Matte Painter – Fuhu Inc. (Los Angeles)
We are currently seeking a Matte Painter to join our new CG animation project. Our goal is to produce a feature-quality stylized CG animation from a LA-based brand new studio. It is a great opportunity to participate in ground building of the team with a group of passionate artists.
· Responsible for creating foreground, mid-ground, and background digital paintings
· Familiar to building projection geometry and animation camera in Maya, and work on Nuke for the final camera projection
· Create and project matte paintings using Maya, Nuke and Photoshop
· Work closely with the art director and production supervisor to ensure shots are delivered on time with the level of requirement
· Assist in and composite shots as necessary
· Help establish suitable working techniques for the members of your team and work
· Proficient in Photoshop, Maya and Nuke. Great understanding of camera projection in Nuke.
· Must have artistic flexibility, versatility, developed eye for color and detail, ability to match and/or adapt painting style to suit a range of production designs
· Must have advanced skill, knowledge and understanding of design, composition, visual effects, production and implementation
· Proven work experience in CG animation industry
· Problem solver with ability to learn new technologies and software
· Highly organized, first-class time/project management skills
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
· Reside in Los Angeles (within the area you can commute to the El Segundo office)
Fuhu Inc., is the leading designer, seller and innovator of “thoughtful” consumer products and services for children. Creator of the nabi™ tablet, the world’s first tablet made just for kids, Fuhu provides an ecosystem of hardware, software services, and accessories to immerse kids in rich and engaging experiences. nabi ™ is available in all major U.S. retailers including Walmart, Best Buy, GameStop, and Target. Fuhu was named ‘the most promising company’ by Forbes Magazine in 2014, and also ranked #1 spot for ‘The Fastest-Growing Private US Companies’ of Inc. Magazine, 2014.
How to apply:
Please submit your resume as well as link to demo reel/previous artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title in the email subject line.
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