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Matte Painting Supervisor

Marla Torresby on Jun 8, 2018
Rocket Science VFX
Toronto, Canada
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Matte Painting Supervisor

Rocket Science VFX is an internationally recognized studio, collaborating with top tier film and TV clients to design and create compelling stories and images. Our credits include Hannibal, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, Hell on Wheels, Killjoys, Into the Badlands and The Expanse.

Our Matte Painting Supervisor partners with VFX Supervisors and Producers to realize our client’s vision. You will lead the Matte Painting Team to create photorealistic environments, landscape, and background.

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Job Description:
  • Supervise the Matte Painting Team in assigning shots

  • Coach and mentor Junior and Intermediate level matte painters

  • Assist in the recruitment and selection process to ensure the matte painting team is equipped with the skillset to complete projects

  • Collaborate with VFX Supervisors to ensure the artistic style, quality and continuity matches client’s vision and standards

  • Produce high quality 2D and 3D digital environment and concept art

  • Review and quality control throughout the entire creative process

  • Problem-solve creative and technical problems under tight deadlines.

  • Supervise the Technical Directors to troubleshoot and prevent software and pipeline issues

  • Improve and streamline technologies and tools for the production pipeline and workflow

  • Assist in team communication and promote company inclusive and positive culture

  • Requirements:
  • 5+ years experience as a Digital Matte Painter or similar role in live-action VFX pipeline.

  • 2+ years of additional experience as a Lead or Supervisor.

  • Strong leadership, technical and communication skills to liaise with various departments and artists.

  • Strong understanding and knowledge of modelling, texturing, shading, colour theory, software, graphics and production work flow.

  • Highest proficiency in Maya, Mari, Zbrush and Nuke.

  • Knowledge of MEL, RSL and Python are a plus.

  • Capacity to thrive in a results-driven pipeline.

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve.

  • A proven eye for detail, scale and realism.

  • A strong resume, demo reel and references.

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    Thank you for your interest in Rocket Science VFX. Please note that only those who meet the requirements will be contacted for an interview. No Phone Call Please. We are always interested in meeting motivated and talented artists.
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