Motion Capture Stage Technician II (Petaluma- onsite 5 days/week)


7 months ago


Job Title

Motion Capture Studio Assistant

Job Location

Petaluma, CA

Job Overview

We are 2K Mocap, a leading motion capture studio that specializes in producing mocap, audio, and video assets for developers and clients. Our state-of-the-art facilities and skilled team allow us to deliver high-quality data and exceptional results. As a Motion Capture Studio Assistant, you will play an integral role in the daily operations of the studio and contribute to the success of our projects.


The pay range for this position in Petaluma, CA at the start of employment is expected to be between $87,000.00 and $100,000.00 per year. Please note that base pay is determined by market location and may vary based on factors such as experience and qualifications. Additional benefits, including bonuses and equity awards, may also be offered as part of the total compensation package.


  • Perform data quality assurance to ensure accuracy and reliability
  • Operate and calibrate motion capture systems
  • Prepare talent for performances and facilitate smooth operations
  • Maintain and optimize studio equipment and props
  • Set up and dismantle sets as required
  • Assist in shoot preparation and support talent during performances
  • Communicate talent and asset statuses to the team
  • Stream motion capture data in real-time
  • Maintain stage documentation


  • Aptitude for learning and taking direction tactfully
  • Positive attitude, attention to detail, and a team player mentality
  • Solid understanding of MotionBuilder and Maya
  • Experience with operating motion capture systems (OptiTrack or Vicon)
  • Familiarity with acquisition and post-production pipelines
  • Ability to work efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Comfortable interacting with talent and clients
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Up-to-date knowledge of mocap pipelines and processes
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Understanding of the importance of teamwork
  • Physical capability to assist with studio maintenance and set shifting
  • Experience in game development is a plus
  • Adaptability to shifting priorities and plans on set

We're excited for you to apply!

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