MATTE PAINTER

MATTE PAINTER

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MATTE PAINTER
Place:
Montreal
Vancouver
Description

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

BENEFITS INCLUDED
+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance

APPLICATIONS
• APPLY ONLY ONCE. We keep your resume on file. If your resume/reel has changed after 6 months please apply.
• ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL
Your email is what we use for correspondence.
• RESUME – Include in your resume company names and dates of employment. Max 2 pages.
• COVER LETTER – tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
• REEL BREAKDOWN – describe the tools and what you did on the shot.

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