jobby: Matte Painter, Jam Filled Entertainment, Toronto

Jam Filled is a dynamic workplace for like-minded creative artists, we will remind you why you love cartooning: every project is produced with an eye for quality and an ear for fun!

Our Toronto Studio is looking for a Matte Painter who creates digital matte paintings in the style of the show, working from visual direction provided by the Show Director and/or Art Director.

Responsibilities

You’ll get to:

  • Create digital matte paintings in the style of the show, working from visual direction provided by the Show Director and/or Art Director
  • Gather suitable reference material from various sources
  • Produce concept art either manually or digitally
  • Utilize 2-D Photoshop paintings blended with animated 3-D elements to create digital backgrounds and environments which match the overall look and feel of the film
  • Revise work as per Show Director and/or Art Director feedback
  • Provide creative input where appropriate
  • Troubleshoot creative and technical issues as they arise
  • Keep up to speed with current industry trends
  • Perform additional duties as required

Qualifications

This will be your jam if you have:

  • 2+ years of Art Department experience, preferably within the animated film industry
  • Completed post-secondary education in fine arts, art fundamentals, classical animation, or other relevant area of study, with strong colour theory knowledge
  • Advanced 2D skills in Photoshop
  • 3D experience in Maya strongly recommended
  • Strong traditional art skills with the ability to produce digitally appealing artwork
  • High level of creativity, with the ability to perform to standard under tight deadlines
  • Ability to adapt working style to varying budget and schedule parameters
  • Ability to handle feedback and constructive criticism well
  • Experience creating 2D/3D overlays an asset

What’s in it for you?

  • Healthcare and dental
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Close proximity to the downtown core and public transportation
  • Various activities, team-building events and parties
  • Flexible work hours
  • Focus on work/life balance

How to apply?

Please submit video portfolio link and resume, with Matte Painter – Toronto” in subject line, to: careers@jamfilled.com

THANK YOU!

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Jam Filled team, however we may be unable to reply to everyone

Jam Filled is an equal opportunity employer. We will provide accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process should it be required. Must be eligible to work in Canada.