Matte Painter - Luma Pictures - Santa Monica

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Are you a Matte Painter?

Luma is a leading visual effects studio that has worked on tons of blockbuster films like Ant-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Prometheus; Academy Award-winning films including Crash, True Grit and No Country for Old Men; and numerous commercials such as A Mini Marvel for Coke which aired during Super Bowl 50. We are a crew of talented artists that hail from all over the world, who are passionate about creating mind blowing work. On top of that, we are a cool company, with cool people, cool offices, and we do cool things. Can't beat that!

If you're down to become part of a growing family, we'd love to hear from you.


-To create photo realistic CG matte paintings that are to be used as an element to either augment or replace live action footage.


-Work with live action footage, digital still photography, rendered cg elements and digital paint to create believable environments that are to be seamlessly integrated into the Film.
-Professional level Photoshop knowledge and experience.
-An artist who is comfortable in a variety of implementations, be it 2D backdrops, textured elements/fixes and complex 2.5D/3D projections.

Additional and Preferred Skills

-Thorough knowledge of advanced matte painting techniques including color space, digital paint techniques and Photoshop file management (be it file format, bit depth resolution or appropriate layering of elements).
-Technical proficiency in photography with an emphasis on perspective, composition, depth, lighting and colour.
-Working knowledge of the basic principles of 3D texture projections in Maya and Mari
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Professional aptitude for time management in relation to bringing multiple priorities and tasks to completion within a set deadline.
-Resourceful, proactive, driven.

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