Full Time Job

Senior Digital Paint Artist


Vancouver, BC 11-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Position at Industrial Light & Magic

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

What You'll Do
• Demonstrate 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 assimilate feedback given by supervisors
• Research appropriate references including continuity with like shots. Proactively shares this information with team
• Demonstrate 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
• Demonstrate 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
• Demonstrate excellent trouble shooting skills
• Take ownership and responsibility of shot. Proactively offer options and find own solutions for production problems.
• Actively work across departments in shot groups. Provide updates to production and other artists on shot progress

What We're Looking For
• At least 5 years of relevant professional VFX experience and at least a college level diploma or higher in computer graphics, fine arts, design, or photography, or related field; OR at least seven years of relevant professional VFX experience in lieu of education.
• Experience with Silhouette and Nuke
• Computer proficiency including UNIX operating system; the ability to learn software and adapt scripts
• Must have an understanding how their work fits into the pipeline and it's 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
• Ability to work under tight deadlines and to work efficiently within a production environment

**FOR US BASED NEW HIRES ONLY:** We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best - entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current US salaried and non-union hourly employees, as well as all newly hired US employees.
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This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5pm60-54-198-139-112-42 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.