Lead Matte Painting

Lead Matte Painting

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• To create and lead artists in creating the 2D painted backgrounds required to complete any 3D environments, sets or scenes on the film, while working with the design, layout and modeling departments
• To troubleshoot and use talents to create visually stunning backgrounds which match and marry to the film’s style and 3D requirements, using direction giving by the Art Director and Production Designer.
• Introduce innovative ideas through his/her work creating matte paintings for the production, which work with the film’s goals, and in 3D animation.


• 3-5 years of experience creating matte paintings for feature films
• Strong ability to paint light and mood while matching 3D or live action plates
• Strong skills in painting, drawing, composition, color matching.
• Ability to create matte paintings stylistically and / or photo realistically using 2D and 3D applications
• Intermediate computer literacy, extensive skills in Photoshop/ After Effects
• Knowledge of Mac and Maya platforms
• Painting (photorealism)
• Ability to follow directions and complete tasks independently while working within the framework of a team
• Good mentoring skills
• Ability to problem solve
• Ability to meet tight deadlines
• Familiar with Stereoscopic digital process

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This job description is not meant to be all inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Please note that Canadian citizens and Canadian permanent residents will be considered in priority.

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