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Animation - Madrid

Matte Painting Lead

Madrid, Spain Animation - Madrid
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
As the Matte Painting Lead, you will be responsible for painting from photo-real to stylized digital environments and create 3D elements for matching into 3D plates.


  • Create Photo-realistic and stylized DMP’s having Knowledges of how to combine photograph-digital paintings-3D elements.
  • Provide input during visual development/design phase.
  • Use scripting tools and gizmos.
  • Finalize a complex shots alone from scratch.
  • Keep the pipeline of the department update and coordinate the team.
  • Lead his/her team to clearly meet the expectations on the duties assigned.
  • Ensure the team members collaborates with others, inside and outside their team.
  • Must be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Follow the Supervisor’s guidance.
  • Requirements

  • 6+ years of professional experience in animation industries or VFX.
  • 1+ years of experience as Lead in the animation industry or VFX.
  • Perfect understanding of shape, light and color, composition and perspective.
  • Strong creative and technical skills and ability to share them.
  • Professional mastering in modeling, texturing/shading, lighting, rendering in Maya with Arnold.
  • Professional mastering in Photoshop.
  • Professional mastering in compositing with Nuke.
  • High knowledge in Mary, Z-brush, Houdini.
  • High English level.
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