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Matte Painter

Heather Zolisby on Jan 18, 2018
Location
Vancouver, Canada
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Job Category
VFX
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced
Pay / Salary
Hourly
Job Description
HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/

Scanline VFX Vancouver offers a leading edge creative, collaborative team environment working with brilliant talent from around the globe. Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, BC the studio is steps from transit, the best in the city's trendy Yaletown dining and Robson high street shopping. On site amenities include a lounge/nightclub with big screen projector tv, pool table and foosball tables, over-sized patios and rooftop deck kitchen & BBQ areas, secure bicycle storage, massage chairs, showers and lockers. Experience fun team events, parties, sporting activities, local business discounts and much more.

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TITLE

MATTE PAINTER

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Matte Painting Supervisor, the Matte Painter creates photorealistic 2D and 3D matte paintings of subject matter to be used as an element to either embellish or replace live action footage in feature films.

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

REQUIREMENTS

Ability to work OT, flexible hours, on call

BENEFITS INCLUDED

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

HOW TO APPLY: http://scanlinevfx.applyfirst.ca/
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