United States

Matte Painter - Luma Pictures - Santa Monica

Are you a Matte Painter?

You can

- Create photo realistic
- CG matte paintings that will 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 will be seamlessly integrated into the film

You have

- Professional level Photoshop experience
- Comfortability in a variety of implementations, be it 2D backdrops, textured elements/fixes and complex 2.5D/3D projections.

Pluses

FX Artist - Luma Pictures - Santa Monica

Are you an FX Artist?

You can

- Light and render FX passes for specific shots using developed FX rigs
- Develop rigs/techniques to implement and optimize approved looks
- Produce look tests based on provided reference materials
- Create tools and scripts to facilitate workflow
- Understand one of the following applications: Maya / Houdini / Realflow / Krakatoa / Fume

You have

Compositor - Luma Pictures - Santa Monica

Are you a Compositor?

You can

- Composite both digital and live action elements to create groundbreaking visual effects shots for blockbuster films
- Collaborate with fellow artists and supervisors to meet challenging production deadlines
- Understand stereo (3D) and anamorphic compositing in Nuke
- Understand 3D multi-pass rendering techniques and colorspace concepts

You have

- Knowledge of Nuke
- Communication skills
- A team player mentality with a 'get it done' attitude
- Ability to work in high-pressure environment

Character Designer / Concept Artist - Luma Pictures - Santa Monica

Are you a Character Designer / Concept Artist?

You Can

- Work closely with a small creative R&D team
- Conceptualize ideas, research looks, create original characters and design new worlds
- Deliver a good range of aesthetics, from detailed designs to stylized looks
- Work in sketch form for fast iterations as well as fully painted concept ready for modeling

You Have

Mid Pipeline TD - Luma Pictures - Santa Monica

Are you a Mid Pipeline TD?

You Can:

- Learn and extend the pipeline
- Develop tools that make artists happy
- Identify and automate inefficient or redundant tasks

You Have:

- 3+ years industry experience
- Master knowledge of python
- In-depth knowledge of PyQT or PySide
- Good UI design sense
- Experience using databases
- Expert problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
- Experience with Maya and/or Nuke
- Communication skills
- Time management skills

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