Facial Capture R&D Engineer

  • London, UK
  • Full-time

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 everyday 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.

Job Description

We have an upcoming position for an experienced developer with a strong background in facial capture. The candidate will be working closely with our virtual production supervisors to expand and evolve our virtual production platform to encompass our growing demands for high quality facial capture.

Encompassing everything from realtime solving & preview through to final quality solving, data handling, retargeting and artist tool building.

The candidate should have several years production experience within the field of facial performance capture.

Skills Required:

- proficient c++ / python programmer

- experience with optical data systems & video based systems

- experience in retargeting rigs for facial performance capture

- knowledge of linear algebra and optimization techniques

- experience in computer vision as a plus

- experience with Fabric Engine as a plus


Additional Information

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