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Reel FX Recruiting Senior Matte Painter

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Senior Matte Painter

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

Job Description

Job Summary

This position is for our DALLAS location!! HOUSING and transportation is provided for the length of the picture. Starts 1/5/2015 – 4/25/2015.
This is an onsite position at our Dallas, Texas Studio location. Our Senior Matte Painter will work directly with the Matte Painter Supervisor, Visual Effects Supervisor & Art Department to create innovative matte paintings for 3D animated features. Minimum experience for applications is 5 years on high-end Film and Animation projects. Feature Animation experience and management experience is required.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Crafting matte paintings for both 2D and 3D techniques.
• Professional mastery of skills to create visually stunning Matte Paintings which match and marry to the film’s style and 3D requirements.
• Primarily a painting and management position with some technical abilities with Nuke projections.

Education and Experience Requirements

• This Senior Matte Painter position requires 5+ years of experience creating matte paintings for high-end Animated Feature Films.
• Photorealism skills required with the ability to translate those into stylized Matte Paintings that matches Art Department Concept and Key Art.
• Professional mastery level of basic art skills including: photography, film making, painting, drawing, composition and color theory.
• Professional level mastery of Adobe products and Foundry Nuke.
• Experience with Maya is a big plus.
• Able to work on either Mac, Linux and PC platforms.
• Ability to follow directions and complete tasks independently while working within the framework of a team.
• Ability to lead a team to problem solve and meet tight deadlines.
• Detailed orientated and able to contribute to the daily artistic, technical and, management dialogue of filmaking.
• Able to offer visual and technical solutions as well and give and take constructive criticism.
• Familiarity with Stereoscopic digital process.
• Works well with others and open to new ideas and processes.
• Desire to mentor others and take ownership over processes and workflow.
• Strong Portfolio that clearly demonstrates skill level.
• Bachelors in Fine Arts, Visual Effects or Animation programs from a reputable College or University preferred.

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.

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