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Hydraulx Recruiting Senior Matte Painter

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Senior Matte Painter


Main responsibilities

• To create the 2D painted backgrounds required to complete any 3D environments, sets or scenes on the film, while working with the design and modeling departments .
• To troubleshoot and use talents in creating visually stunning backgrounds which match and marry to the film’s style and 3D requirements, using direction given by Supervisors.
• Introduce innovative visual concepts and ideas for upcoming projects. Depending on the project, concepts may be photorealistic or may contain fantastical elements.


• Minimum of 3+ years of feature film experience (or list comparable work experience).
• High level of technical proficiency in Adobe Photoshop both in software familiarity and output: retouching, clean plates, image reconstruction, set extension, patches & augmentation, texture projection, etc.
• High level of organization and multiple OS familiarity (MAC/PC) a plus.
• Additional cross-disciplines welcome. Please list any such skills and experience in your resume (3D Modeling, Z-Brush, Architecture, Photography, Traditional Illustration, Graphic Design (Web and/or Print), Typography, Layout, etc.).


• Ability to create matte paintings stylistically and / or photo realistically using 2D and 3D applications.
• Ability to integrate illustration with existing 3D environments.
• Must be able to work quickly, efficiently, and communicate well within a team environment.
• Must be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure.
• Demonstrable experience in highly technical, dynamic departments is a must.

How to apply:

Please submit Job Applications to:
Please submit your resume and demo reels (e.g. student work, personal work or project work)
Please include rate history and availability.
Please ensure there is a detailed description of your work in particular with your demo reel.
Please write in the subject: Vancouver Senior Matte Painter
Please note, due to a high volume of applications, we cannot respond to every applicant.

Job Location: Vancouver, BC Canada

Must be a current BC resident, or hold a current work permit.
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