View Full Version : Rhythm & Hues seeking Sr. Matte Painter

02-29-2008, 07:50 PM
Two time Academy Award winner for Achievement in Visual Effects and three time recipient of the Scientific and Technical Achievement award, Rhythm & Hues is uniquely poised for the demands of the highly competitive visual effects and character animation industry.

At the heart of Rhythm & Hues' success is its more than 20 year commitment to creating quality entertainment in a quality work environment.

A few current and upcoming feature projects include amongst others,
"The Incredible Hulk", "Mummy 3", "Land of the Lost", and "The Fast & The Furious 4".

POSITION: Matte Painter
DEPARTMENT: Art & Design Division

Position Summary
We are currently hiring an experienced senior Matte Painter to join our strong VFX creative team. The 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. Positions are full time and at our studio in Playa Del Rey, CA. Projects range from 2 weeks to 2-3 months.

Collaboration with art director on feature film matte paintings.
Communicate with other departments to acquire design requirements and feedback.
Must have previous feature film experience and be able to match lighting and photo real quality of plates supplied.

Required Skills/Experience
Problem solving / visionary skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Self-motivated and self-guided.
Experience in 2D background mattes, set extension and projection artwork for geometry.
Strong skill base in Photoshop and 3D packages a must, as well as skills in painting, composition and color matching.

Qualified candidates please email or mail a cover letter, resume, reel or portfolio to:


Rhythm & Hues Studios
Attn: Recruitment
Re: Matte Painter position
5404 Jandy Place
Los Angeles, CA