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The Senior Digital Matte Painter is responsible for the painting of photo real CG environments, elements and textures.

You can:
  • Create photo-realistic digital matte paintings
  • Work with shoot data (photographic, reference data, HDRIs and photogrammetry) to combine 2D and 3D elements
  • Work with various camera focal lengths and output requirements while maintaining a good sense of composition
  • Research and create your own photographic reference material library
  • Demonstrate a desire to research and implement new techniques to continually improve team efficiency and your own quality of work

You have:
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a Matte Painter in VFX Production
  • An expert knowledge base in both Nuke and Photoshop
  • A Bachelorís degree in traditional arts, computer graphics or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A demonstrated understanding of other disciplines ; modelling, layout, matte/texture painting, lighting, rendering and compositing.
  • An in depth knowledge of colour theory and LUT
  • Sound artistic judgement and a proven aesthetic eye for real world materials and lighting
  • A high level of technical skill
  • A strong work ethic with a "get it done" attitude
  • A meticulous attention to detailSolid time-management skills and ability to multitask across multiple projects
  • An ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Experience with concept art (preferred but not required)

This position is available in both our LA and Melbourne offices.