Rocket Science VFX Intermediate Matte Painter Full Time in Toronto, ON

Rocket Science VFX

Branch Toronto ON CA

Intermediate Matte Painter
Toronto, ON

Live-action VFX environment (for film & television):. Working knowledge of both television and feature film VFX production pipelines;…

Matte Painter – Intermediate (NOC 5241 Graphic Designer)

Rocket Science VFX is a multimedia production company creating film & television digital visual effects and animation. Currently there are ten (10) Intermediate Matte Painter positions to be filled. We believe in creative challenges, technical and artistic investment, and continuous growth through education and experimentation.


  • Consult with project managers and artists across various disciplines to establish graphic elements as well as technical and creative aspects;
  • Create 2D, 3D environments with an eye for photorealism;
  • Design VFX Concept art (i.e. graphic elements) that guides the shoot and VFX production;
  • Determine the medium best suited to produce the desired visual effect using leading edge industry software programs;
  • Develop and prepare graphic elements using traditional tools, multimedia and design software, and image processing;
  • Execute matte painting tasks based on direction from Senior Matte Painters and VFX Supervisors;
  • Solve creative and technical problems under tight deadlines and fast turnaround; and
  • Work within a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment.


  • Working knowledge of Photoshop and Shotgun;
  • Knowledge of Nuke, Maya and Mari are a plus;
  • Working knowledge of both television and feature film VFX production pipelines; and
  • 2 – 3 years of experience in a live-action VFX environment within the motion picture industry.


  • A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting;
  • Artistic ability (as evidenced by portfolio/demo reel of work); and
  • A team player with excellent communication skills.


  • Related College level diploma/certificate, or equivalent on-the-job experience.


  • This is a temporary, full-time position
  • Hourly Wage: $31.25 CAD
  • Working Hours: 40 hours/week


  • Vacation entitlement: Two weeks;
  • Employee Group Insurance Benefits Plan after three months of full-time employment (must have OHIP to be eligible);
  • If relocation to Toronto is required, one-way economy class airfare and one month accommodation assistance will be provided;
  • Overtime pay after 44 hours.

Rocket Science VFX, 35 Golden Avenue, Suite #105, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Send resume, cover letter and a link to your demo reel to: Lesley Myers, Manager

Applications that do not include a resume, cover letter, and demo reel will not be considered. Are you legally authorized to work in Canada?

Job Type: Full-time

Local candidates only:

  • Toronto, ON

Required experience:

  • live-action VFX environment (for film & television): 2 years

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-02-19
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