Digital Matte Painter - North Hollywood

CoSA VFX, Inc is seeking experienced Mid-level and Senior Digital Matte Painting Artists to work on high profile television shows and feature films. Our company is a fast-paced and highly collaborative production environment.

Recent projects include Westworld, The Orville, Gotham, and The Gifted as well as a full slate of prominent television and film projects. Successful CoSA DMP artists create photo realistic images, elements or textures that match into live action footage or can stand alone on tight timelines in a variety of genres.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Construct photo-real environments, set-extensions and backgrounds for integration into live action footage or stand alone.
  • Enhance or alter lighting, perspective and color as needed for integration and mood.
  • Create concept art / mock ups.
  • Work closely with VFX Supervisors and Creative Directors to ensure matte paintings meet any concept design or client requirements
  • Work collaboratively with CG and Compositing teams to ensure shots are delivered to expectation

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years’ experience working as a matte painter in episodic television, games or feature film
  • Experience utilizing 2.5D Nuke Camera Projection techniques
  • Strong knowledge of photography, with a strong sense of artistic composition
  • Ability to implement fast, effective solutions to shot production challenges

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Expert and up-to-date knowledge of Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of 3D software (e.g. Maya, 3DS Max, Modo) and proficiency with Nuke compositing tools
  • Traditional arts background with an emphasis on photo-realistic work and environments a plus
  • Experience working with Vray and/or Redshift rendering software a plus
  • Experience with texturing and painting software such as Substance and Mari a plus
  • CoSA VFX, Inc. offers a competitive compensation package including medical, vision and dental insurance, flexible spending account as well as 401(k).

 

Applications without reel, resume and cover letter will not be considered

 

 

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