of the best work in the industry. Our teams in London, and throughout our global network of studios, produce creative, visually stunning, and technically challenging VFX and digital projects of the highest quality, and we are looking for candidates with a desire to be involved in the success of these projects.

These contracts are; 3, 6, 12 months on offer.

Motion Capture Animators are responsible for producing high-quality animations for our feature film productions. If you have a passion for mocap animation workflows & techniques and you can use Maya and/or Motion Builder, then we want to hear from you, whether you've just graduated, are looking for new challenges, or are used to leading teams of Animators - all levels are welcome!

This position will be working with motion capture data and the animation team, candidates should have the following:


  • Knowledge of layer based, control rig, motion capture editing workflows. Ability to animate in Maya and/or Motion Builder.
  • Ability to blend motion capture clips.
  • Ability to keyframe fingers, props and secondary animation.

Additional Information:

You would be an absolute superstar if you also possessed the following bonus skills: 

  • Previous experience with Linux.
  • A small amount of scripting knowledge - Mel or Python preferred.
  • Previous experience in a VFX environment.
  • An understanding of Rigging.
  • Some basic knowledge of Unreal.
  • Knowledge of film animation pipelines.
  • Knowledge of editorial pipelines.

The details above provide an outline of the key requirements for candidates to apply for a role in this department. At MPC we have a number of job classifications within our artist team structure.

These are: 

  • Artist.
  • Key Artist.
  • Technical Artist.
  • Lead.

Based on your skills we will assess your suitability for a particular role during the application process. 

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