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Karin
01-23-2008, 01:28 PM
Frantic Films is looking for Senior Matte Painters in Los Angeles

Frantic Films has firmly established a reputation as one of North America's most dynamic and creative resources for stunning visual effects, post-production, pre-visualization, and animation.

We are currently looking for an experienced senior matte painter to join our strong VFX creative team. The Senior Matte Painter reports to the VFX Supervisor and CG Supervisors and will be responsible for creating matte paintings and concept art for high end VFX feature films.

Skills:
Problem solving / visionary skills.

Supervisory experience - strong organizational skills.

Self-motivated and self-guided.

With experience in 2D background mattes, set extension and projection artwork for geometry.

Must have previous feature film experience and be able to match lighting and photo reality of plates supplied.

Strong skill base in Photoshop and 3D packages a must, as well as skills in painting, composition and color matching.

Responsibilities:
Formulate the big-picture, robust vision for the pipeline based on needs of all departments.

Manage pipeline development team - coordinate work, assign tasks, maintain delivery schedules, interview developers.

Communicate with other departments to acquire design requirements and feedback.

Author specifications for pipeline components based on design requirements.

Document pipeline roadmap and ongoing progress.

Code review of work done by pipeline developers.

Define and enforce overall pipeline quality standards.

Define and enforce pipeline department internal procedures.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
vfx-employment@franticfilms.com


Frantic Films VFX
Attn: Karin Ross
Frantic VFX Los Angeles
1800 N Vine Street
Hollywood
CA 90028