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animal logic
03-31-2008, 12:16 AM
We are currently looking for Senior and mid level Matte Painters/Concept Artist with at least 2-5 years production experience on vfx and or animated features. The position involves working closely with the vfx supervisor/Art director and Production designer to realise the production.

To be successful in the role the following is required of all candidates:

· Ability to follow a brief and produce complex matte painted elements to a high standard with a thorough understanding of perspective, lighting, and colour.

· Feature Film experience essential, with a high level of expertise in producing designs for large screen format

· The ability to create photo-real environments and landscapes that exhibit a strong foundation in photo-realistic traditional and digital art with an emphasis on natural landscapes.

· Extensive knowledge of matte painting techniques. A high proficiency in Photoshop and display an understanding of 2d compositing software and 3d projection work in Maya to enable the integration to be at the highest level. Other software skills that would be an advantage would include Shake/Nuke and Vue.

· A strong knowledge of camera focal lengths and a good sense of composition.

· The ability to produce concept art that conveys the style, lighting and character of the brief would be an advantage.

· To be prepared to pass knowledge to other staff members and work collaboratively with a cinematic team.

If you are interested in applying for this position then please complete our online resume application form on our website We are currently looking for Senior and mid level Matte Painters/Concept Artist with at least 2-5 years production experience on vfx and or animated features. The position involves working closely with the vfx supervisor/Art director and Production designer to realise the production.

To be successful in the role the following is required of all candidates:

· Ability to follow a brief and produce complex matte painted elements to a high standard with a thorough understanding of perspective, lighting, and colour.

· Feature Film experience essential, with a high level of expertise in producing designs for large screen format

· The ability to create photo-real environments and landscapes that exhibit a strong foundation in photo-realistic traditional and digital art with an emphasis on natural landscapes.

· Extensive knowledge of matte painting techniques. A high proficiency in Photoshop and display an understanding of 2d compositing software and 3d projection work in Maya to enable the integration to be at the highest level. Other software skills that would be an advantage would include Shake/Nuke and Vue.

· A strong knowledge of camera focal lengths and a good sense of composition.

· The ability to produce concept art that conveys the style, lighting and character of the brief would be an advantage.

· To be prepared to pass knowledge to other staff members and work collaboratively with a cinematic team.

If you are interested in applying for this position then please complete our online resume application form on our website www.animallogic.com (http://www.animallogic.com), specifying ‘ Matte Painter’ in the job title section. If you have a web link to your portfolio, please add this in the 'Extra Information' section.