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ScanlineVFX
10-10-2008, 10:44 PM
Scanline VFX Los Angeles is hiring Matte Painter for Killer shots on 2012

MATTE PAINTER

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for the final artistic rendition of an environment or elements within the vision set forth by the VFX Supervisor
Works with live action footage, digital photos, CG elements and digital paint to create strong compositions and mood
Capable of high end photo real CG landscapes
Matte painting implementations includes mostly complex multi-layered 3D projections, very few 2D backdrops

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

Minimum 3 year matte painting experience in a production environment
Experience with advanced matte painting techniques including, appropriate layering, scene management and reference gathering
Excellent skills in Photoshop and BodyPaint 3D, open to other programs
Good knowledge of the basic principles of 2D texture projections in 3ds Max, Maya or similar 3D application
Technical experience in photography or lighting with an emphasis on color and composition
UV mapping workflow experience a plus
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multitask
Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines

ScanlineVFX, Los Angeles is currently working on killer shots for Roland Emmerich's "2012". With a passion for the cutting edge and its Academy award winning effects software, "Flowline", ScanlineVFX is quickly becoming the go-to source for hardcore FX shots. Combining the best of artistry and technology, ScanlineVFX seeks out people with a solid blend of skills and the personality to match. Our past films include 300, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Iron Man, The Invasion and Poseidon.


To apply for any of our open positions, please submit a cover letter and resume with a link to your online website/portfolio to:
Jobs_la (at) scanlinevfx.com
or mail us a hard copy of your cover letter and resume, and your demo reel (DVD preferred) with a reel breakdown/shot list to:


Recruiting Department
RE: (please specify which position you are applying for)
SCANLINE VFX
12950 Culver Blvd.
Marina Del Rey, CA 90066

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