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Matte Painter – Asia – Games

Location: Chengdu, China Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago

Virtuos Chendgu

OPM’s client currently stands at over 1000 staff worldwide.

They are one of the largest and most well recognised developers. They have contributed to hundreds of games on all major platforms.

The have worked with many of the top 20 game companies worldwide by contributing to many of their largest AAA titles.

As the Matte Painter on the team you will work closely with the Lighting Supervisor to realise the client’s vision. The position requires a high degree of technical skill and artistic judgement. The Matte Painter is responsible for creating fully hand painted semi realistic environments and landscapes for games.

Duties to include:

  • Creating synthetic backgrounds and environments to match the overall look and needs of a given project based on concept art and/or photo reference
  • Integrating matte paintings into 3D environments using Maya and/or Nuke
  • Contribute to the visual and technical attributes of productions
  • Assist in troubleshooting background components created
  • Consult with clients and other artists on the team as required

Qualifications to include:

  • Extensive experience as a digital matte painter in a production environment for Semi realistic/ realistic projects
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience with 3D Maya software and strong compositing and 3D projection skills in Nuke
  • A good understanding of 2D and 3D workflows within a production environment
  • Knowledge of design, photography, and digital processes is a must
  • Possess a strong understanding of light, color, perspective and image composition.


Is this you? The please send a portfolio demonstrating your skills with a CV to today!

Claire Ramshaw | Senior Art Consultant
OPM Response Ltd | Unit 5 Tollgate Business Park, Colchester, Essex, UK, CO3 8AB  | Direct Line: +44 (0) 1206 214413 | Email:
| Skype: claire.ramshaw.opm |

The salary bracket is approximate and is no guarantee of the income on offer.  Salary and benefits will be discussed with candidates at interview with the company and are individually negotiated by OPM.

Tagged as: Environment Art

Tags: Environment Art Categories: Art , Creative


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