MPC Vancouver | Senior Digital Matte Painter/ Environment TD –
May 17th, 2012,06:14 PM
With offices all over the globe, the Moving Picture Company (MPC) is one of the world's leading visual effects (VFX) studios, creating high-end VFX for the advertising and feature film industries. We are constantly looking for the best talents in the world, enthusiastic people that come to work every day with the desire to be a part of some of the best work in the industry.
With an emphasis on the aesthetics and techniques of photorealistic image creation, the DMP artist will be responsible for painting photo real environments, elements and textures for matching into live action plates or to stand on their own as DMP plates. These Digital Matte Paintingís may also be used in a 3D environment and may be mapped onto 3D objects.
DMPs can be created from scratch or sampled from photos, scanned reference or any other artwork necessary to create new objects or to match the surfaces of existing live action. A strong understanding and sympathy for real world materials and lighting is essential and must be demonstrated in the work on your reel. DMP artists may work closely with the modelling and shading artists and therefore must have a basic knowledge of the practices of each discipline.
Duties and Responsibilities:
∑ Ability to demonstrate proficiency in creating photo-realistic DMPs required
∑ Assisting and developing the look of a shot or sequence with the supervision team
∑ Work alongside the production team to establish schedules and technical requirements
∑ Works in partnership with shadier developerís, lighters and compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard
∑ Proven experience in feature film/broadcast visual effects production
∑ Thorough working knowledge of Photoshop, with an understanding of Nuke and Maya
∑ Experience working in a Linux environment
∑ Strong artistic skills in painting photoreal environments/elements for matching into live-action or DMP plates
∑ A traditional arts background with an emphasis on photo-realistic work and environments would be an advantage
∑ A good understanding of the entire visual effects process is also needed
∑ At least 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
∑ Location: Vancouver, Canada
∑ Start Date: July 2012
∑ Duration: Project based
If this position sounds of interest then please apply via our website.
We look forward to hearing from you!