Layout & Match Move Supervisor

The Layout & Match Move Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and/or executing all aspects of 3D layout, previs, and matchmove work done in the studio.

What you will do:

  • Layout Responsibilities:
    • Execute all aspects of 3D layout and previs work in the studio
    • Basic previs set and prop construction and character animation blocking for previs environments
    • Integrating previs scenes into final shot production pipeline
    • Exchanging cameras and sets between layout, animation, environments, fx and comp departments
    • Taking direction from VFX Supervisor and Art Director to address the client’s artistic vision
    • Work with R&D and Systems departments to maintain streamlined pipelines and debug technical issues
  • Match Move Responsibilities:
    • Overseeing all match move work in the studio
    • Reviewing and QCing vendor match move scenes for ingest into Tippett’s pipeline
    • Addressing internal match move updates when necessary
    • Providing occasional in-house match move shot work including cameras, constructing sets and props from reference, matching digital human stand-ins
    • Working with the assets, environments, animation, fx, and comp departments to ensure the proper integration of match move scenes

Must have:

  • Proven 3D technical skills with industry experience in layout, match move or related fields
  • Expertise in Maya or other industry standard 3D software
  • Familiarity with Nuke, Clarisse, Renderman, Katana, Photoshop, and scripting is a plus
  • Strong understanding of visual storytelling and cinematic techniques
  • Strong problem solving ability and good organization skills for managing large volumes of digital data
  • Ability to track and manage schedules and priorities, multi-task multiple projects and deadlines
  • Familiarity with Shotgun, Google Suite and other project management tools is a plus

You will need: 

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team and take direction professionally.
  • Ability to learn quickly and assimilate new information.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective prioritization and multitasking skills.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States or Canada.


To be considered for this position, please include your resume:

To be considered for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to  Please be sure to include the following in the subject line:  <Resume: Your Name, Layout & Match Move Supervisor>

If your skills and abilities are a good match for the job opening, you will be contacted in the near future. We will make every attempt to contact all qualified candidates, but due to the high volume of interest in our job openings, we may not be able to contact every individual. We will not be returning phone calls or emails seeking further information about the opening or to confirm that we have received your resume.