Full Time Job

Digital Matte Painter

Scanline VFX

Montreal, QC 05-07-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Create photorealistic paintings and elements that match concept and style using 3D and 2D tools and techniques including camera setup, modeling for projection, camera animation, projection setup, image re-projection, and atmospherics and light passes
• Provide or acquire photographic reference materials
• Combine photographic, paint, and 3d assets to conceptualize, create and design environments using techniques such as camera animation, image projection, layering, and lighting
• Perform tasks related to integrating imagery into shots, preserving a unified sense of lighting, perspective, and color
• Combine painting skills in animation software with a knowledge of photography, practical and digital modeling, and design to create 2D and 3D paintings
• Work closely with the VFX Supervisors to determine best methods to complete work in timely manner and ensure that plates meet planned concept design requirements

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
• Minimum 5+ years' experience as a Digital Matte Painter for live action ''realistic'' feature films (required)
• Expert knowledge of Photoshop, Maya and Nuke (required)
• Experience/Working knowledge of Mari, Modelling, Composting (preferred)
• Advanced knowledge of matte-painting techniques and/or technical experience in photography/lighting with an emphasis on colour and composition; traditional paint background an asset
• Ideal candidate must be able to multitask, be self-motivated, proactive, and manage all aspects on an environment and sequence level
• Responsive to guidance and review notes from creative and technical leadership – able to apply feedback to achieve the required look
• Team player and able to work independently with minimal supervision
• Strong trouble shooting/problem solving skills


BENEFITS

We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

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