Motion Capture Supervisor
Job Details
Headquarters - Westminster, CO
Motion Capture Supervisor

Overview

Deck Nine Games is looking to hire a Motion Capture Supervisor to help operate our motion capture stage and post-production pipeline.

Located near Boulder, Colorado, Deck Nine Games is a multi-BAFTA and VGA nominated developer of narrative adventure games. Always innovating, we're growing and are seeking a highly-experienced motion capture professional to join our team.

Motion Capture Supervisors are industry masters at their trade. The quality and speed of work serves as a bar for the team to strive for.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Guide and mentor a team of motion capture technicians to capture the highest quality full performance capture possible.

  • Review the team’s work and give quality constructive feedback to improve quality and encourage growth.

  • Able to balance work with diverse tasks and shifting priorities.

  • Manage the accurate documentation of configurations and procedures.

  • Configure, maintain and operate hardware and software for Vicon Shogun, XSens, Manus, and Faceware systems, ensuring they are always in peak health and ready to capture.

  • Ensure high quality data capture/data quality assurance during shoots.

  • Create highly accurate physical props to match their digital counterparts.

  • Assemble motion capture sets in preparation of shoot days.

  • Work with vendors to quickly troubleshoot and resolve problems.

  • Maintain timely processing of mocap animations through our pipeline, using internally developed tools and Jira.

  • Track, clean, and retarget motion capture data.

 

Requirements & Skills
  • 10+ years of experience, and 4+ games worth of experience with motion capture systems

  • Ability to work on-site of our studio, located in Westminster, CO near Denver and Boulder.

  • Expertise with several of the following systems: Faceware, Vicon Shogun, XSens, Manus. Experience with other motion capture systems may be considered.

  • Expertise of the entire mocap post-production pipeline including cleaning, solving, and retargeting.

  • Demonstrate an extraordinary attention to detail and the ability to solve complex problems on the fly.

  • Possess excellent troubleshooting abilities, both creatively and technically.

  • Proactively identify areas for improvement and patiently work with our directors to pursue solutions for them.

  • Able to collaborate with anyone effectively, actively fostering a humble environment of teaching, learning, and growing within the team.

  • Possess clear, efficient communication skills.

  • Passion for technological advancements within the industry

 

Bonus

  • You have a deep desire to push emotionally-driven cinematic storytelling in video games.

  • Ability to grow into a leadership role within the team

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary depending on experience

  • Unlimited Vacation Time and paid Parental Leave

  • Health insurance for you and your family at a low cost to you

  • Dental and Vision insurance for you and your family at NO cost to you

  • Life and Disability benefits at NO cost to you

  • Optional Flexible Spending Account (including Healthcare and Limited Purpose), Dependent Care Account, and Health Savings Account available

  • Optional Supplemental Health and Life Insurance

  • 401(k) Plan with an Employer Match

  • Growth opportunities for your career

  • Relocation Assistance

 

Salary Range: $100,000+ DOE

 

**Please note that the compensation information is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation. **

 

About Deck Nine

 

Here at Deck Nine Games our passion is storytelling games. We are an independent game developer dedicated to crafting AAA interactive story games that inspire, transform, and entertain players. In 2021 we released Life is Strange True Colors, which went on to win multiple awards for storytelling and visuals, including best storytelling for 2021 and a VGA for Games for Impact. Recently we announced that we are developing a game for the hit sci-fi Amazon series, The Expanse. Our prior titles have won multiple awards, including Game of the Year and nominations for VGA and BAFTA awards. The studio is 100+ amazing people both located in our headquarters in sunny Westminster, Colorado and spread throughout the world permanently remote.

 

As the crafters of stories that encompass the full breadth of life’s experiences, Deck Nine is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural team in which people from all walks of life feel inspired to do their best work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and believe deeply in the creativity and strength built from diversity of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and the many other qualities that make us different.

 

If this sounds appealing to you, please apply now!

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