What you will be teaching

Term 1: 2D Foundations (Still images)
Term 2: 3D Software Foundations for Matte Painters (Nuke, Maya, Photoshop)
Term 3: Advanced 2.5D Matte Painting
Term 4: Portfolio and Demo Reel development

Software requirements

Fluent in Nuke, Maya, Photoshop, Zbrush, Mudbox


  • Currently working in a studio or actively freelancing as a Matte Painting Artist
  • Feature Film experience/credits
  • Certificate or

  • Diploma or

  • Degree or

  • Supplemented by 24 months of occupational experience in the field of instruction

If you wish you apply, send us the following:

1. Resume

2. Cover Letter

3. Demo Reel – (Only links to online reels will be accepted and reviewed)

4. Demo Reel Breakdown

5. Link to your IMDB Credits


Vancouver Animation School provides equal employment opportunities for instructors in their areas of specialty.
We encourage all candidates to apply at careers@vanas.ca

Learn more about us:  www.vanas.ca

About Vancouver Animation School

We believe in education for employment, in teaching innovative skills focused on artists strengths that lead to creative careers resulting in personal and professional fulfillment.