We are looking for an experienced Matte Painter to work in our commercials department. This job would start April 16th and run 3 weeks until May 4th.

  • Create photorealistic backgrounds and environments to match the overall look and feel of project
  • Work with live action footage, digital photography, cg elements and digital paint to create believable environments that are to be seamlessly integrated into live action shots for project.

  • Strong ability in painting photo-real images using photo reference to create the highest quality digital set extensions, skies, elements, and environments.
  • Strong traditional art skills including knowledge of color, lighting, perspective, and composition.
  • Advanced knowledge of matte painting techniques, including color space, digital paint techniques and Photoshop file management
  • Knowledge with 3D programs (Maya, etc.) is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and closely with a team.
  • Demonstrable skills in Concept design desired.
  • 5+ industry experience as a Photo-real Digital Matte Painter

The successful applicant will be adaptable and thrive in a team atmosphere. A degree in Computer Science or similar is highly desirable.

Please send resume, reel and cover letter to: dannyho@themill.com