Full Time Job

Digital Paint Artist


Vancouver, BC 07-19-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Position Summary

The Digital Paint Artist restores background plates and creates digital articulate mattes.

What You'll Do
• Demonstrates a strong eye for color and grain structures with the ability to match saturation, hues and black points from multiple sources to create a cohesive final montage
• Able to break shots down into individual components with little supervision
• Easily assimilates feedback given by supervisors
• Researches appropriate references including continuity with like shots. Proactively shares this information with team
• Demonstrates a keen eye for recognizing paint artifacts, sharpness and color issues
• Able to handle complex shots with heavy motion blur, lots of layers, etc.
• Ability to use a combination of techniques when dealing with tricky wire removals and clean plates
• Demonstrates a basic ability to do ''paint on comp'' work to a high level of quality
• Working knowledge of color correction and Grain pipeline in Nuke.
• Ability to use layout and DM cameras in Nuke
• Ability to export track points between multiple toolsets
• Working knowledge of stereo compositing pipeline
• Demonstrates excellent troubleshooting skills
• Takes ownership and responsibility of shot. Proactively offers options and finds own solutions for production problems
• Actively works across departments in shot groups. Provides updates to production and other artists on shot progress

What We're Looking For
• Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Drawing, Animation or equivalent artistic background and education required
• Minimum 3 years' production experience in computer graphics, animation or video
• Professional experience with Silhouette and Nuke
• Ability to write Nuke gizmos and/or plugins is a plus
• Python and/or C++ experience a plus
• Computer proficiency including UNIX operating system; the ability to learn software and adapt scripts
• Must have an understanding of how their work fits into the pipeline and its effect on upstream and downstream departments
• Must have a willingness to learn new tools, a proven ability to be detail-oriented, and problem solving skills
• Adaptability and willingness to work under tight deadlines and to work efficiently within a production environment
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category: 'Animation-and-Visual-Effects',

location: 'Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada',

req: '10008492',


This position is with ILM (Vancouver) Inc., which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxv8nj-3-238-204-167-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Lucasfilm is among the world’s leading entertainment service companies, a pioneer in visual effects and sound across multiple mediums, and is home to the legendary Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.