Motion Capture Intern

MoCap · Frisco, Texas
Department MoCap
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level

MoCap Intern

The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit

Gearbox Software is looking for a Motion Capture Intern to join our game development team! This is a temporary position and is not expected to be long-term.

Our intern positions are only open to current or graduating students. 



On Set:

  • Help the Assistant Director during shoots
  • Run video playback of mocap takes as well as audio and video reference
  • Look for fallen or swapped markers and help marker up actors
  • Help manage and clean mocap supplies (suits, markers, props, computers, cameras, etc.)
  • Work as a camera operator during shoots
  • Assist during facial capture shoots
  • Help with R & D and test shoots

After Shoots:

  • Track and retarget mocap body files
  • Process facial data from mocap and audio shoots
  • Convert reference videos


  • Have great attention to detail and be extremely organized
  • Be an optimistic and positive teammate
  • Have a strong desire to learn and be professional
  • Take on tasks and work independently to complete them
  • Have a passion for games and game development


Bonus Points For:

  • Programming background
  • Animation background with knowledge of Maya and Motionbuilder
  • Previous Motion Capture experience
  • Familiarity with mocap pipelines and custom tools/scripts (capturing, tracking, solving, retargeting, etc.)
  • Be willing to wear a mocap suit or face markers for testing and pickups

Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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