Matte Painters – The Great Gatsby (Sydney)
Animal Logic is seeking talented matte painters to join our team. This is a unique opportunity to work in Sydney with positions available in our feature film department.
The film project we are currently recruiting for is 'The Great Gatsby' directed by Baz Luhrman, who has produced some of the most visually spectacular films in the past decade.
The role will be working in a collaborative environment with an internationally recognised group of artists which will require matte painters with high standards of excellence both creatively & technically. You will be working closely with art directors, vfx supervisors and environment leads to realise each productions requirements.
Ideally you will have a minimum of two years experience and preferably five years experience in feature film and an excellent portfolio and demo that reflects the core skills required.
To be successful in either of these roles the following is required of all candidates:
• Ability to follow a brief and produce complex matte painted elements to a high standard with a thorough understanding of perspective, lighting, and colour.
• The ability to create photo-real environments and landscapes that exhibit a strong foundation in photo-realistic traditional and digital art; and an understanding of composition and camera focal lengths.
• Extensive knowledge of matte painting techniques. Including a high proficiency in Photoshop an understanding of photography, digital modelling, 2d compositing software and 3d projection work in both Maya and Nuke to enable the integration to be at the highest level.
• Other software skills that would be an advantage would include Mari, Mudbox, Zbrush and Vue.
• Able to work well with others in a team environment and when required to pass knowledge to other staff members
• The ability to produce concept art that conveys the style, lighting and character of the brief would be an advantage.
• Experience and understanding of working in stereoscopic would be an advantage.
If you are interested in applying for a position please complete our online application form, via our website www.animallogic.com