Mid to Senior MATTE PAINTERS – Photo realistic. Futuristic Cityscapes & Jungle Scenes
IMMEDIATE START - Short & Longer contracts available.
Working Visa's Application assistance may be provided for the right candidates.
Rising Sun Pictures are a passionate team of producers, artists and technicians, known for providing complex visual effects and cg character work to feature film clients all around the world. With the infrastructure to deliver a full spectrum of services from Design through to Digital Intermediate, Rising Sun has recently worked on films such as Green Lantern, Terminator Salvation, the Harry Potter series [The Goblet of Fire, The Order of the Phoenix, The Half-Blood Prince, The Deathly Hallows], X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Watchmen.
We are working on a number of high profile, live action, feature films based at our Adelaide (Australia) office. We are seeking experienced Matte Painters to join our team with an immediate start. Working Visa’s can be provided for suitable overseas applicants, subject to approval.
As a Matte Painter you will create photo-realistic matte paintings out of live-action film footage, digital still photography, rendered CG elements and digital paint to create believable environments that can be seamlessly integrated into the film.
This role will suit an artist who is comfortable in a variety of implementations, be it 2D backdrops, textured elements/fixes or complex 2.5D/3D projections.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
-Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop including file management (file format, bit depth, resolution) is essential.
-Thorough knowledge of advanced matte-painting techniques including colour space, digital-paint techniques, photography with an emphasis on composition, depth, lighting and colour.
-A strong understanding and application of perspective in the creation of the 2.5D and 3D digital environments.
-Ability to take artistic and technical direction to meet the client’s brief, and work well within a team environment.
-Maintain excellent communication skills with a professional and positive attitude under the pressure of tight deadlines and changing briefs.
-Working knowledge of 3D texture projections in Maya and basic knowledge of compositing in Nuke is desirable.
-A minimum of 3 years previous experience as a digital matte painter in a production environment, preferably for feature films. Experience in matte painting for television may be taken into account.
For more information on Rising Sun Pictures please visit our website at www.rsp.com.au
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with “Matte Painter” as the subject.