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Pixomondo Recruiting Senior Paint Artist

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Senior Paint Artist

Position: Senior Nuke Paint/Roto Artist
Department: Roto / Paint
Location: Santa Monica, CA
Start Date: asap

PIXOMONDO is currently seeking a Senior 5+ years Nuke ONLY Paint Artist who is responsible for creating mattes that accurately reflect the motion of a particular object over a series of frames. Painting may also be required to remove unwanted artifacts, reconstruct a background, or digitally correct a render or composite

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

· Demonstrate excellent painting skills:
· Sophisticated shape creation and editing.
· Shape animation (by hand and w/ nukes 2Dtrackers and 3D cameras).
· Shape compositing, fill modes, opacity settings.
· Compositing roto, plate and color correction nodes to produce, render, and review grey color-overlay for roto check.

Demonstrate paint skills:

· Advanced Knowledge of 3D projection, Planar Tracking, Camera Tracking, Point-to-3D, Reconcile3d, LIDAR
· Marker removal paint.
· Rig removal paint.
· Plate restoration.
· “Crane removal*.” (*Catchall for the ever-increasing amount of production gear, crew, etc. left in the frame.)
· Photoshop experience is a must – for creating and cleaning still images to be projected and tracked into nuke

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

· 5+ years NUKE paint experience on feature films
· Hand paint and “procedural” or “comp” paint is a must.
· Excellent knowledge in NukeX 6.3 and higher
· Handle extremely difficult paint tasks.
· Fast and efficient.
· Team player with great attitude.
· Dependable and flexible.
· Takes direction well.
· Exercises close attention to detail.
· Ability to work under tight deadlines
· Strong Communication and interpersonal skills
· Ability to work within a strong team environment, and willingness to share his/her knowledge

To Apply for this Position:

· Nuke users ONLY apply
· Local applicants only. Must be eligible to work in the US.
· Include your current resume, Reel, shot vfx breakdown sheet and rate.
· Make sure your resume also includes your name, address, phone and email.
· Submit an email with the Subject “Senior Nuke Paint Artist” to
· Please no walk in applicants.
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