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Lead and Senior Matte Painters - Rising Sun Pictures, Australia - Immediate Start
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Default Lead and Senior Matte Painters - Rising Sun Pictures, Australia - Immediate Start - 09-05-2016, 02:31 AM

Lead & Senior Matte Painter

We are now hiring Lead & Senior Matte Painters!

Employment period: Long term, short term and permanent positions available.
Location: Adelaide, Australia. This position is open to Australian and international applicants. Visa and relocation assistance provided where applicable.

So, you’ve been working in the industry for a while now. Day-in, day-out, work passes by. Work’s become a blur. Perhaps you’re still in the same position you first started out in. Looking for that elbowroom to spread your wings and push your career to new heights?

At Rising Sun Pictures [RSP] we thrive on mentorship, growth, and teamwork. We want to help you build your career; we want to hear your voice.
Are you eager to work in a visual effects environment where collaboration is key, and you no longer want to get lost in the crowd? If this sounds familiar then RSP wants to hear from you!

With clients such as HBO, Marvel, Warner Bros, Paramount, and 20th Century Fox, there has never been a better time to join our amazing team.

Position Overview

With a number of substantial projects ahead, we require extensive photorealistic matte paintings and environments to be created at exceptional quality. Here we strive to create breathtaking visual effects, and creating outstanding images is at the very core of our existence.

We are excited to offer long-term and staff DMP positions, commencing immediately.
Only have a few months? Lets talk! Want long-term stability? Lets talk!

Positions are open to both local and International applicants. We’ll help organise your visa and travel needs to get you here to beautiful South Australia! While in the heart of the city, here RSP is also only a stone’s throw away from breathtaking coastlines and renowned vineyards.

The right person will have a good mix of creative and technical skills, using Photoshop (Nuke skills preferred but not essential) to complete stunning environments.
Photorealistic paint skills are of course essential, and your reel will extensively showcase examples of live action work.

You are a professional artist who works collaboratively with your team and associated departments, and have over five years experience in similar senior positions. You are an excellent time manager and forward thinker who delivers to schedule and brief. You have an expert creative eye and a deep understanding of depth, lighting and perspective to achieve realism.


• Create realistic high-end matte paintings, including: from scratch digital matte paintings, projection mapping and scene augmentation.
• Collaborate with show supervisors, assisting in the conceptualisation of environments.
• Work with all DMP & Environment team members collaboratively to tight delivery parameters.
• Work in collaboration with leads from other departments ensuring they receive timely and dependable inputs.
• When required, act as a team &/or sequence lead, reviewing and approving all work for internal and external delivery, ensuring it hits creative and technical notes.
• All senior artists at RSP are expected to lead by example through mentoring and developing less experienced team members. Knowledge sharing is expected in this role.
• Promote a collaborative and enjoyable workplace, influencing morale, fostering purposeful discussion and positive work ethic.

Required skills and experience

• Minimum 5 years professional experience creating photo-realistic environments for live-action feature film.
• Expert user of Photoshop & proficient in Nuke. Experience with Maya & Mari is a plus.
• Deep understanding of colour, light, and composition.
• Maintain a calm and professional demeanor in a deadline focused work environment.
• Excellent leadership, people management and organisational skills.
• Technical and creative problem-solving with a can-do mindset.


If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been looking for, apply now with your reel, CV, and breakdown to with the words "Lead & Senior Matte Painter” in the subject line. Please state your availability and country of passport so we can assess your right to work in Australia and visa options. Those closely matching this job description will be contacted for further information.
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