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Weta Digital Recruiting Digital Matte Painter

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Digital Matte Painter

Category: Matte Painter
Company: Weta Digital
Location: Wellington (New Zealand)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

We are currently looking for talented and experienced artists to create high end matte painting environments. Applicants should have a strong eye for photo-realism and technical proficiency with latest 2D and 3D environment workflows.


* Create, extend or enhance shot environments using a combination 2.5D and 3D Digimatte methodologies.
* Development of env assets and lookdev to support DMP work across an environment or sequence.
* Integration of photographic and rendered elements to achieve photo-real results.
* Efficient and accessible organization of complex 2.5D and 3D set ups for share with other artists
* Collaborate across disciplines to deliver shot work while supporting various departments’ needs.
* Assist DMP supervision/management when planing workflows and scheduling work.
* Effectively communicate with artists, supervisors, and production daily to flag issues and offer solutions.

Required Skills:

* Ability to work closely with both artists and production to solve problems within a production schedule.
* Ability to convey and incorporate ideas across multiple disciplines
* Proactive, Flexible and Collaborative approach to work.
* 3+ years of applicable experience in feature film, games, or similar
* Professional experience with Nuke, Photoshop, and Maya.

Desired Skills:

* Experience using Clarisse, Vray, Photogrammetry, Terragen, Renderman, Mari, Houdini, Zbrush, etc a plus.
* Some Proficiency with Lighting, Compositing, Modeling, Lookdev, Concept Illustration all helpful.
* Exposure to Linux/KDE
* BFA or equivalent in Painting, Photography, Computer Graphics or similar
* Interest in painting, drawing, sculpting, etc.

To register your interest, please fill out Weta’s online questionnaire and send your resume & showreel link through to
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