Lead Photogrammetry Artist

Description

NEP Virtual Studios combines Prysm Stages, Lux Machina, and Halon Entertainment under one banner to provide best-in-class virtual production services around the world. Lux Machina and Prysm stages design, build, and operate state of the art Virtual Production facilities while Halon Entertainment provides Game cinematic creation, visualization, and virtual art department services from concept to final pixel. 

 

Halon is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Photogrammetry Lead with extensive artistic and technical expertise and the ability to capture photo-real environments and assets. The ideal candidate must be passionate, talented, and driven and enjoy collaborating with others to create rich and immersive virtual worlds. This is a remote-work and on-location opportunity.  

 

 

Job Summary: 

The Photogrammetry Lead at Halon is responsible for leading teams to Capture, Process, and Catalogue Photogrammetry asset and environment packs. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage photogrammetry capture teams using a variety of techniques including DSLR capture, LiDAR capture, drone capture, and more 
  • Arrange for the capture of a variety of environments and assets 
  • Draw up plans for multiple projects and manage creative requests from start to finish 
  • Work with Executive Producer, Supervisors, and Production Coordinators to determine the resources necessary to complete projects 
  • Manage raw data processing chain 
  • Travel to complete capture assignments 
  • Create and develop tools unique to working with photogrammetry in real-time 
  • Document process and procedure in written and video formats for internal and external use 
  • Adhere to the pipeline and organization standards set by the VAD supervisors 
  • Maintenance of internal process documentation and asset library 
  • Provide motivation, direction, and improve best practices 
  • Other duties as assigned 
Requirements
  • Advanced-level photographer 
  • Advanced-level 3D Modeler, and surfacer 
  • Advanced-level knowledge of Terrestrial, Lidar, Drone and HDRI capturing 
  • Advanced-level user of Maya, Substance, Zbrush, Unreal, Photoshop, Shotgun, Quixel Mixer, P4V, and Reality Capture 
  • Capable of managing an on-location shoot team 
  • Some experience in environment asset creation using contemporary, real-time rendering methods 
  • Understands the import/export process to Unreal engine on Static Mesh components and being able to troubleshoot problems that may arise in that process 
  • Works with post-production and visual effects teams for seamless integration with footage 
  • Solid team player with strong work ethic and cooperative attitude 
  • Self-motivated and focused worker with good communication and collaboration skills 
  • Good time management skills and efficient development processes, and the ability to apply those principles towards effectively meeting schedules and deadlines 

 

 

 

Due to the requirements of this position, NEP requires as a condition of employment for this position that a candidate be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If a candidate is offered this position with NEP, such offer is contingent on the candidate providing proof of full vaccination status by his or her start date. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, NEP will consider reasonable accommodations to a candidate’s inability to vaccinate due to disability or religious belief, but NEP’s consideration of potential reasonable accommodations does not guarantee commencement of employment. 

 

 

Note:

The job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individual with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Due to the requirements of this position, NEP requires as a condition of employment for this position that a candidate be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If a candidate is offered this position with NEP, such offer is contingent on the candidate providing proof of full vaccination status by his or her start date. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, NEP will consider reasonable accommodations to a candidate’s inability to vaccinate due to disability or religious belief, but NEP’s consideration of potential reasonable accommodations does not guarantee commencement of employment.

 

Benefits:

We are proud of our culture. We believe in treating people with respect and supporting their artistic and professional goals. In addition to working with some of the most talented people on big budget, feature films and AAA games, being a member of NEP Virtual Studios Entertainment entitles you to participation in our Employer Sponsored Benefits: 401k Plan (with matching), Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance (with employer contributions), Group Term Life Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Pay, and Employee Assistance Program as well as a number of Voluntary Benefits. NEP Virtual Studios also supports your continued education, training (Studio Arts classes, online training, industry partner events), and career growth opportunities.

At NEP Virtual Studios we celebrate diversity and inclusion. We are committed to an environment that does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please let us know if you require any accommodation in your application. We believe our success as a company is built on the diversity of our teammates.

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