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Environments/ Matte Painting TD – Digital Domain Vancouver

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Job Title: Environments Technical Artist
Reports to: Environments Lead
Classification: Contract
Department: Matte Painting
Status: Non-Exempt
Date: September 2014

Purpose of the job:

The Environments/Matte painting Technical Artist is responsible for improving the overall efficiency of the show based Environments workflow. They design, implement, and manage digital matte paint and environment projection set ups to aid in the efficiency of the execution of the current project.
The role requires an understanding of Nuke based camera and projection workflow in specific relation to Matte Painting and Environments work, as well and strong communication skills, and a solid understanding of production workflow.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Ability to work with Environments artists to help set up Compositing ready scripts to be used by Matte Painters and Compositors for final shot output
Work with the Environments Lead to aid in the efficiency of workflow between Environments and Compositing
Ability to prep and generate shot ready projection geometry to be used in a 2.5D workflow

Qualifications: Education and/or Experience Required:

Solid understanding of a 3D and 2.5D (projection) pipeline.
Preferably technical knowledge of lenses and camera body’s (filmback, distortion etc).
Working experience with Nuke
Working experience Maya a plus
Working experience with Photoshop a plus
Minimum 2+ years experience in an environments position working on feature films, games, or commercials

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:

Office working environment.
Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production needs.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. Digital Domain Vancouver management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.

To apply for this position select Vancouver from the drop down location menu and please submit an application online via the careers page of our website:
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