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Mavericks VFX

Toronto, Ontario - Canada
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Senior Matte Painter



The Senior Matte Painter will create and design concepts firmly rooted in the story and style of the film. Recreate photo realistic matte paintings to be used as an element to either embellish or replace live action footage, digital still photography, rendered CG elements and digital paint.


  • The artist must be comfortable in a variety of implementations: 2D backdrops, textured elements/fixes and complex 2.5D/3D projections
  • Thorough knowledge of advanced matte painting techniques including colour, space, digital paint techniques and Photoshop file management (file format, bit depth resolution, appropriate layering of elements)
  • A good understanding and application of fundamental perspective as a basis for a form building/correcting strategy in the creation of the digital environments
  • Technical expertise in photography with an importance on lighting, depth, colour and composition


  • Minimum 4 years of experience on feature films/televisions/commercials
  • Working knowledge of the basic principles of 3D texture projections in Maya and Nuke
  • Must have the ability to work both autonomously and within a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are critical
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Please send your resume and cover letter via email to with the subject line: Senior Matte Painter

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