Added by on 2017-03-07

Mikros Image is Recruiting Digital Matte Painters

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Mikros Animation is the official animation studio for the Mikros Image Group, a postproduction company of French origins, specializing in the creation of digital visual effects. Throughout the past couple of years Mikros Animation has developed several 3D feature length films in its Paris and Montreal locations. Mikros opened it’s London office in 2016, and is currently hiring for a 3D feature animation project: Paramount’s ‘Gnomeo and Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes’. Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective, Sherlock Gnomes, to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments. Starring Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt, James McAvoy. Director : John Stevenson

Position Overview

Mikros Image is looking for a Digital Matte Painters at Senior, Mid and Junior levels, to extend and manipulate the sets and environments of London on Paramount’s Gnomeo & Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes.

Job description

To digitally and stylistically extend the environments, in-line with the vision of the Director and Art Director
Create complex digital backgrounds, landscapes, and environments in a 3D world using a range of digital tools involving painting and rendering programs
Working with the DMP Supervisor, extrapolate art direction: i.e. design, architectural style, lighting and graphics, which adhere to the Director’s overall vision
Setup and execute 3D paintings in-line with the technical aspects of the work created
Develop the atmosphere on a range of vistas
Texture fixing: define and stretch textures where required
Collaborate with the Art Department, Layout, Modeling, Look Development, Final Set Dressing, Lighting and Compositing, and Stereo teams

Competencies Required

Proven ability to complete paintings within a fast paced, dynamic, deadline driven environment, according to expectations
Excellent attention to detail
A comprehensive knowledge of the film and television industry, digital production processes and digital matte painting production
Experience working on animated features preferred
Proven strong technical and visual skills
Experience as a 3D Generalist preferred, working knowledge of the principles of 3D texture projections in Maya
Strong understanding of Maya, Photoshop, Arnold, required
Knowledge of Mari, UV Layout, Katana, Nuke, preferred
Proven strong communication skills, and ability to work well with others in a team environment

Further information

Contract position. Salary dependent on experience.
Open date for applications: March 2017 Closing date for applications: May 2017

Location: London / Paris

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and reel, and any further material, to our website here:
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