Sr. Matte Painter
We are currently seeking a Sr. Matte Painter for our Port St. Lucie, FL location- both
in VFX and Feature Animation departments.
These are STAFF positions.
The Senior Matte Painter creates paintings that are used as an element to either embellish or replace live action footage.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Works closely with Supervisors to produce painting and elements that matches concept
Provide or acquire photographic reference materials
2D and 3D paintings for digital environments including camera setup, modeling for projection, camera animation, projection setup, image re-projection, and atmospherics and light passes
and Skills Required:
5+ years experience in feature films creating environments
Degree in art, industrial design or painting preferred
3ds Max and/or Maya knowledge a plus
Understanding of Nuke or compositing software
Vue and Deep Paint knowledge a plus
Strong knowledge of advanced matte painting techniques including color space, digital paint techniques and Photoshop file management (be it file format, bit depth resolution or appropriate layering of elements)
Strong knowledge and ability with perspective, value matching, and motion
Strong knowledge of camera focal lengths and composition
Knowledge of film resolution and aspect ratios
Strong time management in relation to deadlines
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Digital Domain Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex,
race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other basis
protected by applicable federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.
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