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Digital Matte Painter – Digital Domain Vancouver

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Location: Vancouver, BC


The Matte Painter creates photorealistic paintings that are used as an element to either embellish or replace live action footage.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Works closely with Supervisors to produce painting and elements that matches concept
• Provide or acquire photographic reference materials 2D and 3D paintings for digital environments including:
• Camera Setup
• Modeling for Projection
• Camera Animation
• Projection Setup
• Image Reprojection
• Atmospherics and Light Passes

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

• 5-8 years experience in feature films creating photorealistic environments
• Degree in art, industrial design or painting preferred
• Experience working in a stereoscopic film pipeline/environment strongly desired
• Knowledge of Photoshop a must
• Understanding of Nuke or compositing software desired
• 3ds Max and/or Maya knowledge a plus
• Vue and Deep Paint knowledge a plus
• Strong knowledge of advanced matte painting techniques including color space, digital paint techniques and Photoshop file management (be it file format, bit depth resolution or appropriate layering of elements)
• Good knowledge and ability with perspective, value matching, and motion
• Good knowledge of camera focal lengths and composition
• Knowledge of film resolution and aspect ratios
• Strong time management in relation to deadlines
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

To apply for this position please select Vancouver from the drop down location menu and submit an application at
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