Onset TD - Image & Photogrammetry Processing

Weta Digital’s in-house Survey & Photo department is responsible for processing reference data collected on film sets, in preparation for use downstream through the VFX pipeline. We are currently growing our team and are looking for a suitable candidate with experience managing and processing large volumes of images and onset data.

As the successful applicant your responsibilities will include applying appropriate colour settings, cataloguing and publishing slate reference photography of lights and camera positions, HDRI, texture reference, LiDAR and Cyberscan, as well as actor, prop and costume photoshoot data.

As part of our team, you will be responsible for:

  • Ingesting, processing and cataloguing incoming onset data for multiple shows
  • Converting images and applying colour correction
  • Generating and applying HDRI stitches
  • Publishing data using Weta Digital’s established naming conventions, proprietary tools and processing pipeline.

To be a successful in this role you’ll have the following attributes:

  • Familiarity with Windows and Linux operating systems
  • A good understanding of VFX pipelines and photography in general
  • Experience using Reality Capture and Maya is advantageous, but not essential
  • Professional-level cataloguing and organisational skills
  • Diligence and great attention to detail
  • Initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage tight deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a wider team
  • We take pride in our work to ensure clear and concise data is made available and are looking for a team member who can uphold the same level of care and consistency.

Weta Digital is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate our diversity and believe in creating an environment where all our crew feel welcomed, respected, supported and appreciated.

This is a full-time, solely office-based position, working from Wellington. Due to current border closures, we are only considering applications from individuals who are already based in New Zealand.

Location: Wellington - New Zealand