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Digital Domain Recruiting Matte Painter & Environments Artist

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Matte Painter

Category: Matte Painter
Company: Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Summary:
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 Re-Projection
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

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=10_2_0078
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Environments Artist

Category: Other
Company: Digital Domain Vancouver
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Environments Artist role is to create or recreate a fully synthetic environment with a team that works
and operates within a big visual effects pipeline, using tools and techniques to optimize and streamline
the generated content.

Requirements:

– Thorough understanding of a 3D and 2.5D (projection) pipeline.
– Experience with basic modeling, uv-ing, texturing and lighting.
– Experience with basic compositing.
– Preferably technical knowledge of lenses and camera body’s (filmback, distortion etc).
– Being able to use photographic content from different media appropriately in set re-creation
(stills, HDRI etc).
– Experience in working in a world-scale environment versus single shots.
– Demonstrates the ability to be proactive and anticipate the needs of dependent departments.
– Translate concept art into photorealistic environments.

Skills:

Minimum 3 years experience with large scale environments work in a high-end feature film
pipeline required. Live-action/VFX experience preferred.

– General experience with the following software:

Maya
Photoshop
NUKE
Vray

– Working with on-set assets.
– Creating postviz for sequences.

Apply here:- http://careers.digitaldomain.com/application.php?job_id=10_2_0209
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