Added by on 2015-08-12

Nitrogen is hiring a Matte Painter for Seth Rogen’s ‘Sausage Party’ – Vancouver

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Nitrogen is hiring a Matte Painter/Concept Artist to join the team on our CGI animated feature film “Sausage Party”. The Matte Painter/Concept Artist works in collaboration with the Art Director and is responsible for creating and conceptualizing complex backgrounds, landscapes, and environments. The ideal candidate has an excellent eye for aesthetics with the ability produce photorealistic and stylized images.

Duties& Responsibilities:

Provides foreground, mid-ground, and background paintings
Works closely with the Art Director, Art, Modeling, and Layout Departments to develop the look of a shot or sequence
Communicates with the Lighting and Compositing Departments to ensure shots are delivered according to their requirements
Creates shot components by combining photographic elements with 3D models or assets
Responsible for designing and conceptualizing architecture, lighting, and graphics that convey the Directors overall vision of the project
Workswith the Production team to help establish schedules and technical needs
Model, UV, and texture various assets for environment shots
Troubleshoots any issues with background components that may arise
Able to take direction and constructive criticism from the Supervisors and feedback from the Directors

Skills & Requirements:

2+ years experience on a feature film
BA of Fine Art , Classical Animation, or equivalent required
Excellent artistic eye for detail with the ability to follow reference material and concept art
Strong knowledge of Photoshop with a basic understanding of Maya and Renderman
Experience in modeling, composting, and/or animation is an asset
Traditional arts background is highly preferred
Good understanding of lighting, rendering, and digital compositing
Ability to communicate and work well in a team environment
Great problem solving skills and extremely organized

Please apply here: http://www.nitrogenstudios.com/jobs

Thank you!
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