Sony Pictures Imageworks is located on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. We are committed to respecting traditional lands, and working with communities towards reconciliation.

Sony Pictures Imageworks Canada Inc.

725 Granville Street, 5th Floor
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V7K 1Y4

Project based, Full Time

Language in work environment – English

Benefits per company policy: include healthcare, tuition reimbursement, RRSP’s, Sick and Vacation leave, standard increases as applicable

Sony Imageworks Vancouver is seeking a Roto Paint Lead!

Job Description
Has experience in generating detailed Roto to create mattes for compositing tasks and a wide range of Paint skills using hand paint and procedural techniques such as projections.
Candidate is accountable for briefing and QC’ing outsource vendors work for a specific show
Able to ‘fix’ multiple types of shots from simple to moderately difficult.
Responsible for shot deadlines, participates in rounds and team reviews of work in progress.
Interact with production, supervisors and team in order to problem solve and share information related to show/ assigned tasks.
Must be able to decipher as well as follow through on shot turnovers, dailies, briefings/ notes and feedback.
Ability to work efficiently as part of a team or independently to resolve various creative solutions.

At least 5 years experience as a Roto Paint Artist in a VFX production environment
A Mastery of Nuke including paint expression and 3D environment within nuke
Knowledge of 3D tracking softwares and Silhouette
An eye for detail and an understanding of colour and composition
Leadership qualities, communication and problem solving skills
Proactive and accommodating attitude
Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize under pressures of a deadline driven production

Please note that you must be able to provide a demo reel that illustrates your relevant artistic and technical experience that also includes the nuances for this specific role.

We value unique perspectives, and want diverse, unique talent to work with us. We encourage candidates from all identities to apply.

Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

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