FuseFX Recruiting Digital Matte Painter
FuseFX Vancouver is currently searching for Digital Matte Painter to join our creative team. The primary focus of this position is the creation and integration of photo realistic matte paintings for episodic and feature projects. The candidate will work as part of a team of artists, producers, and supervisors. Candidates with a visual effects background and experience in episodic television production highly preferred.
FuseFX is an Emmy-award winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television, and commercials.
Reviewing client and company briefs to determine the quality, placement and number of matte painting elements required to compliment a specific shot methodology.
Examining the plates, clips and stills of the background and/or principal action, as available.
Compiling strong image elements from multiple sources for use in DMPs.
Evaluating the look of visual components of a shot, including modeling, textures, lighting and compositing in an effort directed towards shot integration.
Preparing lookdev DMPs to update the VFX Supervisor and/or client on shot progress.
Creating photorealistic digital images through often hybrid 2D and 3D approaches with consistent and seamless results.
Executing and integrating the final elements.
Experienced in Photoshop.
Proficiency in a 3D applications like Maya (or 3D Studio Max) for modelling and texturing assets.
Working knowledge of Nuke (After Effects is also welcome), Clarisse, and 2.5D projection workflows.
Knowledge of cameras, lenses, distortion, colour, perspective and parallax.
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Nothing in this job description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The Company prohibits discrimination in employment against otherwise qualified applicants because of a physical or mental disability and will make reasonable accommodations to enable qualified persons with known disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job consistent with applicable law. The Company will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.