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Matte Painter (Senior) for VFX

Lesley Myersby on Nov 14, 2016
Company
Rocket Science VFX
Location
Toronto, Canada
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Job Category
VFX
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary : $78,000.00
Experience Required
4+ Years
Job Description
NOC 5241 - Background Artist

Rocket Science VFX is a multimedia production company creating film & television digital visual effects. Currently there are ten (10) Senior Background Artist positions to be filled. We believe in creative challenges, technical and artistic investment, and continuous growth through education and experimentation.

JOB DUTIES
Develop concepts that meet the clients' desired look for their film or television production.
Determine the medium best suited to produce the desired visual effect using leading edge industry software programs;
Produce photo-realistic 2D and 3D computer illustrations utilizing VFX tools, existing photos, design software and image processing;
Consult with project managers and artists across various disciplines (including 3D, texturing, animation, lighting, shading, look development, FX and compositing) to establish both the creative and technical elements;
Execute matte painting tasks based on direction from Senior Matte Painter and VFX Supervisors;
Solve creative and technical problems while working under the pressure of tight deadlines; and
Take initiative within a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High level working knowledge of Photoshop and Shotgun;
Knowledge of NUKE, Maya and Mari are a plus;
Working knowledge of both television and feature film VFX production pipelines; and
3 - 5 years of experience in a live-action VFX environment within the motion picture industry.

ATTRIBUTES
A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting;
Artistic ability (as evidenced by portfolio/demo reel of work); and
A team player with excellent communication skills.

EDUCATION
Related College level diploma/certificate, or equivalent on-the-job experience.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a permanent, full-time position.
Salary is $78,000 CDN per year.
Work Week is 40 to 44 hours per week.
Overtime pay after 44 hours.

BENEFITS
Vacation entitlement: 10 days paid vacation after 12 months of full-time employment;
Eligible to enroll in the Employee Group Benefits Plan after three months of full-time employment (must have OHIP to be eligible);
If relocation to Toronto is required one month accommodation will be provided.

LOCATION OF WORK
Rocket Science VFX, 35 Golden Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

TO APPLY
Send resume, cover letter and a link to your demo reel to the email on this job page, and it will be forwarded directly to: L Myers, Manager

Applications that do not include a resume, cover letter, and demo reel will not be considered. Please advise us of your status to work in Canada.
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