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jobby: Matte Painter, Pipeline Studios, Hamilton

Pipeline_LogoPipeline is looking for skilled and passionate Matte Painters to join its growing team.

Pipeline is an industry leader and creates some of the most innovative projects currently on the market, delivering over 2000 minutes of high quality content per year; credited to our solid reputation in the global industry. Pipeline’s world class creative and technical talent join us from studios such as Pixar, ILM, WB, and Disney to name a few.

Pipeline has produced some of the most exciting CG, 2D and custom hybrid digital productions coming out of Canada in the last several years. Along with developing our own IP for global distribution, our current clients include: NBC/Universal, Disney XD, Discovery Nickelodeon and Nelvana.

The iconic Pipeline is considered a specialty wave meant only for the most skilled. It’s epic and totally perfect. Only world-class surfers find it and ride it. Come surf with the best, at Pipeline Studios.



  • Advanced matte painting techniques that integrate seamlessly with the show by using rendered CG elements and other digital materials
  • Work closely with the art director and design team to deliver high quality on schedule
  • Adapt to different styles and design of the show
  • Excellent knowledge and abilities to work with Photoshop and Maya
  • Working knowledge of the basic principles of 3D texture projections in Maya



  • Experience with Maya, Photoshop, Mental Ray
  • Familiarity with construction of simple shader networks
  • Strong artistic eye for detail with the ability to follow reference material and concept art
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Knowledge of compositing software, such as Nuke, is an asset
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and follow through in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude, with the ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Degree/Diploma from a recognized animation, art or film school desired
  • Be pro-active and solution-orientated

How to Apply

Please email your resume, portfolio/demo reel link and brief cover letter explaining why you feel you would be a great fit:

Please include position applied for in subject line of e-mail. We look forward to hearing from you

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