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Default Vfx - Lead Matte Painter (Sydney) - 10-13-2009, 01:51 AM

Established in 1991, Animal Logic quickly earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading design, visual effects and animation companies.

Animal Logic attracts highly talented people from all around the globe, who are drawn both by the impressive style and quality of our work and the opportunity to live in Sydney – one of the most beautiful, cosmopolitan cities in the world.

Our facility is situated fifteen minutes from Bondi Beach, (one of over 150 beaches in the Sydney metropolitan area), bordered on two sides by substantial areas of parklands and only ten minutes away from the Central Business district and iconic Sydney Harbour. With its temperate climate and outdoor lifestyle Sydney is both a fantastic place for families and an exciting destination for those who enjoy adventure and a spot of nightlife.

We are currently searching for a Lead Matte Painter to work in visual effects for features. The position involves working closely with the Art Director and/or Look Development Supervisor to realise the production requirements.

This is a technical, managerial role.

To be successful in the role the following is required:

•5-7 years+ production experience

•Previous experience in a leadership role on a Feature Film or Animated Feature project.

•Experience in shaping the pipeline for the production of all matte painting elements.

•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.

•A strong understanding and sympathy for real world materials and lighting, perspective, colour, texture and detail.

•Extensive knowledge of a variety of matte painting techniques.

•A high proficiency in Photoshop and display an understanding of 2d compositing software and d projection work in Maya and Nuke to enable the integration to be at the highest level. Other software skills that would be an advantage would include Shake and Vue.

•Excellent attention to detail, both artistic and technical.

•Ability to multi-task, prioritise and problem solve, both personally and as a function of steering the team and guiding individual team members.

•Ability to communicate and lead in a strong, collaborative team environment

If you are interested in applying for this position then please complete our online application form via our website at
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