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Reel FX Recruiting Senior Flame Artist & Matte Painter

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Senior Flame Artist

Category: Other
Company: Reel FX
Location: Dallas (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Job Summary

This position is available in our Dallas location only.

The Senior Flame Artist is responsible for delivering Flame/Inferno based compositing for high-end commercial and film jobs. The Senior Flame Artist will work within a team including some combination of VFX Supervisors, Designers, CG Artists, Motion Graphics Artists, and Producers.

Duties and Responsibilities

•Demonstrate a creative vision to meet client’s needs and to constantly push the quality and innovation of our imagery and processes
•Work with Producers to analyze methodology and bid projects based on input from clients
•Explore creative concepts and ideas and ensure their execution in a wide range of styles, as mandated by clients, deadlines and project objectives
•Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of live action, CG and compositing production methods and techniques
•Contribute a profound sense of aesthetics, including composition, camerawork, color, typography and style
•Maintain an active awareness of current trends in commercial/design work, and drive yourself and the team to push beyond them
•Expand our team’s creative capabilities and vision through continued experimentation, research and professional development

Education and Experience Requirements

•In-depth knowledge and experience with Autodesk’s Flame/Inferno compositing software
•In-depth knowledge and experience with Autodesk’s Lustre software and Control Surface
•A good eye for color, composition and detail combined with a strong understanding of CG processes and digital pipelines
•Superior client interaction skills
•On set shoot supervision experience with a broad knowledge of photographic and optical effects techniques a plus
•Strong production experience in one or more of the following production tools is a plus: Maya, mental ray, Nuke, Photoshop, After Effects
•In-depth understanding of commercial productions, from ad agency boards, to bidding, to analyzing methodologies, to assembling the team to execution of the final product
•Experience with traditional drawing, and/or painting a plus
•Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
•A creative and collaborative problem solver who is organized and critical of his or her own work.
•Superior craftsmanship
•Creative courage

Note: This job description is not meant to be all inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Apply here:- http://jobs.reelfx.com/positions/sr-flame-artist-284
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Matte Painter (Feature Animation)

Category: Matte Painter
Company: Reel FX
Location: Dallas (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Job Summary

THIS IS FOR OUR DALLAS LOCATION!!!

Working with the Lead Matte Painter, Production Designer & Art Director to create matte paintings (eg. 2D background mattes or projection artwork for geometry / paintings / plates) for a 3D stereoscopic animated feature film.

Duties and Responsibilities

• To create the 2D painted backgrounds and necessary 3D geometry required to complete any 3D environments, sets or scenes on the film, while working with the design, layout and modeling departments
• To troubleshoot and use talents to create visually stunning backgrounds which match and marry to the film’s style and 3D requirements, using direction giving by the Lead Matte Painter, Art Director and Production Designer.

Education and Experience Requirements

• 5+ years of experience creating matte paintings for animated feature films
• Strong ability to paint light and mood while matching style keys
• Strong skills in painting, drawing, composition, color matching.
• Ability to create matte paintings stylistically using 2D and 3D applications
• Intermediate computer literacy, extensive skills in Photoshop
• Experience with Nuke & Maya is a big plus
• Knowledge of Mac and PC platforms
• Ability to follow directions and complete tasks independently while working within the framework of a team
• Ability to problem solve
• Ability to meet tight deadlines
• Familiar with Stereoscopic digital process

This job description is not meant to be all inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

Apply here:- http://jobs.reelfx.com/positions/matte-painter-feature-animation-283
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