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Oriental Dream Works Recruiting Matte Painter

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Matte Painter


Matte Painters create (but not limited to) the environment of a film based on the creative direction from the Art and/or Production Design department. At times they are involved in conceptualizing the look and feel of a scene/environment in the film. As a Matte Painter you are passionate about complementing the story of the film and/or scene through your images utilizing visual cues such as composition, color, and value while having a strong foundation in perspective. You are continuously looking for ways to improve your creative and technical prowess in a strong team environment and are willing to utilize a variety of tools.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Integrate matte paintings to match the overall look and feel of the film.
• Create and develop 2D, 2 ½D & 3D assets, environments and elements.
• Ensure matte painting consistency with color and/or Lighting Keys.
• Assist with the look development for a shot or sequence with the supervising team.
• Contribute to the visual and technical attributes of the productions
• Learn and adapt to new methods and techniques.
• Provide photographic reference material by taking digital/film photographs.


• Strong Traditional Art background and/or Architecture / Industrial Design (B.A. or equivalent degree preferred).
• 3+ years of professional experience in matte paintings for Films/TV or Games
• Professional mastering of the latest version of Adobe Photoshop, Maya, Vue and Nuke
• Ability to interpret artistic direction and adapt different painting styles.
• Knowledge of Photography and/or Cinematography.
• Solid foundation in CG principles and Production Pipelines.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.
• Additional experience in any parts of the CG pipeline including: Modeling/sculpting of assets and environments – Zbrush/Mudbox preferred. Texturing in any package – Mari preferred. Lighting and Rendering in – Arnold/PrMan/Vray or GPU based renderers and compositing in any package would be a plus.

Location: Shanghai, China

How to Apply

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